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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

Goodson won't keep Panthers' RB job when Stewart returns

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:30 a.m. ET
Although Mike Goodson rushed for 100 yards in his first career start in Week 10, he won't keep the job once Jonathan Stewart returns from his injury, according to NFC South Whispers.

Gross, Smith trying to keep Panthers together

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLT Jordan Gross and WR Steve Smith are two of the players charged with keeping things in order for the Panthers.

QB St. Pierre will get first career start Sunday

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Brian St. Pierre will start at quarterback for the Panthers in Sunday's game against the Ravens, head coach John Fox announced on Thursday.

Panthers place RB Williams on I.R.

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers have placed RB DeAngelo Williams on injured reserve.

Concussion a tough break for Panthers’ Clausen

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like things might be getting a little better for the Panthers, it was another downer of a Monday for the 1-8 team.

Panthers QB Clausen has concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Panthers rookie QB Jimmy Clausen has been diagnosed with a concussion, according to head coach John Fox. Clausen likely sustained the injury on the Panthers' final offensive play when he was stuffed at the goal line.

Freeman, Blount lead Bucs over Panthers

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and rookie LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-16 victory over the struggling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers RB trio out, Goodson to start

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Panthers will be without RBs DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart and Tyrell Sutton on Sunday.

Panthers’ shuffling at linebacker likely to resume in offseason

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Some in Charlotte are beginning to look ahead to next season with the Panthers struggling to dig out of a deep hole at 1-7, and one of the questions the team will face in the offseason is what to do ...

Panthers place OT Otah on I.R.

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers have placed former first-round OT Jeff Otah (knee) on injured reserve. They also claimed RB Andre Brown off waivers from Indianapolis and re-signed RB Josh Vaughan and LB Abdul Hodge.

NFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
WR Roddy White has stood out on a contending Falcons team. Read our midseason team reports on the NFC South.

Receiver frustration hits stars hard

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
For Larry Fitzgerald, the Panthers' Steve Smith, Chad Ochocinco and Wes Welker, not catching passes at their normal rates has led to some frustration.

Panthers preparing to turn mess back over to rookie quarterback

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
A season-ending injury to Matt Moore has the Panthers trying to decide whether to start Jimmy Clausen or Tony Pike in Week 10.

Panthers place three vets on IR

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed QB Matt Moore and LBs Thomas Davis and Dan Connor on injured reserve Monday, ending the season for three of the team's veteran leaders.

Carolina mess a fantasy nightmare

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
It seems like every season, at least one team becomes a fantasy wasteland. In 2010, that club is the Panthers.

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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