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. The Cardinals converted a $9.5 million 2015 roster bonus in Palmer’s contract to a signing bonus on March 9, 2015.

Contract Details

Total Value: $49,500,000 (avg. $16,500,000/year; $14,235,294 fully guaranteed)
17th highest of 88 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 $1,000,000$6,375,000$0$0$0$7,375,000
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