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Quarterback Age: 36 Exp: 13 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 2016, Palmer will earn a base salary of $7,150,000, a signing bonus of $6,750,000 and a roster bonus of $6,350,000. Palmer has a cap hit of $20,125,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $24,350,000
    Signing Bonus $6,750,000
    Average Salary $24,350,000
    Guaranteed $21,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2016 Contract details by year 36 $7,150,000 $4,250,000 $6,350,000 - $2,375,000 $20,125,000 -
    2017 Contract details by year 37 $8,150,000 $4,250,000 $8,150,000 - $2,375,000 $22,925,000 -
    2018 Contract details by year 38 $14,250,000 $4,250,000 - - $2,375,000 $20,875,000 -
    2019 Free Agent Year 39 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    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
    13 seasons $63,232,500 $41,010,000 $1,000,000 - $21,175,000 $9,000,000 $2,731,222 $138,148,722
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,150,000 $6,750,000 $6,350,000 - - - - $20,250,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $8,150,000 - $8,150,000 - - - - $16,300,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $14,250,000 - - - - - - $14,250,000
    $92,782,500 $47,760,000 $15,500,000 - $21,175,000 $9,000,000 $2,731,222 $188,948,722
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/20/2015 Player contract details by year Unsportsmanlike Conduct $11,576 Unsportsmanlike Conduct (obscene gesture)
    - $11,576
  • 2016 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($20,125,000) Rank
    NFL: #9
    Arizona Cardinals: #1
    Quarterback: #9

    Total Cash ($20,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #11
    Quarterback: #6

    Average Annual ($24,350,000) Rank
    NFL: #2
    Quarterback: #2
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Carson Palmer's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

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    • Week 17 Rating: 21.73
    • AAV: $16,500,000
    • Free Agent: 2019

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 309.24
    • Points/Game: 19.33
    • Points/Snap: 0.3


     

    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2015 16 16 1040 538 342 63.6 4671 13.7 35 11 25 24 1 6 309.24
    2014 6 6 410 224 141 62.9 1626 11.5 11 3 8 25 0 3 103.54
    2013 16 16 1081 572 362 63.3 4274 11.8 24 22 27 3 0 6 217.26
    2012 15 15 953 565 345 61.1 4018 11.6 22 14 18 36 1 7 224.32
    2011 10 9 0 328 199 60.7 2751 13.8 13 16 16 20 1 2 136.04
    2010 16 16 0 586 362 61.8 3970 11 26 20 32 50 0 7 223.8
    2009 16 16 0 466 282 60.5 3094 11 21 13 39 93 3 6 209.06
    2008 4 4 0 129 75 58.1 731 9.7 3 4 6 38 0 2 37.04
    2007 16 16 0 575 373 64.9 4131 11.1 26 20 24 10 0 5 228.24
    2006 16 16 0 520 324 62.3 4035 12.5 28 13 26 37 0 15 237.1
    2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • QB Rank: #2

    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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