Report: Raiders will try to restructure Carson Palmer contract

Tuesday February 26th, 2013

Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer is due $13 million in 2013. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer is due $13 million in 2013. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The Oakland Raiders will try to restructure quarterback Carson Palmer's contract, reports ESPN.com. 

Palmer, 33, is scheduled to make $13 million next season and $15 million each in 2014, 2015 and 2016 as part of a four-year, $43 million contract he signed in 2011. The last two years of the deal can be voided.

The Raiders traded for Palmer during the 2011 season and sent a 2012 first-round draft pick and a second-round selection in the 2013 draft to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals used the 2012 first-round pick to select cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick.

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