Three days after his triumphant return against the Washington Redskins, Carson Palmer is looking forward to practice.

That's something a football player rarely says.

The Arizona quarterback said that he's "probably the most excited a guy as there is in the league for a Wednesday practice."

Palmer only had a portion of a practice last Friday before throwing two touchdown passes in the Cardinals' 30-20 win over Washington. He hadn't played since injuring a nerve in his throwing shoulder in the season opener.

Palmer said the arm feels fine but he needs to strengthen it in preparation for next Sunday's game at Oakland.

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