2015 Player Profile: QB Carson Palmer
The Arizona Cardinals’ 2015 fate largely lies on the health of Palmer, who missed significant time a year ago. Prior to suffering a torn ACL, Palmer had reestablished himself in Bruce Arians’ offense and was on track for a career season.
The rehab of Palmer has been the focal point of the Cardinals’ offseason and will continue through training camp as well as leading up to the regular season.
Palmer was on pace for a career season in 2014 before suffering a torn ACL in Week 10 and will need to pick up where he left off to ensure a successful season for Arizona.
Palmer finished 2014 with a QB Rating of 95.6, his best output since 2005 when his QB Rating was 101.1. Palmer also showed the ability limit his mistakes, something that has plagued him throughout his career, with a 11-3 touchdown to interception ratio.
The Cardinals’ offense will remain aggressive and focus on staying balanced through both the air and on the ground. Arians has generally favored a down-field passing attack and has the weapons assembled to find success.
Palmer to John Brown has a chance to become a dynamic tandem and running backs David Johnson and Andre Ellington are both electric.
In addition to Brown, wideouts Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and Jaron Brown make up an underrated receiving corps that should help Palmer do some damage this season.
Arizona's Palmer hoping to regain 2014 form
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