The No. 1 pick in NFL draft is accustomed to holding the football and his team’s fate in his hands, but instead stands on the sideline and holds a clipboard.
He watches the quarterback he is supposed to replace lead an offense working to become more than average, and is relegated to taking notes and waiting his turn.
Carson Palmer remembers his rookie season well.
The Arizona Cardinals quarterback knows exactly what Jared Goff is going through, because the Heisman Trophy winner from USC was taken first by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2003, only to watch John Kitna lead the Bengals to an 8-8 record.
Goff has not played a snap. He was inactive for the season...