According to Jay Glazer with FoxSports.com, the Seattle Seahawks completed a trade that sends Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders, in exchange for two draft picks. As a result the Oakland Raiders are now trying to finalize a deal that will send former Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals.
OAK has traded 2 picks to Seattle for Matt Flynn, will sign papers on it this AM & now trying to finalize Carson Palmer to AZ for late pick— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) April 1, 2013
According to Glazer, the Raiders are sending "later round" picks from the 2014 and 2015 NFL draft.
Palmer, who is scheduled to make $13 million with the Raiders, refused a reported $3 million pay cut, prompting Oakland to find an alternate solution. Speculation has been that Palmer has been trying to force a trade to Arizona, or at the very least, a release.
The proposed trade would send Palmer to Arizona for one draft pick while the quarterback has agreed to restructure his contract.
Oakland also trying to finalize a trade that would send Carson Palmer to Arizona for one late pick. Palmer would restructure contract in AZ.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 1, 2013
According to Schefter, Palmer was hoping to end up in Tampa Bay.
Those who know soon-to-be former Raiders QB Carson Palmer believe he was hoping to wind in Tampa Bay with Bucs. Doesn't look that way now.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 1, 2013