Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown said he’ll let Carson Palmer retire rather than agree to trade the quarterback, the National Football League team said on its website.
Carson Palmer would rather retire than return to the Cincinnati Bengals, WCPO-TV said , citing the quarterback.
Two days after they lost starting quarterback Jason Campbell to a broken collarbone, the Oakland Raiders acquired Carson Palmer from the Cincinnati Bengals in exchange for two draft picks.
The Oakland Raiders signed wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh, a 10-year National Football League veteran who was teammates with quarterback Carson Palmer in Cincinnati for five seasons.
The Denver Broncos defeated the Oakland Raiders 26-13 to extend their longest winning run in 14 National Football League seasons to eight games.
Brad Smith scored two touchdowns, including an 89-yard kickoff return, to lead the New York Jets to a 26-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Tom Coughlin will return as coach of the New York Giants and Leslie Frazier passed his audition with the Minnesota Vikings. The fate of some of their National Football League colleagues isn’t so secure.
"I understand what's expected of me."
- Carson Palmer on Oct 18, 2011