Carson Palmer

Carson Palmer

Carson Palmer Player Overview

Palmer’s recent injury history is noteworthy. The now 37-year-old suffered a torn ACL 6 games into the 2014 season. He played a full slate in 2015 but missed 1 contest last fall with a concussion. The veteran has now missed at least 1 game in 4 of his past 6 seasons. We project him to miss more time in 2017.

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2017: question mark 32.9%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 2.5%
Projected Games missed for 2017: question mark 1.1
Durability: question mark 6

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Carson Palmer Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Oct 17, 2016 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Palmer suffered a mild hamstring strain in his game against the Jets but wasn't forced to miss any game time.
Oct 17, 2016 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Palmer suffered a mild hamstring strain in his game against the Jets but wasn't forced to miss any game time.
Oct 2, 2016 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Palmer smacked his head on the ground when tackled, getting concussed. He didn't return to Week 4 action.
Dec 20, 2015 NFL Hand Finger Dislocation Carson dislocated his throwing hand's index finger and sat out a few snaps but ultimately was okay to continue playing.
Nov 9, 2014 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Palmer tore his ACL in week 10 and was placed on IR, missing the rest of the season.
Sep 7, 2014 NFL Shoulder Palmer bruised a nerve in his shoulder in week 1 that prevented him from being able to throw. He missed the next 5 weeks.
Dec 15, 2013 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 In week 15 against the Titans, Palmer sprained his ankle but was not forced to miss any games.
Dec 1, 2013 NFL Arm Elbow Sprain In week 14 against the Eagles, Palmer sprained his elbow but played through the injury.
Dec 23, 2012 NFL Chest Lung Bruise Against the Panthers in week 16, Palmer fractured a rib and bruised his lung forcing him to miss the second half of the game and the final game of the season.
Dec 23, 2012 NFL Chest Rib Fracture Palmer fractured a rib near halftime forcing him to miss the second half plus the following week's game.
Oct 11, 2009 NFL Hand Thumb Sprain Carson "sprained" his thumb against he Ravens and needed surgery after the season but didn't miss any games.
Oct 5, 2008 NFL Arm Elbow Tear Palmer suffered a torn elbow against the Cowboys forcing him to miss the next 11 weeks but did not need surgery.
Sep 21, 2008 NFL Arm Elbow Sprain Palmer suffered an elbow sprain forcing him to miss the following week's game.
Sep 14, 2008 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Against the Titans, Palmer strained his knee and was forced to sit out the following week's game.
Aug 23, 2008 NFL Head Nose Fracture Palmer suffered a broken nose in the preseason but was ready to go by week 1 of the regular season.
Jan 8, 2006 NFL Knee MCL Tear Grade 3 After taking a hard hit, Palmer suffered a knee MCL tear but only missed one game because of it.
Jan 8, 2006 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Palmer tore his ACL and missed the 2005 post-season.