The Dalton Palmer compare and contrast sessions have been burning up the wires since the NFL draft concluded in April.
Palmer received the consummate endorsement of success from his college days forward — a Heisman Trophy and a the overall number one pick of the 2003 NFL draft.
Dalton individual accolades were far less accomplished. Though an All-American, two-time conference MVP, and three-time bowl game MVP, Dalton was seen as more as a part of the team with average skills in comparison to his peers.
Yet the one more looks at the tangibles versus intangibles — separating the media from expert opinions — Dalton emerges a better quarterback than Carson Palmer.
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