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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

Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Panthers snap Texans' winning streak

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes, DeAngelo Williams ran for a score and the Panthers ended Houston's seven-game winning streak with a 28-13 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Panthers coalescing around QB Newton

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
Establishing consistency has been a struggle for the Panthers in most areas this season, but not when it comes to backing Cam Newton.

Texans WR Johnson remains out

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson will miss Sunday's game against the Panthers with a hamstring injury. It's the second game in a row he will miss.

PFW exclusive: Team injury rankings

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is one of the most recent key injuries accounted for in PFW's annual in-depth injury analysis for all 32 NFL teams.

PFW 2011 All-Injury team

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson heads up Pro Football Weekly's 2011 All-Injury team.

Panthers sign kicker to compete against Mare

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Olindo Mare struggling, the Panthers added some competition for him Tuesday.

Late heroics by Ryan leads Falcons to win

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan led Atlanta to another comeback victory over the Carolina Panthers, keeping the Falcons in the playoff chase with a 31-23 victory.

DT help will be on Panthers' radar again

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Panthers have lost their top three defensive tackles to injuries after making big changes at the position last offseason.

Newton, Hawthorne and Masthay named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton, Seahawks LB David Hawthorne and Packers P Tim Masthay were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 13.

The First Fifteen: Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Cowboys-Giants could change the tide in the NFC East; the Saints and Packers face unfamiliar AFC foes; and lots more in this early look at Week 14.

Newton sets rushing TD record in Panthers win

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Cam Newton ran for three touchdowns to set the NFL single-season record for rushing TDs by a quarterback, leading the Panthers to a 38-19 rout of the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Bucs QB Freeman out; Johnson to start

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Josh Johnson will get the start.

Panthers' Connor ideal as backup

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Panthers MLB Dan Connor is getting a chance to showcase his ability in the final year of his rookie deal.

Rookie Meter: Newton vs. Dalton

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's stats are gaudy, but Andy Dalton's aren't far off, and Dalton's team is winning. Who gets the nod?

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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