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Greg Olsen

Greg Olsen - #88 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 03/11/1985
Birthplace Wayne, NJ
College Miami (FL)
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 31st pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
69 843 5

Panthers re-sign LB Senn

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Thursday that they have re-signed LB Jordan Senn.

Smith, Panthers agree to three-year extension

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 7:03 a.m. ET
The Panthers and WR Steve Smith have agreed to a contract extension through 2015 with an option for one additional year in 2016.

Carolina Panthers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Here are the Carolina Panthers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

NFC South draft needs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Alabama RB Trent Richardson could fill a primary need for the Buccaneers, as PFW's Dan Parr examines the top three draft needs for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Bucs.

Panthers sign DB Smith

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed former 49ers DB Reggie Smith on Wednesday, the team announced.

Panthers intend to use Tolbert at fullback

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
After signing RB Mike Tolbert two weeks ago, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says he plans to use the former Charger primarily at fullback.

Panthers mull options at cornerback

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
It would not be a surprise if the Panthers poke around the thinning free-agent market at corner.

Panthers deal RB Goodson to Oakland

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers traded RB Mike Goodson to the Raiders for OT Bruce Campbell, the team announced Friday.

Panthers re-sign DE Applewhite

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Panthers announced Friday that they have re-signed DE Antwan Applewhite.

Panthers not looking to break up RB stable

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Indications are the Panthers have not ruled out trading RB Jonathan Stewart this offseason, but we’re told GM Marty Hurney will not give him up easily.

Panthers add OL Pollak, LB Onatolu

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Panthers made a pair of free-agent signings on Thursday, including ex-Colts free agent Mike Pollak, who could win the starting OLG job.

Vikings add OL Schwartz

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
After releasing OGs Steve Hutchinson and Anthony Herrera early in free agency, the Vikings have begun to piece back together their offensive line, signing free-agent OG-OT Geoff Schwartz on Wednesday.

Fantasy spin: Mike Tolbert

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Mike Tolbert appears to be the first fantasy football casualty, as he's going from a time-share to a depth role with the Panthers. William Del Pilar breaks it down.   

Panthers sign RB Tolbert

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Panthers added another piece to their talented RB corps Monday, agreeing to terms with RB Mike Tolbert on a four-year deal.

Panthers sign DB Nakamura

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed former Ravens S Haruki Nakamura to a three-year deal on Friday, his agent, Andy Simms, confirmed on Twitter.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Olsen matched a team high with five catches for 42 yards Sunday in a 31-17 loss at NFC South rival Atlanta.||||||| Olsen is second on the team with 25 catches and is building chemistry with rookie stud QB Cam Newton. Expect good things for Olsen next week against a solid Redskins defense.
Posted July 28, 2011
The Chicago Bears have traded tight Olsen to the Carolina Panthers for an undisclosed 2012 draft pick.||||||| A first-round draft pick in 2007, Olsen has 194 catches for 1,981 yards and 20 touchdowns in his career, but it's no secret offensive coordinator Mike Martz prefers blocking tight ends. Olsen finished 2010 with his lowest totals in receptions (41) and yards (404) since he was a rookie in 2007. He still tied for the team lead with five touchdown catches, but there was widespread speculation that he would be dealt.
Posted Oct. 04, 2010
Olsen had five catches for 39 yards in Sunday's 17-3 loss to the Giants.||||||| Olsen will look to get open against linebacker Jon Beason in next week's big road test at Carolina.
Posted Jan. 04, 2010
Olsen just missed his first career 100-yard game, finishing with 94 and a touchdown on five receptions in Sunday's 37-23 win at Detroit.||||||| Olsen set career marks for receptions (60), yards (612) and touchdowns (eight) this season.
Posted Nov. 09, 2009
Olsen had five catches for 71 yards and three touchdowns, the highlight of a tough day for the Bears in a 41-21 loss to Arizona.||||||| This was the breakout game of the season for the talented tight end, who now has six touchdowns and has been looked to consistently by Jay Cutler. The Bears face San Francisco on Thursday, so get him in your lineup early if you want to play Olsen this week.

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