• Carson Palmer (QB) #3

    Carson Palmer
    ADP:Round: 13, Pick: 03
    Ht / Wt:6'5" / 235 lb.
    Born:December 27, 1979
    Drafted:2003 / Rd. 1 (1)
    Draft Team:CIN


    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    April 26, 2017

    Carson Palmer's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Palmer's current ADP is 13.03, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 3rd pick of the 13th round, and 147th selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.


    2016 Season Stats

    Att / Cmp Pa Yds Pa TD Pa Int Ru Yds Ru TD
    364 / 597 4,233 26 14 38 0

    Recent drafts with Carson Palmer:

    Draft #DateFormatPalmer's Draft Pick
    4088081 4/26/2017 Standard 156th
    4088079 4/26/2017 Standard 150th
    4088077 4/26/2017 Standard 180th
    4088073 4/26/2017 Standard 169th
    4088068 4/26/2017 Standard 177th
    4088029 4/26/2017 Standard 146th
    4088021 4/26/2017 Standard 169th
    4087981 4/26/2017 Standard 169th
    4087972 4/26/2017 Standard 155th
    4087969 4/26/2017 Standard 164th

    Players drafted after Carson Palmer:

    Malcolm Mitchell WR NE 13.05
    Tony Romo QB DAL 13.05
    Corey Davis WR FA 13.06
    Paul Richardson WR SEA 13.06
    Antonio Gates TE LAC 13.08
    Mike Williams WR FA 13.08
    Darren Sproles RB PHI 13.08
    Eric Ebron TE DET 13.08
    Blake Bortles QB JAC 13.08
    Dwayne Allen TE NE 13.08
    Julius Thomas TE JAC 13.08
    Kamar Aiken WR IND 13.09
    Jack Doyle TE IND 13.09
    Dan Bailey PK DAL 13.09
    Tyrell Williams WR LAC 13.09

    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Carson Palmer.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 4 Concussion Questionable
    2016 5 Concussion Out

    Carson Palmer Biography

    Childhood & High School

    Carson Palmer was a student at Santa Margarita Catholic High School, Rancho Santa Margarita, California. He played both basketball and football but eventually played football full-time. As a seventh grader, Palmer already had extraordinary size uncommon for boys his age, so his father enrolled him at a private school in Orange County where he was taught by Bob Johnson, the quarterback guru.

    As a freshman, he was the freshman team’s quarterback. He later led the team to the California state title in his high school junior year. As a junior, he passed for 2,100 yards and 25 touchdowns and as such received offers from Florida. Notre dame, Colorado, and USC. As a high school senior, Palmer was a top player in his high School, with a quarterback rating of 203.9. Palmer was one of the athletes enlisted to the All-CIF, even though he had fractured his foot.

    Palmer was ranked No. 6 high school quarterback by SuperPrep.


    As a college freshman at the University of South California, Palmer completed 18 of 31 passes for 279 yards leading to the Trojans’ win of 33-10 against Washington. Forget about the 40 time drill. He started the final five games for the Trojans and led the team to an 8-5 record, as well as a trip to the Sun Bowl.

    He later broke the school’s record for the highest number of passing yards, passing touchdowns, and completions, in one season. He won Heisman Award in 2002, becoming the first quarterback and fifth player from his college to win that award. His college record was 1,569 attempts, 927 completions, 49 interceptions, 11,818 passing yards, and 72 passing touchdowns.

    The highlights of his career can be found here:

    NFL Draft

    The Cincinnati Bengals grabbed Palmer with the first pick, after which he joined an elite group of Pac-10 passers. As a rookie, he sat, watched, and learned during game and practice throughout his rookie year. However, in February of 2004, before training camp, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis made Palmer the starter and he started 13 games. As at that year, Palmer’s had already recorded 263 completions in 432 attempts, with 18 touchdowns and 18 interceptions.

    He recorded 18 passes of 27, an interception and double touchdown passes in his week 1, 21 passes of 38, 1 interception but zero touchdown passes in week 2. He struggled to complete 25 passes of 52 in week 3. By week 12 and 13, he threw 4 touchdown passes and 3 touchdown passes respectively. At the National Football League's Combine, Palmer ran 4.65 seconds 40 yard dash time and made a 33-inch vertical jump. Highlights can be viewed here.

    2015 NFL Season

    Palmer was fined $11,576 for making a crotch-chopping gesture considered inappropriate to the Seattle Seahawks fans in week 10 towards the end of the 39-32 win.

    He recorded 35 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He earned his win by completing 25 passes out of 41 for 349 yards, 2 interceptions, and 3 touchdowns.

    Palmer was in the competition for the National Football League's MVP award of 2015 which he lost.

    2016 NFL Season

    He signed a contract extending his contract for a year on August 2016. His average annual salary is $24.35 million. He was able to start 15 games but as a result of a concussion he suffered the week prior to that, he missed a game in week 6.

    Personal life

    Palmer is a devout Christian. His estimated annual income as at 2015 was $29 million. He was recently attacked on twitter following his performance at the game last January. His twitter handle is @carsonpalmer.


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