Carson Palmer To Raiders
October 18, 2011 by staff
In one of the most important commercial offers day period in the history of the Raiders sent the Bengals a 2012 first-round pick and a conditional 2013, which became a first round if certain incentives.
Palmer has a history with Raiders head coach Hue Jackson. Jackson was the one who helped recruit Palmer for Southern California and Jackson was the Cincinnati receivers coach for three seasons (2004-06). Although it had been considered retired, Palmer workouts during the offseason was normal, as if to be playing.
Since the beginning of the season, which has been working regularly with former Bengals wide receiver TJ Houshmandzadeh.
Trade could also clarify that Marvin Lewis meant by “that” yesterday when he said: “I can not change people’s minds about things. You know what I mean? Someone has done a very good job of managing them (the fans ) away from here. And it was very bad. ”
Lewis has a habit of biting comments about players until they know they are sure not returned (see Chad Ochocinco earlier this season).
Last season, Palmer set a record for the team with 586 pass attempts, completing 362 (61.8 percent) for 3.970 yards and 26 touchdowns and 20 interceptions (82.4 passer rating). The interceptions tied a career high with five of them were returned for touchdowns.
During his eight seasons in Cincinnati, Palmer was 46-51 as a starter. He has the franchise record for career completion percentage (62.9) and passer rating (86.9). He is third in attempts (3,217), yards (22.694), touchdown passes (154), interceptions (103) and 300-yard games (17) and second in completions (2.204).
Palmer was scheduled to make and 11 million this season. In the first six games lost, the share would be up to 6.9 million. With Oakland and just 6 million in salary cap space, the contract should be renegotiated with the incentives that would put the number around top and 5 million dollars.
He is scheduled to make in 2012 and 11.5 million and 13 million in 2013 and 14 billion in 2014. There are a million and a roster bonus the next three seasons.
The Raiders, who are 4-2 this season and just one game in the AFC West, is scheduled to visit Cincinnati next season.
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