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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

Week 15 TE tips: Olsen's hot streak should continue

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
PFW's late-week fantasy TE tips like Greg Olsen to continue his roll, while Owen Daniels and Brandon Myers should bounce back after down weeks.

Week 14 TE tips: Finley is on the rise

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Jermichael Finley is back on the rise, while Kyle Rudolph is banged up but has a favorable matchup, according to our fantasy TE tips.

TE fantasy tips: Colts' Allen could be Week 11 sleeper

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The PFW staff likes Antonio Gates and Greg Olsen to have big weeks, while Dwayne Allen could be a sleeper in our late-week fantasy TE tips.

Week Nine fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Jermaine Gresham and Greg Olsen have great matchups, while Dennis Pitta could bounce back, according to PFW's late-week fantasy TE tips.

Week Five fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The PFW staff offers its late-week fantasy TE tips, including reason to temper expectations for 49ers TE Vernon Davis.

Time for Panthers' Olsen to shine

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
It is a familiar theme for owners that have followed him throughout his career — this really could be Greg Olsen’s year.

Shockey fitting as short-term option in Carolina

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
TE Jeremy Shockey has embraced his role, played it well and stayed relatively healthy in his first season with the Panthers.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Panthers-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Bears are a better team than the Panthers, but not so much better that they can overcome a multi-turnover game by Jay Cutler.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Teams have attacked the Bears' pass defense in the seams with tight ends thus far, and have had success doing it.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in advance of the Packers' game against the Panthers Sunday.

Do Cam Newton or Greg Olsen have any fantasy value?

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Week One might have been a fluke for Cam Newton and the Panthers but it has created a flurry of activity on the waiver wire this week.

Five key questions facing the Bears

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr asks and answers five key questions for the Bears as they head into the 2011 season.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
We break down the fantasy status of Bears players with the potential to be scooped up in drafts, or monitored on the waiver wire, in this Bears fantasy focus.

Report: Bears trade TE Olsen to Panthers

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
A day after it was reported the Bears were actively looking to trade TE Greg Olsen, a report states that the team traded the former first-round pick to the Panthers in exchange for a draft choice.

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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