Carson Palmer

Career Earnings: $172,500,000
Career APY: $11,500,000
Total Guarantees: $78,895,294
Largest Cash Payment: $19,000,000 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $24,125,000 (2017)
  • Date of Birth: December 27, 1979
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 235
  • College: USC
  • Entry: 2003 Draft, Round 1, #1 overall (Bengals)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BengalsDraftedRenegotiated20036$40,000,000$6,666,667$14,010,000$14,500,00036.3%$7,250,000
BengalsExtensionTraded20056$97,000,000$16,166,667$24,000,000$69,500,00071.6%$11,583,333
RaidersOtherTraded20114$43,000,000$10,750,000$5,000,000$15,000,00034.9%$7,500,000
CardinalsOtherRenegotiated20132$17,000,000$8,500,000$10,000,000$8,000,00047.1%$8,000,000
CardinalsExtensionRenegotiated20143$49,500,000$16,500,000$14,235,294$29,500,00059.6%$14,750,000
CardinalsExtensionReserve20161$21,000,000$21,000,000$11,650,000$36,000,000171.4%$18,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bengals8$84,000,000$10,500,000$84,000,0010.0%$00.0%
Raiders2$15,000,000$7,500,000$5,660,0000.0%$9,340,0000.0%
Cardinals5$73,500,000$14,700,000$66,875,0000.0%$6,625,0000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2003Bengals$1,070,000$1,430,000$0$0$0$0$2,500,0003.3%$11,080,000
2004Bengals$1,337,500$2,057,242$0$0$2,082,500$0$5,477,2426.8%$3,420,000
2005Bengals$3,750,000$5,232,758$0$0$0$0$8,982,75810.5%$18,750,000
2006Bengals$6,750,000$6,230,000$0$0$0$0$12,980,00012.7%$15,750,000
2007Bengals$7,250,000$6,230,000$0$0$0$0$13,480,00012.4%$7,250,000
2008Bengals$7,750,000$6,230,001$0$0$0$0$13,980,00112.1%$7,750,000
2009Bengals$9,500,000$4,800,000$0$0$0$0$14,300,00011.6%$9,500,000
2010Bengals$10,500,000$1,800,000$0$0$0$0$12,300,000--$10,500,000
2011Raiders$2,500,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,500,0002.1%$2,500,000
2012Raiders$825,000$2,335,000$0$0$0$0$3,160,0002.6%$12,500,000
2013Cardinals$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$0$2,000,000$4,000,0003.3%$8,000,000
2014Cardinals$9,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$0$4,235,294$13,000,0009.8%$19,000,000
2015Cardinals$1,000,000$6,375,000$0$0$0$1,000,000$7,375,0005.1%$10,500,000
2016Cardinals$4,900,000$6,625,000$6,350,000$500,000$0$4,900,000$18,375,00011.8%$18,500,000
2017Cardinals$15,500,000$6,625,000$1,500,000$500,000$0$15,500,000$24,125,00014.4%$17,500,000
Total$83,632,500$61,970,001$7,850,000$1,000,000$2,082,500$27,635,294$156,535,001$172,500,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Raiders2013$9,340,000$0
Cardinals2018$6,625,000$0
Total$15,965,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20111059.3%0.0%199/32860.7%275313161780.516201.3121
20121588.2%0.0%345/56561.1%401822142685.318362.0175
20131699.7%0.0%362/57263.3%427424224183.92730.1063
2014638.7%0.0%141/22462.9%1626113995.68253.1031
20151694.2%0.0%342/53863.6%4671351125104.425241.0162
20161590.8%0.0%364/59761%423326144087.214382.70144
2017740.8%0.0%164/26761.4%1978972284.414120.9020

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average