NFL teammates, players and fans react to Carson Palmer’s retirement
After 15 seasons in the NFL and five with the Arizona Cardinals, quarterback Carson Palmer announced his retirement on Tuesday.
Palmer was drafted first overall in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. Over the course of his career, he finished 12th overall in the NFL for passing yards and touchdowns.
Shortly after his retirement was announced, many took to Twitter to show support for Palmer, congratulating him on his career.
Some of those reactions can be viewed below:
Carson… an amazing career. An even better person. It’s been a pleasure watching you succeed.
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) January 2, 2018
— Trent Dilfer (@DilfersDimes) January 2, 2018
Congrats to Carson Palmer on one hell of a career. My favorite all time teammate is walking away on his terms. Not many people have that opportunity. Its been an honor and a privilege to block for you and be your teammate. Enjoy retirement brother! pic.twitter.com/x68LK4gZ1b
— AQ Shipley (@aqshipley) January 2, 2018
Congratulations Carson Palmer on a tremendous career! It was a pleasure to play with and learn under you.. Fight On Forever!! ✌🏼
— Matt Barkley (@MattBarkley) January 2, 2018
The best ✌🏻 https://t.co/gbK3kTa6Mr
— Matt Leinart (@MattLeinartQB) January 2, 2018
Not many ppl can say they've blocked for one of their favorite players.
— Earl Watford (@EWatts78) January 2, 2018
Congratulations to Carson Palmer on an outstanding career – thanks for the memories! @AZCardinals
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) January 2, 2018
Carson Palmer had a terrific NFL career with prolific seasons for multiple franchises…but his best attributes were his toughness on the field and his kindness off of it. All the best, #3!
— Dave Pasch (@DavePasch) January 2, 2018
Congratulations to Carson Palmer on an excellent career. He was one of the best leaders I ever played with. A great teammate and a better person. https://t.co/1wxSWY4fmF
— Jay Feely (@jayfeely) January 2, 2018
Good luck to Carson Palmer in retirement. When he dealt with me, it was important to him that he explain things so deeply that even I would understand. Just a very, very good person—and one of the best at the total craft of quarterbacking.
— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) January 2, 2018
Will honestly miss these 2 leaders on the team! They have taught me so much on/off the field. I seriously owe so much to Carson & @BruceArians for how they have gotten me to where I am in my career/life today. I wish you all the best as you start the next stages of life! pic.twitter.com/6t5LwfvBf6
— David Johnson (@DavidJohnson31) January 2, 2018
I salute Carson Palmer for heckuva career! Hate to see the vets who made me love football go.
— Peter WooJin Kim (@BigPetey222) January 2, 2018
Thank you carson palmer for lighting it up in UOP! True leader and gunslinger! Congrats on a great career enjoy retirement! #BirdGang
— Jordan Valenzuela (@JordanValenz24) January 2, 2018