Embed This Carson Palmer

Quarterback Age: 37 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003 College: Southern California Agent(s):



  • Current Contract

    Carson Palmer signed a 1 year, $24,350,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $6,750,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,350,000. In 2017, Palmer will earn a base salary of $15,500,000 and a roster bonus of $2,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $24,125,000 and a dead cap value of $30,750,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $24,350,000
    Signing Bonus $6,750,000
    Average Salary $24,350,000
    Total Guarantees $21,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 36 $4,900,000 $4,250,000 $6,350,000 $500,000 $2,375,000 $18,375,000 $31,125,000 $18,500,000($18,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $31,125,0002016 Cap Savings: $-12,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $19,875,0002016 Cap Savings: $-1,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $17,875,0002017 Dead Cap: $13,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002017 Dead Cap: $13,250,0002016 Cap Savings: $11,750,000
    2017 Contract details by year 37 $15,500,000 $4,250,000 $2,000,000 - $2,375,000 $24,125,000 $30,750,000 $17,500,000($36,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $30,750,0002017 Cap Savings: $-6,625,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $15,250,0002017 Cap Savings: $8,875,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $24,125,0002018 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $8,625,0002018 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002017 Cap Savings: $15,500,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 2 yr, $36,000,000; $6,625,000 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 38 $12,500,000 $4,250,000 $1,500,000 - $2,375,000 $20,625,000 $6,625,000 $14,000,000($50,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002018 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002018 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $14,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $6,625,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $14,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $15.5M 2017 salary fully guaranteed on 2/10/2017
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $2M (due 3/13/2017)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $1.5M (due the 5th league day of 2018)

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $49,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,500,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Guaranteed $20,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2014 34 $9,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - $13,000,000 $19,235,000
    2015 35 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - - $2,375,000 $7,375,000 $20,500,000
    2016 36 $7,150,000 $2,000,000 $6,350,000 - $2,375,000 $17,875,000 $20,275,000
    2017 37 $8,150,000 $2,000,000 $8,150,000 - $2,375,000 $20,675,000 $8,750,000
    2018 38 - $2,000,000 - - $2,375,000 $4,375,000 $4,375,000
    2018 Free agent year 39 UFA  
    • $10M initially guaranteed (Signing Bonus +$3.5M roster bonus)
    • Signing Bonus: $6.5M
    • 2014 Roster Bonus: $3.5M (treated as signing bonus)
    • 2015 Roster Bonus: $9.5M
    • 2015 Base/Roster Bonus ($10.5M) guarantees 2/06/2015
    • 2016 salary fully guarantees 2/12/2016
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $6.35M due 3/13/2016
    • 2016 salary escalator: $800,000
    • 2017 salary fully guarantees on 5th waiver day of 2017
    • 2017 Roster Bonus: $8.15M, due 5th league day of 2017
    • 2018 Voids on the 5th league day
    Source: Albert Breer
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,070,000 $10,010,000 - - - - - $11,080,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $1,337,500 - - - - - $2,709,742 $4,047,242
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $18,750,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - - - $9,000,000 - $15,750,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - - - - - $7,250,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - - - - - - $7,750,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $9,500,000 - - - - - - $9,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - - - - - $10,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - - - - $2,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $825,000 - - - $11,675,000 - - $12,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $10,000,000 - - - - - $19,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 - $9,500,000 - $21,480 $11,521,480
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,900,000 $6,750,000 $6,350,000 $500,000 - - - $18,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $17,500,000
    15 seasons $83,632,500 $47,760,000 $9,350,000 $500,000 $21,175,000 $9,000,000 $2,731,222 $174,148,722
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - $1,500,000 - - - - $14,000,000
    $96,132,500 $47,760,000 $10,850,000 $500,000 $21,175,000 $9,000,000 $2,731,222 $188,148,722
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/20/2015, $11,576

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (obscene gesture)


    • TOTAL: $11,576

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Carson Palmer ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Similarity Score: 91.52%
    6 6 6 390 1 230 141 61.3 1633 11.6 10 5 88.19 7 1 0 2 $15,300,000
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    6 6 6 396 0.978 197 127 64.5 1476 11.6 9 8 85.33 40 161 3 4 $20,760,000
    J.McCown, CLE
    Similarity Score: 87.13%
    6 6 6 376 1 194 136 70.1 1374 10.1 7 6 89.15 17 56 1 6 $810,000
    A.Dalton, CIN
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    5 5 5 313 0.991 159 104 65.4 1220 11.7 7 6 87.51 14 36 0 2 $16,000,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 6 6 6 433 1.000 249 154 61.8 1856 12.1 9 6 86.69 14 12 0 2 99.44
    2016 15 15 15 1045 0.908 597 364 61 4233 11.6 26 14 87.18 14 38 0 14 243.12
    2015 16 16 16 1040 0.942 537 342 63.7 4671 13.7 35 11 104.59 25 24 1 7 309.24
    2014 6 6 6 410 0.670 224 141 62.9 1626 11.5 11 3 95.57 8 25 0 3 103.54
    2013 16 16 16 1081 0.997 572 362 63.3 4274 11.8 24 22 83.92 27 3 0 6 217.26
    2012 15 15 15 953 0.882 565 345 61.1 4018 11.6 22 14 85.25 18 36 1 7 224.32
    2011 10 10 9 328 199 60.7 2751 13.8 13 16 80.48 16 20 1 2 136.04
    2010 16 16 16 586 362 61.8 3970 11 26 20 82.36 32 50 0 7 223.8
    2009 16 16 16 466 282 60.5 3094 11 21 13 83.57 39 93 3 6 209.06
    2008 4 4 4 129 75 58.1 731 9.7 3 4 68.98 6 38 0 2 37.04
    2007 16 16 16 575 373 64.9 4131 11.1 26 20 86.66 24 10 0 5 228.24
    2006 16 16 16 520 324 62.3 4035 12.5 28 13 93.87 26 37 0 15 237.1
    2003 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0