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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

Cowboys sign LB Connor

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' busy offseason continues, as they have signed former Panthers unrestricted free-agent LB Dan Connor.

Panthers cut P Baker

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers have released P Jason Baker in an effort to create more salary cap space and improve the position.

Panthers re-sign OG Hangartner, release Wharton

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to a three-year contract with OG Geoff Hangartner and released OG Travelle Wharton.

Panthers sign PK Medlock

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed PK Justin Medlock on Wednesday and waived PK Adi Kunalic.

Tough time to be a Saints fan

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Saints' season ended with a feeling of woulda, shoulda, coulda. This next one is likely to begin with a sense of serious regret over the past.

Panthers' Rivera will be more hands-on with defense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Last season was a rough one for the Panthers' defense, which ranked 28th in yards allowed and 27th in points allowed.

First-round draft order set as Dolphins, Chiefs win coin flips

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Two coin flips this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis determined the official order of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Panthers sign DE-OLB Tucker

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DE-OLB Jyles Tucker to a one-year deal, Tucker's agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Panthers re-sign two players

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed LS J.J. Jansen and LB Jason Phillips.

Chudzinski, Panthers able to move forward together

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The filling of the last remaining NFL head-coaching vacancy Thursday was welcomed news for the Panthers.

Newton, Peppers added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton and Bears DE Julius Peppers were named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday.

Panthers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have a number of questions about the Panthers.  

Panthers' Smith gave Newton advice for offseason

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith likes Cam Newton's attitude and work ethic, but he won't speculate on how much Newton will improve next season.

Newton chosen as Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton shattered even the highest expectations in his first season, and he capped it off with the PFW/PFWA award as the league's top rookie.

Panthers hire Wilks as secondary coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired away Chargers DB coach Steve Wilks to be the team's new secondary coach/passing-defense coordinator on Monday.

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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