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#3 Carson Palmer, QB    Fantasy Football Injury Status   Questionable - Hamstring
Arizona Cardinals
Height 6' 5"
Weight 235 lbs
Age 36
Birthdate December 27th 1979
College Southern California
Year 2003
Round 1   Pick 1
Season Statistics
2016 Fantasy Points by Week
Recent Games
Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the QB position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Week 8 Projections
Carson Palmer passed for 342 yards against the Seahawks on MNF and the Cardinals and could not score a TD. Palmer should have a better game this week against an injury plagued Carolina defensive back corps. Bear in mind going forward though that with only an overall 83.4 QB Rating, Palmer is a borderline starter at best so be sure to have a good backup that you can play when the matchups aren't right.
Passsing: 234 Yards, 1 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 1 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
Don't let the memories of Palmer's disappointing injury-plagued NFC Championship game meltdown against the Carolina Panthers cloud your judgment. Before Palmer suffered that troublesome finger injury that clearly affected his accuracy, the Cardinals gunslinger was a legitimate Most Valuable Player candidate and a steady No. 1 fantasy passer during the regular season. Despite head coach Bruce Arians' desire to feature a more balanced offensive attack, Palmer racked up career bests in passing yards and set a franchise record for touchdown passes to finish as the fantasy QB5. The same playbook and playmakers remain in place for 2016. Palmer will turn 37 in December, but a decline in the immobile pocket passer's skills shouldn't be a worry this year. Michael Floyd continues to emerge as the team's all-around top threat while the ageless Larry Fitzgerald still excels at making chain-moving grabs. John Brown and J.J. Nelson are both dangerous deep threats, and David Johnson is an excellent receiver out of the backfield. However, with Johnson emerging as a powerful running threat and earning Arians' confidence, a little less throwing from Palmer isn't out of the question. Even though he has made it through 2015 without missing a game, there's obviously an injury risk associated with a 37-year-old quarterback who isn't a scrambler.

Passing: 1901 Yards, 11 TD, 10 INT.
Rushing: 11 Yards, 0 TD.

Player News
Injury Report
Preseason - Questionable - Hamstring
Week 5 - Out - Concussion
Week 6 - Questionable - Concussion
Week 7 - Questionable - Hamstring
Week 8 - Questionable - Hamstring

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