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Last week, the incredibly gifted people at ESPN Stats & Information put together a package of telling stats about each quarterback in the NFL.
Not surprising, one of the stats for Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer had to do with interceptions, which he threw 22 of last season. When Bruce Arians was hired in January 2013, he talked about having six "bullets" on his play sheet, meaning he wanted to take six downfield shots every game. As the season wore on, he didn't call as many long passes as he intended, but Palmer still led the NFL with 145 passes of 15 or more yards. He also led the league with 13 interceptions on such throws. While 13 seems like a lot -- especially when they account for 59 percent of his total picks -- they only amounted to about 9 percent of his passes of 15 yards or longer being intercepted. Still not a bad rate.
He also finished 17th in yards per attempt and 29thh in touchdown-to-interception ration on deep passes.
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