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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

No surprises as Steelers beat Panthers 27-3

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh's deep passing game and the Steelers inched closer to a division title and a first-round playoff bye, beating the Panthers 27-3 on Thursday night.

Panthers end losing streak, top Cards

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jimmy Clausen outplayed John Skelton in a matchup of rookie quarterbacks, John Kasay kicked four field goals and the Panthers beat the punchless Arizona Cardinals 19-12 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Brayton fined for sideline hit

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Tyler Brayton has been fined $15,000 for hitting an opposing gunner while Brayton was on the sideline.

Panthers confident DE Brown headed in right direction

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Everette Brown has yet to make a big leap, but we're told the Panthers think he's still not a finished product and was showing significant signs of improvement before he landed on injured reserve after Week 14.

Panthers lose another linebacker to I.R.; DE Brown also injured

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers OLB Jason Williams has a torn ACL and will be placed on injured reserve, according to the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette.

Falcons roll past Panthers 31-10

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Michael Turner ran for 112 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw for another and the Falcons maintained their grasp on the best record in the NFC with a 31-10 victory over the Panthers on Sunday.

Clausen dealing with speculation about Panthers’ draft plans

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
With John Fox set to walk when his contract expires after the season, the next head coach of the Panthers will have to make a decision on the best way to handle the situation at quarterback.

NFL suspends Panthers OG Robinson

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Panthers OG Duke Robinson for four games without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Seahawks rally behind Lynch, top Panthers 31-14

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch scored on a pair of 1-yard runs in the third quarter, sandwiched around Lofa Tatupu's 26-yard interception return for a score, and the Seahawks rallied from a 14-0 deficit for a critical 31-14 win over the Panthers ...

Panthers place Pike on I.R., promote Null

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed rookie QB Tony Pike on injured reserve and promoted second-year QB Keith Null from the practice squad.

Goodson shakes up outlook for Panthers’ backfield

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Mike Goodson's recent performance could be enough to help split up one of the league's best rushing tandems.

Panthers S Martin fined $40,000

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFL fined Panthers S Sherrod Martin $40,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns TE Evan Moore in last Sunday's loss.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Panthers have new 1-2 punch in backfield

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Williams may be out for the season, but that doesn't mean the Panthers can't still have a dangerous backfield duo.

Delhomme tops former team in close victory

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
John Kasay missed a 42-yard field goal that grazed the left upright as time expired Sunday, allowing the Cleveland Browns to escape with a 24-23 win over Carolina, giving ex-Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme a little satisfaction.

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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