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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

Bears to sign TE Spaeth

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Bears will add another blocking tight end to their stable.

Reports: Bears shopping TE Olsen

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Bears are looking to trade TE Greg Olsen, reports indicate.

Teams continue to deny facility access to players

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Multiple teams have denied their players access to the organizations' training facilities Thursday, following Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling that the lockout should be immediately lifted, according to multiple published reports.

Bears interested in extension for TE Olsen

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
We hear that although the Bears are interested in giving TE Greg Olsen a contract extension, the unsettled labor situation could make it difficult to get a new deal done this year.

Bears positional analysis: Tight ends

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
This is the fourth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's TE situation.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says giving Lovie Smith a contract extension this offseason would be "the dumbest thing the Bears could do right now," and that re-signing Danieal Manning would only make sense if he's coming back at the ...

Bears fire back at Cutler critics

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Bears players spent a great deal of their media session on Monday responding to those criticizing QB Jay Cutler's toughness.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Coming off a career-best 113-yard day against the Seahawks, Olsen is sure to have the Packers' attention when he's on the field Sunday.

Bears TE Olsen finds positives despite drop in numbers

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Those looking for confirmation that TE Greg Olsen is not a great fit in offensive coordinator Mike Martz's system have evidence to point to in Olsen's individual numbers from the regular season.

Three-and-out with Bears TE Greg Olsen

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Fourth-year TE Greg Olsen met with the media at Halas Hall this week and answered questions on a variety of topics, including why the Bears struggled to pick up the Seahawks' blitzes when they played in Week Six.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Here's what the Bears' Jay Cutler, Greg Olsen and Anthony Adams are saying in advance of their game against the Seahawks on Sunday.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Owners should consider options other than Jay Cutler and Matt Forté this week.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Here's what Lovie Smith, Mike Martz and Greg Olsen are saying in advance of the Bears' Week 16 game against the Jets.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
TE Greg Olsen has only one catch in each of his past three games and none of the three grabs has resulted in a gain of more than nine yards, but he could be targeted more frequently against Minnesota.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz has utilized Greg Olsen more often in the past four games, and the tight end has three touchdown catches in that span.

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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