Carson Palmer


Age: 34     Height: 6′ 5″     Weight: 235
College: USC     Accrued Seasons: 11
League Entry: 2003 NFL Draft, Round 1, Pick 1 (Bengals)
Palmer, acquired by the Cardinals via trade with the Raiders in 2013, signed a two year contract worth $16 million. Palmer received a $6 million signing bonus and $2 million in fully guaranteed salary in both 2013 and 2014. Palmer can earn up to $4 million in incentives. The 2015 season is a voidable year and only included to prorate his signing bonus

Contract Details

Total Value: $16,000,000 (avg. $8,000,000/year; $10,000,000 fully guaranteed)
17th highest of 85 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 $3,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$1,000,000$12,000,000

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