The Falcon Jedi Posted September 4, 2010 Share Posted September 4, 2010 THE CUTSTight end Michael Palmer, a Parkview High grad, made the Falcons initial cut down to 53 players on Saturday.In a surprise move, the Falcons waived tight end Keith Zinger clearing the way for Palmer. Also, backup center Brett Romberg and Chevis Jackson, who was the team’s nickel back for most of the last two seasons, was released.The Falcons also terminated the contract of fullback Dan Klecko.Atlanta waived tight end Robbie Agnone, wide receiver Troy Bergeron, wide receiver Tim Buckley, running back Dimitri Nance, center Blake Schlueter, wide receiver Andy Strickland, wide receiver Ryan Wolfe, safety Rafael Bush, safety Eric Brock, cornerback Dominique Daniels, cornerback Chevis Jackson, linebacker Weston Johnson, defensive end Maurice Lucas, defensive end Emmanuel Stephens, guard Jose Valdez and linebacker Bear Woods.The Falcons also waived-injured wide receiver Brandyn Harvey.The Falcons will turn their attention to stocking the practice squad, which may hold up to eight players .THE 53-MAN ROSTERQuarterbacks (3)Matt Ryan, Chris Redman and John Parker Wilson.Running backs (5)Jerious Norwood, Michael Turner, Ovie Mughelli, Jason Snelling and Antone Smith.Wide receivers (5)Michael Jenkins, Roddy White, Harry Douglas, Brian Finneran and Eric Weems.Tight ends (3)Justin Peelle, Michael Palmer and Tony Gonzalez.Offensive line (9)Todd McClure, Justin Blalock, Harvey Dahl, Sam Baker, Tyson Clabo, Will Svitek, Garrett Reynolds, Joe Hawley and Mike Johnson.Defensive line (9)Trey Lewis, John Abraham, Kroy Biermann, Lawrence Sidbury, Corey Peters, Chauncey Davis, Peria Jerry, Jonathan Babineaux, Jamaal Anderson and Vance Walker.Linebackers (7)Curtis Lofton, Mike Peterson, Stephen Nicholas, Sean Weatherspoon, Coy Wire, Spencer Adkins and Robert James.Defensive backs (9)Brent Grimes, Christopher Owens, Dunta Robinson, William Moore, Dominique Franks, Erik Coleman, Shann Schillinger and Thomas DeCoud and Brian Williams.Specialists (3)Locks: Matt Bryant, Michael Koenen and Joe Zelenka. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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