Michael Palmer TE PIT 17 Days

Palmer caught a touchdown pass in traffic during a 7-on-7 drill Tuesday, according to ESPN.com.

Palmer had been out with an ankle injury, but looked good upon his return to practice. He is in a position battle with Matt Spaeth, David Paulson and rookie Rob Blanchflower to back-up Heath Miller this season.

Michael Palmer TE PIT 5 Months

Steelers re-signed TE Michael Palmer to a one-year contract.

Claimed off waivers last August, Palmer is a blocking specialist.

Michael Palmer TE PIT Aug 08 '13

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.

Michael Palmer TE PIT Aug 06 '13

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.

Michael Palmer TE PIT May 16 '13

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.

Michael Palmer TE PIT May 11 '13

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, he spent the last three seasons in Atlanta. Palmer is a longshot for the Giants' 53-man roster.

Michael Palmer TE PIT Sep 25 '12

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.

Michael Palmer TE PIT Mar 06 '12

Falcons agreed to terms with TE Michael Palmer and RB Antone Smith on undisclosed contracts.

Both were exclusive rights free agents. Palmer appeared in all 16 games last season, making 10 catches for 72 yards and a touchdown. Smith was active 12 times, but played primarily on special teams, receiving zero carries.