Cardinals QB Carson Palmer announced Tuesday that he’s retiring from the NFL.
An open letter from Carson Palmer.
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) January 2, 2018
Indications have been that this could be it for Palmer and it appears as though he’s comfortable moving on to a chapter in his life.
The Cardinals will undergo significant turnover now that HC Bruce Arians is also retiring and WR Larry Fitzgerald could be next.
Palmer, 38, is a former first-round pick of the Bengals back in 2003. He played seven years for Cincinnati before he was traded to the Raiders.
Oakland would later send him to the Cardinals and he went on spent another five seasons in Arizona.
Palmer was in the final year of his three-year, $43.5 million contract and set to make a base salary of $12.5 million for the 2017 season.
For his career, Palmer threw for 46,247 yards while completing 62.5 percent of his passes to go along with 294 touchdowns and 187 interceptions over the course of 14 seasons. He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection.