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Cardinals QB noncommittal on ’17

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
On January 30, 2017 at 12:56 am EST

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said that he is hopeful he will return to the team for the 2017 season. However, according to the Arizona Central‘s Dan Bickley, he may not return.

“I guess nothing is ever official until it is, but I’d like to play if my body responds the way I hope,” Palmer said in the text message to Bickley.

NFL Network‘s Ian Rapoport previously said Palmer “[feels] tired, worn down, and trying to see how his body responds.” Rapoport said the 2016 season was “the most physically trying season of his career.”

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Carson Palmer (Getty Images)

Recently, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger also said he was noncommittal on the 2017 season. Roethlisberger, 34, has three-years remaining on his contract. He’s scheduled to make $12 million in base salary the next three-years.

Palmer is 37-years-old and the team hopes to get an answer soon from him. If he does decide to retire by at least Feb., the Cardinals can focus on either trading for a quarterback or signing a free agent to be the next starting quarterback for the team.

He has spent the past four-years in the Desert. This season, in 15 games, he had 4,233 passing yards. He also had 26 touchdown passes and 14 interceptions.

He also had six 300-yard passing games. Palmer had a season-high 376 passing yards against the San Francisco 49ers on Nov. 13, 2016.

While he did have his second straight 4,000-plus passing yardage season, his play definitely regressed this season. The team may be best to took to the future now even if Palmer returns.

He has two more years left on his contract. He is scheduled to make $15.5 million in a base salary with an additional $6.25 million in signing and roster bonuses.

In 2018, he is slated to make $12.5 million in a base salary. He’s also scheduled to make $5.75 million in signing and roster bonuses.

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