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Carson Palmer

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Quarterback Age: 40 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003 College: Southern California Agent(s):

Cardinals – The Athletic

Player Status: Retired

  • Previous Contracts

    2016-2018

    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
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    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $49,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,500,000
    Average Salary $16,500,000
    Total Guarantees $20,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
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    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $8,000,000
    Total Guarantees $10,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
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    2011-2014

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $43,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,750,000
    Total Guarantees $7,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
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    2005-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $97,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $16,166,667
    Total Guarantees $18,750,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
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    2003-2009Entry Level

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $42,697,500
    Signing Bonus $10,010,000
    Average Salary $7,116,250
    Total Guarantees $42,697,500
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards 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
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $47,907,500 $25,010,000 - - - $9,000,000 - $84,627,242
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,325,000 - - - $11,675,000 - - $15,000,000
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $32,400,000 $22,750,000 $9,350,000 $500,000 $9,500,000 - - $74,521,480
  • Fines

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

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct (obscene gesture)


    • TOTAL: $11,576

  • Transactions

    Jan 2 2018Retired from Professional Football
    Aug 5 2016Signed a 1 year $24.35 million extension with Arizona (ARI)
    Nov 20 2015Fined $11,576 Unsportsmanlike Conduct (obscene gesture)
    Mar 5 2015Converted his $9.5 million roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $7.125 million in cap space for Arizona (ARI)
    Nov 7 2014Signed a 3 year $49.5 million extension with Arizona (ARI)
    Apr 2 2013Traded 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 2013Signed a 2 year $16 million restructured contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Oct 18 2011Signed a 4 year $43 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Oct 18 2011Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Cincinnati (CIN) for 2012 1st round pick (#17 Dre Kirkpatrick) and 2013 2nd round pick (#37 Giovani Bernard)
    Jul 29 2011Placed on the Reserve List by Cincinnati (CIN)
    Dec 29 2005Signed a 6 year $97 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Jul 23 2003Signed a 6 year $42.69 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Apr 26 2003Drafted by Cincinnati (CIN): Round 1 (#1 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 ARI 7 7 7 459 0.596 267 164 61.4 1978 282.57 9 7 84.45 14 12 0 2 102.32
    2016 ARI 15 15 15 1045 0.908 597 364 61 4233 282.20 26 14 87.18 14 38 0 14 243.12
    2015 ARI 16 16 16 1040 0.942 537 342 63.7 4671 291.94 35 11 104.59 25 24 1 7 309.24
    2014 ARI 6 6 6 410 0.670 224 141 62.9 1626 271.00 11 3 95.57 8 25 0 3 103.54
    2013 ARI 16 16 16 1081 0.997 572 362 63.3 4274 267.13 24 22 83.92 27 3 0 6 217.26
    2012 OAK 15 15 15 953 0.882 565 345 61.1 4018 267.87 22 14 85.25 18 36 1 7 224.32
    2011 OAK 10 10 9 328 199 60.7 2751 275.10 13 16 80.48 16 20 1 2 136.04
    2010 CIN 16 16 16 586 362 61.8 3970 248.13 26 20 82.36 32 50 0 7 223.8
    2009 CIN 16 16 16 466 282 60.5 3094 193.38 21 13 83.57 39 93 3 6 209.06
    2008 CIN 4 4 4 129 75 58.1 731 182.75 3 4 68.98 6 38 0 2 37.04
    2007 CIN 16 16 16 575 373 64.9 4131 258.19 26 20 86.66 24 10 0 5 228.24
    2006 CIN 16 16 16 520 324 62.3 4035 252.19 28 13 93.87 26 37 0 15 237.1
    2003 CIN 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Totals 160 153 152 4,988 - 5,366 3,333 62.1 39,512 258.25 244 157 - 249 386 6 76 2,271.08