Boller, Not Palmer, to Start for Raiders

6 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, October 23 2011 Oct 23, 2011 Sunday, October 23, 2011 3:28:00 PM CDT October 23, 2011 in Football
Source: The Associated Press
By: Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kyle Boller is starting at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders against the Kansas City Chiefs ahead of newly acquired Carson Palmer.

Coach Hue Jackson was coy all week about who would start Sunday after starter Jason Campbell was sidelined by a broken collarbone last week.

The Raiders acquired Palmer in a trade from Cincinnati on Tuesday. But Jackson decided to go with Boller, who has been with the team all year, rather than Palmer, who had been working out on his own in Southern California before the deal.

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