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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

Panthers' Brayton agrees to three-year deal

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers re-signed DE Tyler Brayton on Wednesday, according to reports.

Panthers re-sign OL Pettiti

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The Panthers have re-signed OL Rob Pettiti, according to Pettiti's agent, Ralph Cindrich, who announced the move on Twitter.

Veteran backup quarterback a pressing need for Panthers

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
After cutting Jake Delhomme, the Panthers announced they decided Matt Moore would be their starting quarterback in 2010, but there is a vacancy to be filled behind Moore on the depth chart.

Report: Panthers QB Moore to sign tender

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The player expected to start at quarterback for the Panthers in 2010 will soon be under contract.

Hoover's run with Panthers ends

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Panthers S Chris Harris announced that FB Brad Hoover has been cut on Twitter.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Peppers doesn't like spotlight, but that's what he's getting with megadeal

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers has a reputation as a guy who takes some plays off, and that may not sit well with Bears fans. However, if he produces anywhere close to the level he's capable of, the praise will overshadow the ...

Panthers release DT Kemoeatu, LB Diggs

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Panthers have parted with both of their starting defensive tackles from the 2008 season.

Panthers cut QB Delhomme

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Multiple sources have told Pro Football Weekly that the Panthers will cut QB Jake Delhomme.

Panthers cut DT Lewis

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers will be joined by one of his former teammates on the free-agent market this year.

Report: Panthers give Moore highest tender

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
It's a safe bet that QB Matt Moore will be playing in Charlotte next season.

NFC South team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
With No. 1 WR Antonio Bryant departing in free agency, wide receiver is a pressing need for the Buccaneers. PFW continues its series in which it examines the needs of each team, analyzing the NFC South.  

Panthers prepare for post-Peppers era

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Panthers will have a glaring hole to fill on defense after DE Julius Peppers departs in free agency.

Panthers announce they will not tag Peppers

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers put to rest any doubts about their plans for DE Julius Peppers by announcing they would not place the franchise tag on him before Thursday's deadline for using it.

Peppers likely to demand Haynesworth-like deal

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Although he's had some lengthy cold streaks, Panthers DE Julius Peppers will probably seek a free-agent contract similar to the one Albert Haynesworth signed last year with the Redskins.

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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