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  • Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer retires

    Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer retires

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 5:07 PM EST2018-01-02 22:07:53 GMT
    Tuesday, January 2 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-01-02 23:04:54 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) leaves the field injured during the first half of an NFL football game against Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Stadium in London, Sunday Oct. 22, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Matt Dunham)Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) leaves the field injured during the first half of an NFL football game against Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Stadium in London, Sunday Oct. 22, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    A little more than 24 hours after former head coach Bruce Arians announced his retirement, the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday tweeted that quarterback Carson Palmer has officially retired, as well.

    A little more than 24 hours after former head coach Bruce Arians announced his retirement, the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday tweeted that quarterback Carson Palmer has officially retired, as well.

Glendale, AZ (KOLD) - Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon, just one day after head coach Bruce Arians did he same.

In a letter released by the team, Palmer wrote, in essence, that the time was right for him to hang up his cleats. 

A 15-year NFL vet who played for Cincinnati, Oakland, and Arizona, Palmer finishes his Cardinals career fourth all-time in franchise history for passing yards (16,782) and touchdowns (105). He ranks 12th all-time in the NFL for both of those categories. 

As Darren Urban noted, with Palmer's retirement, the Cardinals are now without a quarterback under contract for 2018 as all three remaining (Drew Stanton, Blaine Gabbert, and Matt Barkley) will become free agents.

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  • Pima Community College gets new baseball, softball coaches

    Pima Community College gets new baseball, softball coaches

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    Pima Community College head baseball coach Rich Alday stepped down and Ken Jacome, one of Alday's former assistant at the University of New Mexico was chosen to be his successor. (Source: Pima Community College)Pima Community College head baseball coach Rich Alday stepped down and Ken Jacome, one of Alday's former assistant at the University of New Mexico was chosen to be his successor. (Source: Pima Community College)
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  • Arizona’s Deandre Ayton top choice among bigs in NBA draft

    Arizona’s Deandre Ayton top choice among bigs in NBA draft

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    Arizona’s Deandre Ayton was a force in his lone college season and looks like the favorite to land with Phoenix as the No. 1 overall pick. 

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  • Suns forward Marquese Chriss talks NBA Draft, Deandre Ayton

    Suns forward Marquese Chriss talks NBA Draft, Deandre Ayton

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    During a week that could prove to be a seminal moment in the Suns’ resurgence, forward Marquese Chriss was busy spreading goodwill to basketball campers at Thunderbird High School in Phoenix.

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