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Cardinals confirm loss of Palmer to ACL tear

Cardinals confirm loss of Palmer to ACL tear

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians confirmed Monday that quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams and will be placed on season-ending injured reserve. Palmer is scheduled to undergo surgery in two weeks after the swelling in his knee subsides, Arians said. "The news on Carson is that it is an ACL," Arians said during Monday's news conference. "There is no MCL (injury), no cartilage. So he's looking for a June, July return. … It's one of those things, a non-contact injury. "He knows the long tedious process he's in for. It's just a shame it happened now....