Carson Palmer Might be the Toughest Quarterback That Nobody Talks About


Published: April 10, 2009


... names that always seem to come to mind.

Brett Favre might be the most obvious, because he started 291 (including post-season) consecutive games.

Then you have players like Steve McNair, who always managed to play while being hurt, and most recently you have Peyton Manning, who came back from two knee operations to win the league's Most Valuable Player award.

Yet, one name that seems to take a back seat would be Carson Palmer.

Although many people know that he came back from a serious knee injury, few realize exactly how severe his injury was and even fewer realize the conditions he has played under following other injuries.

Still, what happened in Cincinnati during the 2005 Wild Card game is something that Bengals fans will never forget.

For the first time in longer than an eternity, the Bengals actually meant something in 2005. They went from league door-mat and transformed into potential title contenders.

The explosive offense they ...

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