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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

Brees, Saints roll past woeful Panthers, 34-3

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns, Jabari Greer returned an interception for a touchdown and the Saints became the latest team to shut down Carolina's NFL-worst offense in a 34-3 victory over the banged-up Panthers on ...

Moore, Stewart out for Panthers

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Panthers' backfield is filled with backups after a pair of injuries early on in their game vs. the Saints.

Offseason may bring change to Panthers' backfield

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 1:06 a.m. ET
Carolina will have the opportunity to break up the 1-2 punch of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, which has been the rock-solid base of its offense in past seasons, but will the team do it next offseason?

Marshall likely to leave Panthers after season

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
With Panthers CB Richard Marshall likely to qualify for unrestricted free agency after this season, he's expected to leave for greener pastures, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers claim LB Williams

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
The Panthers claimed LB Jason Williams off waivers from the Cowboys and waived LB Abdul Hodge on Wednesday.

Stewart gets big opportunity, drops the ball

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The stage was set Sunday for Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart to make up for his unproductive fantasy season. But all he did was deliver another dud.

Bradford throws 2 TD passes in Rams win

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Rams' defense forced four turnovers, and rookie Sam Bradford continued his solid play in a 20-10 win over the Panthers.

Panthers’ Davis hasn’t given up on quest to return in 2010

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
We hear WLB Thomas Davis hasn't given up on his wish to return from the physically-unable-to-perform list in time for Carolina's Nov. 14 matchup against the Buccaneers.

Panthers RB Williams does not travel to St. Louis

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The Panthers will be without RB DeAngelo Williams for Sunday's game against the Rams.

Panthers RB Williams misses practice

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams missed practice on Wednesday with a foot injury and is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams.

Reports: Panthers to place LB Williams on I.R., sign LB Hodge

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Panthers LB Jamar Williams will be placed on injured reserve, according to PFW correspondent Darin Gantt.

Rookie Meter: Gettis redeems himself

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Panthers rookie WR David Gettis dropped a would-be game-tying TD pass late in Sunday's game but redeemed himself minutes later, helping the Panthers get their first win of the season.

Panthers RB Williams (foot) day to day

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams sprained his foot during the second half of the Panthers' first win of the season and is day to day.

Kasay hits game-winner in Panthers' first win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Richard Marshall intercepted backup David Carr with just over a minute left, and John Kasay then kicked a 37-yard field goal with 39 seconds remaining to give the Carolina Panthers their first win, 23-20 over the San Francisco 49ers on ...

LB Anderson excelling for Panthers

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
Fifth-year LB James Anderson is having his best season, according to NFC South Whispers, and is providing one of the few encouraging signs for winless Carolina.

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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