Embed This Carson Palmer

Quarterback Age: 37 Exp: 14 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003 College: Southern California
  • 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
    14 seasons $68,132,500 $47,760,000 $7,350,000 $500,000 $21,175,000 $9,000,000 $2,731,222 $156,648,722
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $17,500,000
    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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  • Similar Players

    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 AAV
    Eli Manning, NYG
    Similarity Score: 92.98%
    16 16 16 1061 1 598 377 63 4027 10.7 26 16 86.02 22 -9 0 7 $16,250,000
    Andrew Luck, IND
    Similarity Score: 91.74%
    15 15 15 1013 0.924 545 346 63.5 4240 12.3 31 13 96.43 64 341 2 6 $24,594,000
    Ben Roethlisberger, PIT
    Similarity Score: 90.74%
    14 14 14 921 0.85 509 328 64.4 3819 11.6 29 13 95.4 16 14 1 8 $14,664,417
    Joe Flacco, BAL
    Similarity Score: 90.14%
    16 16 16 1111 0.98 672 436 64.9 4317 9.9 20 15 83.54 21 58 2 5 $20,100,000
    Matthew Stafford, DET
    Similarity Score: 88.37%
    16 16 16 1037 1 594 388 65.3 4327 11.2 24 10 93.32 37 207 2 3 $17,666,667
     

    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
    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
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Palmer's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Palmer's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Palmer statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Carson Palmer's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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