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.


Chance of Injury in 2019: question mark 32.9%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 2.5%
Projected Games missed for 2019: question mark 1.1
Durability: question mark 6


Carson Palmer Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Oct 22, 2017 NFL Arm Forearm Fracture Palmer took a hard hit from Rams LB Alec Ogletree.
Oct 2, 2016 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Palmer missed 1 game due to his concussion.
Dec 20, 2015 NFL Hand Finger Dislocation Palmer injured his right index finger.
Nov 9, 2014 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Palmer endured this non-contact injury in Week 10.
Sep 8, 2014 NFL Shoulder Palmer bruised a nerve in his shoulder in Week 1. He missed 3 games.
Dec 15, 2013 NFL Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Palmer took a low hit but never came out of the Week 15 game at Tennessee.
Dec 23, 2012 NFL Chest Lung Bruise Palmer also suffered fractured ribs as the result of a hard sack.
Dec 23, 2012 NFL Chest Rib Fracture Palmer fractured ribs near halftime, forcing him to miss the second half plus the following week's game.
Oct 11, 2009 NFL Hand Thumb Torn Ligament Palmer injured his left (non-throwing) thumb but played through the pain. He underwent surgery in January of 2010.
Oct 5, 2008 NFL Arm Elbow Tear Palmer tore an elbow ligament against the Cowboys, forcing him to miss the final 11 games.
Sep 21, 2008 NFL Arm Elbow Sprain Palmer suffered an elbow sprain, forcing him to miss 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 Palmer sustained a serious set of injuries when defender Kimo Von Oelhoffen landed awkwardly on his knee/leg.
Jan 8, 2006 NFL Knee Patella Dislocation Palmer also damaged tissue around his kneecap.
Jan 8, 2006 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Palmer also suffered damage to his MCL and kneecap.