Palmer directed the Cardinals to a 34-20 victory Sunday in Cleveland, completing 23-of-38 passes for four touchdowns and one interception. After falling behind 20-7 at the 4:56 mark of the second quarter, Palmer guided his squad to three touchdowns and two field goals over the final eight drives, not including two kneel downs to clinch the contest. In the process, he connected with seven different receivers, with Michael Floyd (four catches for 106 yards and one touchdown) leading the way for the first time in 2015. While becoming the first Cardinals quarterback to toss four touchdowns twice in the same season, Palmer has also reached the 300-yard threshold five times through the mid-point of the season.
Palmer completed 29-of-45 passes for 421 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions Sunday against the Cardinals. The yardage output was the veteran's highest mark since Week 9 of the 2006 season, as the Cardinals fell behind in the second half and strayed away from the running game. Palmer threw multiple interceptions for the first time this season, but he still sports a very strong 14:5 TD:INT ratio. Week 7 presents an excellent bounce-back opportunity for Palmer and company, as the Ravens, who rank near the very bottom of the league in pass defense, will travel to Arizona.
Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer completed 11 of 14 passes for 161 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 42-17 win at Detroit. Palmer didn't need to do much, as the Cardinals controlled throughout, and he was pulled for backup QB Drew Stanton midway through the fourth quarter with the game in hand. While Palmer had a solid statistical game in Week 4, it wasn't his finest outing, so he rebounded nicely Sunday. He continues to show a great rapport with John Brown and Larry Fitzgerald, as the wideout duo combined to catch 9-of-11 targets for 128 yards and two touchdowns. The veteran QB will play in a tough environment in Week 6 at Pittsburgh, although the Steelers' defense is not as strong as recent seasons.
Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer completed 29 of 46 pass attempts for 352 yards with one touchdown and an interception in Sunday's 24-22 loss to the Rams. Palmer didn't play poorly, but it was his stiffest challenge of the season, and he looked a little out of sorts on a few occasions, stalling on the Rams' side of the field (K Chandler Catanzaro had five FGs). The veteran QB had been sacked just one time entering Sunday's game, but the Rams' pass rush got to him four times. On a positive note, Palmer got wideout Michael Floyd involved more, as the duo hooked up five times for 59 yards. He'll face the Lions on the road in Week 5.
Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer completed 20 of 32 pass attempts for 311 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception, in Sunday's 47-7 win over San Francisco. Palmer had somewhat of a quiet first half because the Cardinals scored a couple of defensive touchdowns and got a pair of scores from Chris Johnson. The veteran QB kept throwing though, as both of his touchdowns to Larry Fitzgerald came in the second half. Palmer continues to play well, with a 9-2TD:INT ration through three games this season. Even without Andre Ellington (knee), Palmer has a plethora of weapons at his disposal, so he could be in line for a big season. He'll have a tough test in Week 4, however, facing a solid Rams defense.
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