It's been over a year since Palmer and the Bengals officially parted ways, but the impact he had on the franchise cannot be understated.
He lead them to an 11-5 record in his second season as the starting QB, a mark unheard of for a team that had previously toiled in mediocrity for many years.
But Palmer is with the Oakland Raiders now, and although his team sits at 3-7, you can bet they'll be ready to go this weekend. They played the Atlanta Falcons tough back on Oct. 14th and even beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in September, so they're certainly capable of playing good football.
But much of the outcome will be riding on the shoulders of Palmer. Here are four reasons why he can lead the Raiders past his former team.