PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Palmer has sealed a three-year agreement prolongation with a Arizona Cardinals.
The pierce announced Friday puts a 34-year-old quarterback, personification some of a best football of his prolonged career, underneath agreement with a group by 2017.
Palmer, in his second deteriorate with Arizona, has thrown for 11 touchdowns with usually dual interceptions, assisting a Cardinals to a 7-1 record, a best symbol in a NFL and a franchise’s best record by 8 games in 40 years. He is 5-0 in games he started this year going into Sunday’s home competition opposite St. Louis.
Arizona acquired Palmer in a trade with Oakland before to a 2013 season. In his 12th NFL season, Palmer is 15-6 as a starter given entrance to a Cardinals. Arizona has won 12 of Palmer’s final 14 starts.
He missed 3 games this deteriorate with a “dead” haughtiness in his throwing shoulder though returned to lead a group to 4 true wins.
“Carson has played during an impossibly high turn and has been a outrageous partial of a team’s success,” ubiquitous manager Steve Keim pronounced in a news recover announcing a signing. “When we total his on-field opening with a leadership, fortitude and professionalism he brings to a team, there was no doubt that we wanted to extend a attribute and are vehement he felt a same way.”
The former Heisman Trophy leader and No. 1 breeze collect has thrived in manager Bruce Arians’ system, nonetheless it took him a half-season to get gentle with a intricacies
No quarterback has a improved win commission that Palmer’s over a past 14 games. In that span, he has thrown for 3,914 yards, with 27 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, for a quarterback rating of 90.0.
He is on a fibre of 5 uninterrupted games with mixed touchdown passes and has thrown for during slightest one measure in a career-best 18 true starts.
The Cincinnati Bengals picked Palmer as a No. 1 altogether preference in a 2003 breeze out of USC.
In his third season, he took a Bengals to a playoffs though went down with a serious knee damage on his initial pass of a postseason diversion opposite Pittsburgh. In 2011, he sat out a initial 6 games of a deteriorate in a brawl with tenure and was traded to Oakland.
After a 2012 season, a Raiders motionless to go younger during quarterback and Palmer came to Arizona during really small cost. The understanding had Arizona swapping a sixth-round collect for Oakland’s seventh-round pick. He sealed a three-year agreement with a Cardinals after a trade.
In his initial deteriorate in a desert, Palmer threw for a career-high 4,274 yards, apropos a initial quarterback in joining story to chuck for during slightest 4,000 yards for 3 teams. He did it twice for Cincinnati and once for Oakland.
In his 142 games as a starter, Palmer has finished 62.5 percent of his passes for 35,124 yards with 224 touchdowns and 154 interceptions, for a quarterback rating of 86.4.
Toiling with mostly losing teams by his career, he has seemed in usually dual playoff games.