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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

Panthers WR Smith will return Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith practiced for the third consecutive day and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Clausen's second chance may come before long

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
We hear the Panthers are taking a week-to-week approach to the quarterback situation, so the recently demoted Jimmy Clausen could get another shot to start before long.

Poll: Bills will be last team to win a game

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Readers of this Web site say that Buffalo will be the last team to win a game this season, according to the results of our recently concluded poll.

Panthers QB Moore to start vs. 49ers

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore will start Sunday against San Francisco, head coach John Fox said Monday.

Panthers going nowhere fast

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:03 a.m. ET
There are many reasons behind the Panthers' pathetic showing, but the biggest problem has been the ineffective and uninspired coaching of John Fox and his staff the first third of the season, the way we hear it.

Panthers' Fox attempts to maintain positive image

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
While John Fox attempts to put space between himself and the Panthers' failings, there are some who say the head coach deserves blame for the way things are going.

Panthers sign WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have signed former Redskins WR Devin Thomas to assist their 31st-ranked passing attack.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Bears win big despite Collins' four picks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Forte rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns, Julius Peppers led a ferocious defense and the Bears overcame four interceptions by backup quarterback Todd Collins to beat the winless Panthers 23-6 on Sunday.

Fox hasn't lost Panthers players despite rough start

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
Although Carolina has started the season 0-4, head coach John Fox hasn't lost the locker room, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers WR Smith will miss Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith will miss Carolina's Week Five game against the Bears with an ankle injury.

Panthers DE Johnson proving to be solid replacement for Peppers

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Chares Johnson is doing a solid job defending the run and rushing the passer in his first season as a full-time starter.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Bears could get an opportunity to make an interception if Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen continues to stare down his receivers.

Panthers release WR Jarrett, sign Clowney

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Panthers released WR Dwayne Jarrett and signed WR David Clowney on Tuesday.

Panthers have few receiving options vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Panthers are facing the grim reality of being without WRs Steve Smith and Dwayne Jarrett this week against the Bears, hoping to end a four-game slide to start the season.

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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