Carson Palmer
Quarterback
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2003
Experience: 15 Years
College: Southern California
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2003 Player Cash Earnings $1,070,000 $10,010,000 - $11,080,000
2004 Player Cash Earnings $1,337,500 - - $4,047,242
2005 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 $15,000,000 - $18,750,000
2006 Player Cash Earnings $6,750,000 - - $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 - - $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 - $10,521,480 $11,521,480
2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,900,000 $6,750,000 $6,850,000 $18,500,000
2017 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - $2,000,000 $17,500,000
15 seasons $83,632,500 $47,760,000 $42,756,222 $174,148,722
  • Jan 2 2018

    Retired from Professional Football

  • Aug 5 2016

    Signed a 1 year $24.35 million extension with Arizona (ARI)

  • Nov 20 2015

    Fined $11,576 Unsportsmanlike Conduct (obscene gesture)

  • Mar 5 2015

    Converted his $9.5 million roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $7.125 million in cap space for Arizona (ARI)

  • Nov 7 2014

    Signed a 3 year $49.5 million extension with Arizona (ARI)

  • Apr 2 2013

    Signed a 2 year $16 million restructured contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • 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)

  • 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 Dre Kirkpatrick) and 2013 2nd round pick (#37 Giovani Bernard)

  • Jul 29 2011

    Placed on the Reserve List by Cincinnati (CIN)

  • Dec 29 2005

    Signed a 6 year $97 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)