Quarterback: Arizona Cardinals
Career Highlights: Quarterback Carson Palmer posted one of his best NFL seasons in 2015 leading the Arizona Cardinals to a 13-3 regular season record, and the NFC Championship game. For his efforts, Palmer set a franchise record with 35 touchdowns and was named All-Pro Second Team. A 12-year veteran and three-time Pro Bowler, it was Palmer’s second year with the Cardinals after two seasons with the Oakland Raiders and eight with the Cincinnati Bengals. The 2002 Heisman Trophy winner, Palmer holds several Bengals’ single-season records including completions, touchdowns, most passing yards, touchdown passes in a game, highest passer rating and the team’s all-time best completion percentage at 62.9 percent. Palmer has the top three season completion totals and the top three passing yard seasons in Bengals history. Palmer was the No. 1 pick overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. While at the University of Southern California, Palmer set numerous team all-time records. Palmer won numerous honors in addition to Heisman Trophy, including Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, Player of the Year by The Sporting News and CNN/SI, and First-Team All-America from the Associated Press, Football Writers Association, CBS Sportsline and ESPN.