NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Arizona Cardinals currently are working on a trade with the Raiders for Palmer, according to sources informed of the talks. Compensation would be a very low pick, and Palmer is expected to be open to restructuring his contract to get it done. Yahoo! Sports reported a deal is "almost done." In other words: Palmer is down with the move.
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It only appears to be a matter of time before the Cardinals bring Palmer aboard. It's a reminder that we should never take offseason chatter too seriously.
A source close to Stanton told Rapoport that Stanton knew the Palmer trade was a strong possibility when he signed March 13.
(Arians probably didn't mention the three other fearsome defenses in the NFC West. Or the Cardinals' offensive line.)