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Arizona Cardinals NFC West
 
Carson Palmer • #3 • QB
Status:On the reserve/retired list
Ht/Wt:6'5", 235 lbs.
Born:Dec 27, 1979 (38 yrs) in Fresno, CA
Hometown:Mission Viejo, CA
College:Southern California
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Drafted by Cincinnati in 2003 (1/1).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Oakland in 2013.
2017 Season Stats
G GS Att Cmp Pct Yds Lg TD Int Sck Rat Rush Yds Lg TD Fum
YTD 7 7 267 164 61.4 1978 46 9 7 22 84.4 14 12 4 0 2
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Scouting Report
Assets: He was an elite quarterback talent who brought veteran experience and stellar confidence to the field every game. Had a great arm and a tremendous release. He could read defenses well, put zip on deep throws and out routes, and showed excellent touch (knowing how and when to take mustard off on shorter flips to outlet targets).
Flaws: A lack of durability was a major problem for much of his career, and kept him from consistently dominating. He additionally would press and force some passes, and could be inconsistent at times. Was not the best scrambler out there, and his mobility lessened significantly with age and injuries.
Career Potential: Star quarterback.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Pro Bowl MVP 2006
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl 2015, 2006, 2005 (did not play - injured)
NCAA Heisman Trophy 2002
NCAA Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award 2002
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