Cincinnati Woes: The Bengals Miserable Offseason Gets Worse With Palmer Dilemma

February 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It has been one of the worst off seasons in recent Bengals history, and the news got worse yesterday as Carson Palmer packed up his stuff, put his house up for sale and started plans to head back to his birth state of California.
Carson is seriously considering retirement, and is sending the signs to the Bengals that no matter what changes they make he is sticking to his original demand to be traded or retire. As the father of three young children, Palmer's wife has been urging him to retire so he can focus on home.  Add to that, his family has been getting heckled by upset Cincinnati fans.  
Palmer has banked millions, and does not have any financial pressure to come back. In addition, his love for the game has seemed to take a dip as he has been “Bengalized” by major injuries, bad coaching, and losing seasons.  
The Bengals are trapped in an awful tailspin and their options are dwindling. They are unable to meet Palmer’s t...

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