Carson Palmer

Drafted:Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003
College:Southern California

Current Salary Information

Carson Palmer signed a 2 year / $16 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $10,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,000,000.

Contract: 2 yr(s) / $16,000,000 Signing Bonus $6,000,000 Average Salary $8,000,000 Guaranteed: $10,000,000 Free Agent: 2015 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2013 2,000,000 2,000,000 - - - - - 4,000,000 10,000,000
2014 9,000,000 2,000,000 1,000,000 - - - - 12,000,000 7,000,000
2015 10,000,000 2,000,000 - - - - - 12,000,000 2,000,000
2015 UFA
  • $10 million guaranteed (Signing bonus + 2013 base + $3M of 2014 base)
  • Incentives: $4 million
  • 2015 voids 5 days after 2014 Super Bowl
Source: Aaron Wilson

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Transactions

Apr 2 2013
Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Oakland (OAK) with 2013 7th round pick (#219 D.C. Jefferson) for 2013 6th round pick (#176 - traded) and 2014 7th round pick (#235 Shelby Harris)
Apr 2 2013
Signed a 2 year $16 million restructured contract with Arizona (ARI)
Oct 18 2011
Signed a 4 year $43 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
Oct 18 2011
Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Cincinnati (CIN) for 2012 1st round pick (#17) and 2013 2nd round pick (#37)
Jul 29 2011
Placed on the Reserve List by Cincinnati (CIN)
Dec 29 2005
Signed a 10 year $119.5 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
Jul 23 2003
Signed a 6 year $42.69 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
Apr 26 2003
Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#1 overall)