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Michael Palmer | Tight End

Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/18/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 252
College: Clemson
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Steelers re-signed TE Michael Palmer to a one-year contract.
Claimed off waivers last August, Palmer is a blocking specialist. Mar 21 - 9:18 AM

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Steelers claimed TE Michael Palmer off waivers from the Seahawks.

Palmer, 25, joins his fourth team in the calendar year. He's nothing more than a blocking specialist and faces long odds to crack the roster.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013 07:21:00 PM

Seahawks waived TE Michael Palmer.

DT Martin Parker was signed in a corresponding move. A blocking tight end, Palmer made it just two weeks in Seattle after being waived by the Giants in May. Palmer appeared in 43 games for the Falcons from 2010-12, but isn't looking terribly likely to set foot on an NFL field this season.
Tue, Aug 6, 2013 06:40:00 PM

Seahawks signed TE Michael Palmer.

Palmer, 25, spent five days on the Giants' roster in May, but was later waived. He's appeared in 43 games for the Falcons over the last three seasons, mainly as a blocking tight end. Palmer will compete for a roster spot.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 02:07:00 PM

Giants waived/injured TE Michael Palmer and CB Antonio Dennard.

Palmer just signed with the Giants last weekend after spending his first three seasons with the Falcons. Dennard spent all of 2012 on the Jaguars' practice squad. The Giants signed TE Morgan Newton in a corresponding move.
Thu, May 16, 2013 02:30:00 PM

Giants signed TE Michael Palmer, formerly of the Falcons.

Palmer, 25, has appeared in 43 career games as a blocking tight end. An undrafted free agent in 2010, Palmer spent the last three seasons in Atlanta.
Sat, May 11, 2013 08:53:00 PM

Falcons TE Michael Palmer (shoulder) will not play in Week 4.

Palmer went down during last week's win in San Diego. Blocker Tommy Gallarda is next up behind Tony Gonzalez, but practice squadder Chase Coffman could get the call.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 10:57:00 AM

Falcons re-signed exclusive rights free agent TE Michael Palmer and RB Antone Smith.

Palmer appeared in all 16 games last season, making 10 catches for 72 yards and a touchdown. He also chipped in two special teams tackles. Smith was active 12 times, but played primarily on special teams, receiving zero carries.
Tue, Mar 6, 2012 09:49:00 AM

Michael Palmer caught two passes for 11 yards, including his first career touchdown in the team's Week 9 win over Tampa Bay.

A long shot to make the team out of training camp, the undrafted rookie from Clemson hauled in a five yard laser from Matt Ryan to further increase the Falcons' lead. It's a nice story, but it would take a Tony Gonzalez injury to register Palmer on the fantasy radar.
Sun, Nov 7, 2010 05:44:00 PM

Falcons TE Michael Palmer has made the team's final 53-man roster.

The Falcons chose to keep three tight ends, so Palmer will sit behind Tony Gonzalez and Justin Peelle on the depth chart. The former Clemson player had been a long shot to make the team entering camp.
Sun, Sep 5, 2010 08:32:00 AM

Falcons TE Michael Palmer led the team with 5 catches in Thursday's preseason finale against the Jaguars.

The local product was signed as an undrafted free agent this offseason out of Clemson.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 09:17:00 AM

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PosRoleName
QB1Ben Roethlisberger
2Bruce Gradkowski
3Landry Jones
RB1Le'Veon Bell
2Dri Archer
3Josh Harris
GLB1Le'Veon Bell
2Dri Archer
3RB1Le'Veon Bell
2Dri Archer
FB1Will Johnson
WR11Antonio Brown
2Lance Moore
3Justin Brown
WR21Markus Wheaton
2Martavis Bryant
3Darrius Heyward-Bey
WR31Lance Moore
TE1Heath Miller
2Matt Spaeth
3Michael Palmer
K1Shaun Suisham