Palmer preserves value of new teammates 

October, 18, 2011

New Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer is certainly more viable to fantasy owners than the franchise's alternatives, which appeared to be below-average veteran Kyle Boller and raw rookie Terrelle Pryor. For all the controversy Palmer has been through since the end of the 2010 season, refusing to suit up for the Cincinnati Bengals and demanding a trade or threatening to retire, he did finish last season as the No. 13 quarterback for standard scoring in ESPN leagues.