Fun Comparison: Warner vs. Palmer

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  1. RugbyMuffin

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    While I enjoyed watching Carson Palmer, I would take Kurt Warner over him, if given the choice. Yet, the numbers show that it is not as clear cut as I thought.

    Check out these stats for their time with the Cardinals:

    Warner
    Games: 61
    Yards: 15,843
    TDs: 100
    Rating: 91.9

    Palmer
    Games: 60
    Yards: 16,782
    TDs: 105
    Rating: 91.1


    I think Palmer played on more complete teams then Warner, but Warner had the better receivers

    Both quarterbacks had their struggles when they first got to the Cardinals, but I feel when Warner was bad he was worse than the worse we saw from Palmer.

    Both were pretty tough guys that stood in the pocket behind poor offensive lines, though I think Warner had it worse than Palmer when it came to line play.

    Again, I would take Warner over Palmer, I would have rather had Warner in 2015 than Palmer, but that is not to say that Carson Palmer was not a great quarterback for the Cardinals during his time here. I am very surprised by the numbers above.
     
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    I would take Kurt also. I loved what CP3 did here, but KW could beat you in several ways and I think he was more mentally tough.
     
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    Interesting but you left off overall records? Closer than most would think. And yes Warner has superior receivers and a pretty damn good defenses if I recall correctly.
     
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    The difference isn't the numbers but the personality. Warner lived for the big game and was the ultimate clutch performer. Palmer was never a big game player but was great in the regular season.
     
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    its amazing how similar the numbers are
    Even more:
    TD% 4.8 for both
    INTs- 57 Palmer 59 Warner
    Yards Per Attempt- 7.6 CP 7.5 KW
    Comps- 1373 CP to 1371 KW



    Sacks- CP 137 to KW 107
    Record- CP 38-21-1 to KW 27-30
    Playoff Wins- CP 1 to KW 4
    Game Winning 4th QTR drives- CP 16 KW 7
     
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    Record- CP 38-21-1 to KW 27-30
     
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