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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 Jarrett arrested for DWI

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Panthers WR Dwayne Jarrett was arrested early Tuesday morning for driving while impaired, his second arrest in three years.

Smith’s injury puts Clausen in even tougher spot vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach John Fox called injured WR Steve Smith "day-to-day" at a press conference on Monday, but Smith's agent said the receiver likely will not play vs. the Bears in Week Five.

Agent: Smith "most likely" out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith's agent Derrick Fox said Monday that Smith will "most likely" sit out Sunday's game against the Bears.

Report: Panthers WR Smith suffered high ankle sprain

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reportedly suffered a high ankle sprain in Week Four's loss to the Saints.

Saints edge Carolina 16-14

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Only days after rejoining the Saints at age 46, John Carney hit three field goals to help New Orleans edge the Carolina Panthers 16-14 on Sunday.

Panthers' Jarrett remains buried on depth chart

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Some league observers are wondering why Carolina keeps WR Dwayne Jarrett on the roster, considering that the 2007 second-round pick has been a bust.

Panthers await return of ORT Otah

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Panthers ORT Jeff Otah is taking longer than some expected to return from a setback in his recovery from an Aug. 4 left knee scope.

Panthers sign ex-Raider OL Morris

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Panthers addressed their offensive line Wednesday, signing ex-Raider Chris Morris.

Panthers release DT Leonard

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers released DT Louis Leonard on Tuesday. Leonard has been injury-plagued and recorded just two tackles in two games this season.

Panthers’ D-line gets first sack, but pressure still an issue

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers will line up against DE Julius Peppers for the first time ever in 13 days, when the Bears visit Charlotte in Week Five, but it's already clear how much Carolina misses him.

Bengals pull away to beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cedric Benson scored a pair of TDs in the Bengals' 20-7 victory over the Panthers on Sunday to spoil Jimmy Clausen's first NFL start.

Panthers ORT Otah out vs. Bengals

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Jeff Otah will miss his third straight game due to a knee injury.

Young receiving corps an obstacle for Clausen

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Changing quarterbacks two weeks into the season wasn't part of the Panthers' blueprint for success this year, but head coach John Fox named rookie Jimmy Clausen the starter after Matt Moore played poorly in both games.

Panthers' Fox coaching like he's ready to leave

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
There's a poorly kept secret that Panthers head coach John Fox is in his final year with the team, and his coaching decisions don't suggest anything different.

Clausen inherits Panthers offense in disarray

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Panthers' starting QB job was going to be Jimmy Clausen's sooner or later, and with things looking as bad as they do on offense, it's hard to argue with John Fox's decision.

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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