Carson Palmer


Age: 35     Height: 6′ 5″     Weight: 235
College: USC     Accrued Seasons: 12
League Entry: 2003 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 1 (Bengals)
Carson Palmer signed a three year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals on November 8, 2014. The contract is worth $49.5 million and contains just over $14 million in full guarantees upon signing. If Palmer is on the Cardinals roster 5 days after the Super Bowl in any season the following year’s base salary and roster bonus will become fully guaranteed.

Contract Details

Total Value: $49,500,000 (avg. $16,500,000/year; $14,235,294 fully guaranteed)
11th highest of 78 QB contracts
YearBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Dead Money & Cap Savings
2013$2,000,000 $2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$4,000,000
2014$9,000,000 $4,235,294$4,000,000$0$0$0$13,000,000
2015$1,000,000 $10,500,000$4,000,000$9,500,000$0$0$14,500,000
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