Michael Palmer (American football)

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Michael Palmer
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Palmer with the Atlanta Falcons
No. -- Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-18) January 18, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth: Tucker, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school: Parkview High School
College: Clemson
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Receptions: 23
Receiving Yards: 132
Receiving TDs: 4
Player stats at NFL.com

Michael Palmer (born January 18, 1988) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Clemson.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Palmer signed a rookie free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons on April 24, 2010.[2] In three years with Atlanta, Palmer played in 43 games, starting five. He caught 21 passes for 123 yards, with 3 touchdowns.[3]

New York Giants[edit]

Palmer signed with the New York Giants on May 11, 2013.[4] He was released on May 29, 2013.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Palmer was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on July 23, 2013.[5] On August 6, 2013, he was released by the Seahawks.[6]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On August 8, 2013, Palmer was awarded to the Pittsburgh Steelers on waivers, after injuries to three of Pittsburgh's top four tight ends.[7]


  1. ^ Clemson Tigers
  2. ^ Atlanta Falcons
  3. ^ NFL.com http://www.nfl.com/player/michaelpalmer/1037366/profile
  4. ^ Giants add six to roster after mini-camp
  5. ^ "Seahawks Make Roster Moves". Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Jenks, Jayson (August 6, 2013). "Seahawks release TE Michael Palmer". The Seattle Times. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ Wilkening, Mike (August 8, 2013). "Steelers awarded Michael Palmer on waivers". NBCSports.com. Retrieved August 9, 2013. 

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