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Arizona's Carson Palmer is back, better and has eye on going deep

Arizona's Carson Palmer is back, better and has eye on going deep

For Carson Palmer, retracing old footsteps could lead to a place he's never been. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback, who is set to begin his 13th NFL season and is still looking for his first playoff victory, is coming off a familiar injury. His 2014 season was cut short by a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the same joint that was severely injured by a gruesome hit in 2005, when he was playing for Cincinnati. The memory of the original injury, and what it took to get back on the field, now serves as a road map for Palmer, the Heisman Trophy winner from USC who was taken first overall in the 2003 draft. An ACL? That's already in his GPS. "It's...

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