Raiders will try to chop down Carson Palmer’s salary
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 25, 2013
The Oakland Raiders will try to restructure quarterback Carson Palmer's contract, according to league sources. And so it’s no surprise that the Raiders will try to “restructure” Carson Palmer’s contract, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The Raiders spent most of last season with a more traditional offense with Palmer under center. In Palmer’s case, a restructuring would be more along the lines of a steep pay cut. Pryor got onto the field for a few plays late in the season before finally getting the chance to start in the final game at San Diego with Palmer sidelined by cracked ribs and a bruised lung. Reggie McKenzie tellingPro Football Talk on Friday that there will be competition at the quarterback position, it makes no sense to continue to pay one of the candidates like an undisputed franchise quarterback.