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Carolina Panthers


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

Report: Panthers' Richardson calls out star QBs

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
As an owner of a team with a big-time issue at quarterback, Jerry Richardson of the Panthers is quite critical of some of the NFL's top signalcallers.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Cowboys hire Baker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have hired Brian Baker to coach the team's defensive line. Baker has been an assistant at North Carolina for a little more than a month.

Godfrey: Panthers will mix it up on ‘D’ under Rivera

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said that Carolina would stick with a 4-3 defense at his introductory press conference last month, but we hear he has plans to mix in other looks on "D" as well.

Panthers add pair to staff

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Friday that they have named Warren Belin as their new linebackers coach and added John Settle to coach the running backs.

Washington named Panthers' D-line coach

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired Eric Washington on Monday to be the team's new defensive line coach. Washington coached the Bears' defensive line in 2010, a unit that helped the team rank second in rushing defense.

Report: WR coach Graves leaves Titans for Panthers

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Titans wide receivers coach Fred Graves is leaving Tennessee to take the same position with the Panthers, according to The Tennessean.

Panthers hire offensive assistant

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Panthers have hired Scott Turner, the son of Chargers head coach Norv Turner, as their offensive quality-control coach.

Panthers hire Brown as assistant O-line coach

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Panthers have hired Ray Brown as an assistant offensive line coach; he held the same job with the 49ers last season.

Panthers’ Rivera building strong coaching staff

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
New Carolina head coach Ron Rivera appears as though he's avoiding the mistake made by predecessor John Fox, who didn't have a strong group of assistants.

Panthers depending on Otah to rebound strongly

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
After he missed all of 2010 because of injury, Carolina is counting on starting ORT Jeff Otah to be healthy and a major contributor to the team beginning in training camp, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers hire Shula to be QB coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers continued to fill their staff on Friday, making a crucial hire by naming Mike Shula their quarterbacks coach.

Vikings add Davidson, Johnson to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Vikings worked toward completing their coaching staff, bringing on Jeff Davidson as their offensive line coach and Craig Johnson as their quarterbacks coach.

Panthers add Chudzinski as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Panthers continued to set their new coaching staff on Monday and reportedly have agreed to a deal with former Chargers assistant head coach/tight ends coach Rob Chudzinski to be their offensive coordinator.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

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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