Giants sign two veteran free agents

The New York Giants announced that they signed free agent tight end Michael Palmer and defensive tackle Frank Okam.

Okam entered the NFL as the Houston Texans’ fifth-round draft choice in 2008. He has played for the Texans (2008-10) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2010-2011). He was a standout at the University of Texas.

Palmer, a Clemson product, played in 43 regular-season games with five starts and in three postseason games with one start for the Atlanta Falcons the previous three seasons. He caught 21 passes for 123 yards and three touchdowns, all in the regular season.