Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn't Always Line UpEvery year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Carson Palmer Provides The Cardinals With A Major UpgradeAnybody who watched the Cardinals last year saw that they needed help at the quarterback position. Considering their options, Arizona has to be happy with their off-season addition of Carson Palmer.
Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By PositionHere’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.
CBS Sports Analysts Question Latest Raider Quarterback MovesThe Oakland Raiders trade Carson Palmer and acquire Matt Flynn from Seattle. Once again, what are the Raiders thinking? Just Stupidity, Baby. Trading for Flynn is desperate. The Oakland Raiders are screwed at their quarterback position.
Raiders Finalize Acquisition Of QB Matt Flynn From SeahawksThe Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, bringing an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland even before they are done paying the steep price they dealt to acquire him.
Daily Madden: The Raiders Take A Risk With New QBMatt Flynn is on his way from Seattle to Oakland as the Raiders' new quarterback, replacing Carson Palmer who appears headed to Arizona. A fifth year pro, Flynn has only started two NFL games. Last season he backed up Seahawks star Russell Wilson.
Raiders Expected To Acquire QB Flynn From Seahawks, Cut PalmerThe Oakland Raiders are expected to complete a trade for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Flynn shortly, according to National Football League sources.
Carson Palmer Reportedly Rejects $3M Pay Cut From RaidersEver since Carson Palmer came out of his semi-retirement to accept a trade to the Raiders, his tenure in Oakland has been filled with more disappointments than triumphs.
Daily Madden: Raiders Need A New Look On DefenseThe Oakland Raiders have released defensive tackle Tommy Kelly, who started every game the last two seasons. The move saves the team $4.8 million against the salary cap this year.
Palmer Unlikely To Restructure With Raiders, Potential Cardinals OptionWhen the Raiders gave up a first- and second-round pick for Carson Palmer in October 2011, the hope was that the former Bengals quarterback who threatened to retire unless he was traded would help the organization to their first playoff appearance since 2002.
Carson Palmer Uncertain About Future With RaidersCarson Palmer is uncertain about his status with the Oakland Raiders for 2013. "(I'm) not sure what's going to happen," Palmer said in an e-mail. "Would love to be back in Oakland and compete."
Raiders Coach Says Palmer Will Have Competition At QBOakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 4,018 yards and 22 touchdowns in 2012, but that doesn't mean coach Dennis Allen is going to just hand the starting job to Palmer next year. Allen told the NFL Network on Thursday that Palmer can expect to have some competition at quarterback.
Raiders take a few steps forward but many steps backward in disappointing 2012 seasonThis was supposed to be a year where the Raiders would finally have a winning season and possibly challenge for a playoff spot. But under new head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie, the team's rebuilding efforts were largely unsuccessful. A few players showed promise but overall, it was a frustrating season for the organization and the team's long suffering fans.
It's Official: Terrelle Pryor Makes His First Career Start Against The ChargersAfter almost a week of waiting, head coach Dennis Allen makes it official by naming Terrelle Pryor as his starting quarterback in Sunday's finale at San Diego. Pryor hasn't started a game since he won the 2011 Sugar Bowl while at Ohio State. Cornerback Philip Adams is on injured reserve with a groin injury and has been replaced by Brandian Ross.
Raiders Leaning Toward Starting Matt Leinart In Sunday's Finale At San DiegoWith quarterback Carson Palmer out for the final game with cracked ribs, competition begins in earnest for the starting quarterback job between backups Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor. Indications are that Pryor will get more than three plays, but the bulk of the playing time will go to Leinart. The Raiders were also shut out of the Pro Bowl for the first time since 2003.