Palmer out for 49ers game, Stanton gets the start

BY foxsports • October 5, 2016

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals won't have Carson Palmer when they face the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night.

Coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday the quarterback remains in the concussion protocol and has not been cleared to play. Arians said Palmer would not make the trip.

Backup Drew Stanton will make the 13th career start of his 10-year NFL career. He went 5-3 as a starter when Palmer went down with a season-ending knee injury in 2014.

Arians said he is ''very optimistic'' Palmer will be back for the Cardinals' next game, a Monday night contest against the New York Jets on Oct. 17.


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