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  • • Panthers plan to keep Cam Newton
    The Panthers plan to move forward with Cam Newton as their starting quarterback, sources tell NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport (on Twitter). Things can change in the coming months, RapSheet cautions, but that’s the Panthers’ mindset at this time. There’s been lots of talk about a potential trade of the one-time MVP, but it’ll be months before Newton’s surgically-repaired foot is game-ready, and that hurts h...2020
  • • Greg Olsen couldn’t pass up opportunity to play with Russell Wilson
    Greg Olsen had ties in Washington with Ron Rivera. He had ties in Buffalo with Greg McDermott and Brandon Beane. So why did he choose Seattle? The Seahawks have made the postseason seven of the past eight seasons, and they were 9-7 in 2017 when they didn’t. They have Russell Wilson, who has won a [more]...2020
  • • Report: Washington to release former Pro Bowl TE Jordan Reed
    Washington is not showing patience when it comes to injured former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed. Reed, 29, missed all of last season after suffering a devastating concussion during the exhibition slate. According to John Keim of ESPN, Reed has been cleared from the concussion protocol. That’s the good news? Unfortunately for the injury-plagued veteran, that means Washington is going to release h...2020
  • • Report: Seahawks think Will Dissly will be ready Week One
    The Seahawks signed tight end Greg Olsen on Tuesday and they reportedly expect him to share time at the position with Will Dissly right out of the gate next season. Dissly tore his Achilles last October and Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the team believes he will be ready to go for the [more]...2020
  • • As Will Dissly gets healthy, Seahawks boasting potent 1-2 punch at tight end
    When the Seattle Seahawks take the field in September, they will have three-time Pro Bowler Greg Olsen at tight end.  They also expect to have a healthy Will Dissly ready to go, reports Tom Pelissero of NFL.com (Twitter link).  Due to multiple injuries, Dissly has appeared in only 10 games as a pro since being drafted in the fourth round in 2018. Thankfully, the recent checkups on his torn Achille...2020
  • • Three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen signs one-year deal with Seattle Seahawks
    Greg Olsen has found his landing spot after the 13-year veteran and the Carolina Panthers mutually agreed to part ways on Jan. 30.       ...2020
  • • AP Source: Greg Olsen agrees to 1-year deal with Seahawks
    A person familiar with the situation says tight end end Greg Olsen has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks...2020
  • • Three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen signs one-year deal with Seattle Seahawks, per report
    Greg Olsen has found his landing spot after the 13-year veteran and the Carolina Panthers mutually agreed to part ways on Jan. 30.       ...2020
  • • Greg Olsen joins Seahawks on $7 million deal, giving Russell Wilson new offensive weapon
    The three-time Pro Bowler has found a new home...2020
  • • Report: Seahawks sign three-time Pro Bowl TE Greg Olsen to a one-year, $7M contract
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has himself a fancy new toy. Mere weeks after parting ways with the Carolina Panthers, three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen has reportedly signed a one-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle was one of the three teams Olsen met with after it was decided he was not returning to Carolina. That list included the Buffalo Bills and Washington Re...2020

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Greg Olsen injury and suspension

  • • Report: Washington to release former Pro Bowl TE Jordan Reed
    Washington is not showing patience when it comes to injured former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed. Reed, 29, missed all of last season after suffering a devastating concussion during the exhibition slate. According to John Keim of ESPN, Reed has been cleared from the concussion protocol. That’s the good news? Unfortunately for the injury-plagued veteran, that means Washington is going to release h...2020
  • • As Will Dissly gets healthy, Seahawks boasting potent 1-2 punch at tight end
    When the Seattle Seahawks take the field in September, they will have three-time Pro Bowler Greg Olsen at tight end.  They also expect to have a healthy Will Dissly ready to go, reports Tom Pelissero of NFL.com (Twitter link).  Due to multiple injuries, Dissly has appeared in only 10 games as a pro since being drafted in the fourth round in 2018. Thankfully, the recent checkups on his torn Achille...2020
  • • Report: At least three teams interested in signing Greg Olsen
    Greg Olsen has made it clear that he still wants to play football after parting ways with the Carolina Panthers, and it appears the veteran tight end has plenty of suitors. Olsen has taken several free agent visits since the Panthers released him two weeks ago, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the tight end is in contract negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and Washington Re...2020
  • • Cam Newton's future with Panthers remains uncertain
    Cam Newton “absolutely” expects to return to the Panthers next season. However, team sources that spoke with The Athletic’s Joe Person are less-than-certain about his odds. Earlier this year, owner David Tepper was non-committal when asked about the longtime franchise star. Given his health situation and the team’s move to part ways with beloved head coach Ron Rivera and tight end Greg Olsen, no o...2020
  • • Greg Olsen to take first free agent visits with Redskins, Bills
    The Carolina Panthers officially released Greg Olsen on Monday, which will give the veteran tight end plenty of time to explore other options ahead of 2020. As of now, Olsen already has two visits lined up. Olsen is planning to meet with the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins this week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. He has previous connections with both teams. There have been reports that Olsen...2020
  • • Cam Newton expects to remain with Panthers
    Set to be without longtime cornerstones Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen next season, the Panthers will soon need to make a decision on their quarterback. Some parts of that equation are beginning to form. Cam Newton is recovering from foot surgery and has yet to resume football activities. But the former MVP went through a meeting with Matt Rhule, David Tepper and GM Marty Hurney recently and “absolut...2020
  • • Washington LB Ryan Anderson ejected for helmet-to-helmet hit on Greg Olsen
    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has battled a number of injuries in recent years, but the one he suffered on Sunday may have been the most frightening. Olsen fumbled and appeared like he may have been briefly knocked unconscious after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Anderson. The veteran walked off the field under his own power and was taken to the loc...2019
  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen is active against Tampa Bay
    • Panthers TE Greg Olsen is active against Tampa Bay
    Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is active and will start against the Buccaneers on Thursday night after being listed as questionable with a back injury....2019
  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen is active against Tampa Bay
    • Panthers TE Greg Olsen is active against Tampa Bay
    Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is active and will start against the Buccaneers on Thursday night after being listed as questionable with a back injury.        ...2019
  • • Greg Olsen believes latest surgery will permanently fix foot problems
    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has had two very difficult seasons thanks to foot injuries, but he hopes and thinks the problem is fixed for good. Olsen has severely injured his right foot on multiple occasions in the last two seasons, along with other related issues, and has had more than one surgery to try to correct it. The injuries have limited him to just 16 total games since the start...2018

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Greg Olsen trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Panthers plan to keep Cam Newton
    The Panthers plan to move forward with Cam Newton as their starting quarterback, sources tell NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport (on Twitter). Things can change in the coming months, RapSheet cautions, but that’s the Panthers’ mindset at this time. There’s been lots of talk about a potential trade of the one-time MVP, but it’ll be months before Newton’s surgically-repaired foot is game-ready, and that hurts h...2020
  • • As Will Dissly gets healthy, Seahawks boasting potent 1-2 punch at tight end
    When the Seattle Seahawks take the field in September, they will have three-time Pro Bowler Greg Olsen at tight end.  They also expect to have a healthy Will Dissly ready to go, reports Tom Pelissero of NFL.com (Twitter link).  Due to multiple injuries, Dissly has appeared in only 10 games as a pro since being drafted in the fourth round in 2018. Thankfully, the recent checkups on his torn Achille...2020
  • • AP Source: Greg Olsen agrees to 1-year deal with Seahawks
    A person familiar with the situation says tight end end Greg Olsen has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks...2020
  • • Report: Seahawks sign three-time Pro Bowl TE Greg Olsen to a one-year, $7M contract
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has himself a fancy new toy. Mere weeks after parting ways with the Carolina Panthers, three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen has reportedly signed a one-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle was one of the three teams Olsen met with after it was decided he was not returning to Carolina. That list included the Buffalo Bills and Washington Re...2020
  • • Ex-Panthers TE Olsen agrees to join Seahawks
    Former Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has agreed to a deal with the Seahawks, the team announced Tuesday. Terms weren't released, but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter the deal is for one year and worth $7 million, with $5.5 million in guaranteed money....2020
  • • Seahawks land Greg Olsen
    Greg Olsen took some time to make up his mind about what to do after visiting Buffalo, Seattle and Washington following his release from the Panthers, but he’s come to a decision. PFT has learned, via a league source, that Olsen is signing with the Seahawks. It is a one-year deal worth $7 million with [more]...2020
  • • Greg Olsen reportedly in contract negotiations with three teams after free agent visits
    Greg Olsen may have a new team in short order...2020
  • • Greg Olsen negotiating with Bills, Washington, Seahawks
    Greg Olsen‘s free agency tour has come to an end after three stops, according to ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter. The tight end is currently in negotiations with the Bills, Washington and Seahawks, and he will not be meeting with any other teams. The Panthers parted ways with Olsen earlier this offseason in yet another signal that they are prepared for a total rebuild. This, of course, came weeks after t...2020
  • • Report: At least three teams interested in signing Greg Olsen
    Greg Olsen has made it clear that he still wants to play football after parting ways with the Carolina Panthers, and it appears the veteran tight end has plenty of suitors. Olsen has taken several free agent visits since the Panthers released him two weeks ago, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the tight end is in contract negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and Washington Re...2020
  • • Greg Olsen negotiating with Buffalo, Washington, Seattle
    Although free agency doesn’t really heat up in the NFL for another month, the first well-known free agent is talking contract with three teams. Free agent tight end Greg Olsen is negotiating with Buffalo, Washington and Seattle, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Olsen is free to sign with any team now because the Panthers [more]...2020

Greg Olsen stats

  • • Fantasy Football Week 16 Lineup Cheat Sheet: Can Greg Olsen, Martavis Bryant, and Josh Gordon bring the championship home?
    If you're playing for a championship this week or the chance to play for one next week, our deep dive into the stats, game script and game film is designed to help you make good lineup decisions....2017
  • Week 15 Snap Judgments
    • Week 15 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a jam-packed holiday-infused Week 12 in the NFL... * With 12 weeks of the NFL’s regular season all but in the books, we hold these truths to be self-evident: That hangover effect in Atlanta? It might be over. The suddenly resurgent Falcons have won three games in a row and they even found a way to stave off what would have been another galling...2017
  • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: D up to Panthers challenge
    • Keys to the Starting Lineup presented by CarMax: D up to Panthers challenge
    The NFL's early season No. 1 offense and No. 1 defense will face off on Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium when Tom Brady's Patriots (2-1) host Luke Kuechly’s Panthers. But while that matchup will get plenty of attention, it may be the teams’ lesser units that decide how the game plays out. That means a New England defense that is dead last in the league in both yards and points allowed faces ye...2017
  • Scouting the Matchup: Defense looks to bounce back
    • Scouting the Matchup: Defense looks to bounce back
    WHEN THE PATRIOTS RUN When the Carolina defense has been good this season it has started with stopping the run. Carolina held San Francisco to 51 yards rushing in its opener, a 23-3 victory, and limited the Bills to 69 yards on the ground in Week 2. Buffalo picked up 55 of those 69 yards on scrambles by quarterback Tyrod Taylor. The Panthers held Buffalo running back LeSean McCoy to 9 yards on 12 ...2017
  • • Greg Olsen confirms he wants new contract, won’t rule out holdout
    Greg Olsen has been one of the most productive tight ends in football over the past four or five seasons, and the 32-year-old feels it is about time the Carolina Panthers compensated him accordingly.In 2015, Olsen signed a three-year extension worth $22.5 million with $12 million guaranteed. He is under contract through 2018 at an average annual salary of $7.5 million, making him the seventh-highe...2017
  • • Combine: Plenty of real -- and good -- tight ends to choose from
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Patriots entered the 2016 season with arguably the best duo of tight ends in the NFL as Martellus Bennett arrived via trade to pair with freakish positional measuring stick Rob Gronkowski. But the position has a far different look and feel heading into the 2017 offseason. Gronkowski missed the second half of the season after undergoing the third back surgery of his career, whil...2017
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Greg Olsen kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Greg Olsen sees “writing on the wall” in Carolina
    Panthers tight end Greg Olsen had plenty of family members on hand yesterday, and the team recognized his career accomplishments on the scoreboard in the waning moments of another bad loss. If it wasn’t goodbye, it sure looked like one. “I just think sometimes the writing’s on the wall,” Olsen said, via Joe Person of [more]...2019
  • • Olsen matching up to $100K of donations to children’s hospital charity
    One of the three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award, Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is using this platform to continue his good works.Olsen has launched an initiative called “Man of the Year Match” on YouCaring. He and his wife, Cara Olsen, are pledging to match up to $100,000 of donations to The HEARTest Yard, a foundation that helps fund families of Levine Children...2018
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    2017
  • Week 3 Snap Judgments
    • Week 3 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • Week 2 Snap Judgments
    • Week 2 Snap Judgments
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest a less-than-captivating Week 2 in the NFL…. * The Cowboys-Broncos game was delayed by lightning for over an hour in the first half, but the biggest bolt out nowhere was Denver’s ability to completely bottle up Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott like no one else has been able to do. Elliott entered play Sunday with 15 consecutive games ...2017
  • • 15 teams with potential mojo problems as training camps open
    2017
  • • Panthers TE Greg Olsen raises $100,000 for breast cancer research
    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen and his mother teamed up this weekend to raise $100,000 for breast cancer research. The pair hosted the first annual Speak PINK event at the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte.The event drew 250 people and was hosted by Carolinas HealthCare Foundation. The presence of Olsen’s mother is especially awesome. She’s a 17-year survivor of breast cancer herself. “There’s a r...2017
  • • Combine: Plenty of real -- and good -- tight ends to choose from
    2017
  • • Panthers' Path to Contending Again Clear If They Can Stop Beating Themselves Up
    2016
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Cowboys Can't Go Wrong No Matter Who Is at QB
    2016

Top Greg Olsen news

  • • Source: Ex-Panthers TE Olsen going to Seahawks
    Former Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is signing with the Seahawks, a source told ESPN....2020
  • • Panthers and tight end Greg Olsen mutually agree to part ways ahead of 2020 offseason
    Olsen is moving on from the Panthers, but not retiring just yet...2020
  • • Greg Olsen free agency: Tight end disappointed Bears haven't called him yet, willing to return to Chicago
    A return to Chicago could serve both sides well in 2020...2020
  • • Greg Olsen free agency: Pro Bowl tight end to meet with Seahawks, Bills and Redskins, per report
    The former Panther won't be out of work very long...2020
  • • Panthers, Olsen part ways; TE still wants to play
    Three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen will part with the Panthers after nine seasons, but agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN that his client is still interested in playing in the NFL....2020
  • • Greg Olsen would consider reuniting with Ron Rivera if he decides to continue playing in 2020, per report
    Olsen has spent the past nine seasons with the Panthers...2020
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    2017
  • Game Notes: Patriots clinch playoff spot for the 19th time in Kraft's 24 years
    • Game Notes: Patriots clinch playoff spot for the 19th time in Kraft's 24 years
    2017
  • • Greg Olsen says his parting with the Panthers wasn’t really mutual
    In recent years, football teams that move on from certain employees (usually coaches) couch the decision as mutual. The Panthers recently did it tight end Greg Olsen. Olsen said Tuesday that it wasn’t really mutual. “I told them all along that if they wanted me back . . . obviously I would have been back,” [more]...2020
  • • NFL1000: Has Travis Kelce Dethroned Gronk as the NFL's Best Tight End?
    2016

Greg Olsen fantasy rankings and news

  • • Report: Greg Olsen will play for Panthers in Week 6 against Washington
    After missing the past few weeks with a foot injury, Greg Olsen will once again hit the field for the Carolina Panthers in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins. For the first time since he re-injured his foot in Week 1, Olsen will play Sunday in Washington. Olsen is Cam Newton’s favorite, most trusted weapon in the passing game. In the game against Dallas, before exiting with his foot injury, he...2018
  • • 2018 Outlook: Greg Olsen
    2018 fantasy player outlook for Greg Olsen, TE, Panthers...2018
  • • Fantasy intel for all 32 NFL teams ahead of Week 16
    From Ezekiel Elliott and Greg Olsen to A.J. Green, Mike Clay has the information you need to make smart fantasy football decisions....2017
  • FANTASY PLAYS: Play matchups, manage injuries for Week 3
    • FANTASY PLAYS: Play matchups, manage injuries for Week 3
    As fantasy players look to set their Week 3 lineups, some will be scrambling to find a replacement for Panthers tight end Greg Olsen and others will have to monitor injuries to Bears running back Jordan Howard and Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Managing injuries is an unfortunate part of playing fantasy football, but here are some suggestions that'll help you decide who to start in Week 3....2017
  • FANTASY PLAYS: Taking stock of hurt tight ends, others in W3
    • FANTASY PLAYS: Taking stock of hurt tight ends, others in W3
    Week 2 was tough on tight ends in fantasy football as five big names suffered injuries - none bigger than Greg Olsen of the Panthers breaking his right foot....2017
  • • Week 2 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • How Greg Olsen fantasy owners should replace him
    • How Greg Olsen fantasy owners should replace him
    A look at some options that might be available for you at tight end.         ...2017
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    2016
  • • Week 17 Fantasy Football Rankings: Position-by-Position Outlook for Finales
    2016
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Greg Olsen schedule, game

  • • Panthers plan to keep Cam Newton
    2020
  • • Former Panther Greg Olsen reportedly to visit Buffalo, Washington
    That didn’t take long. Hours after Greg Olsen‘s release from the Panthers was made official, his free agency tour is taking shape. Per Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the veteran tight end will take visits with the Bills and Redskins this week (Twitter link). Even though it doesn’t guarantee anything, this development makes it sound as if Olsen will play in 2020 and will postpone his journey to the bro...2020
  • NFL training camp 2019: Biggest comebacks to watch
    • NFL training camp 2019: Biggest comebacks to watch
    A look at quarterbacks and playmakers, including Jimmy Garoppolo, Earl Thomas, Greg Olsen, Devonta Freeman and Andy Dalton....2019
  • • Greg Olsen appears to be nearing return from foot injury
    Greg Olsen has battled foot injuries for more than a year now, but the Carolina Panthers tight end opted against surgery when he re-fractured his foot in Week 1 this year. The hope was that he could return quicker with just rest and rehab, and it sounds like Olsen is right on schedule.Bill Voth of Panthers.com reported that Olsen returned to the practice field on Thursday. As Ian Rapoport of NFL N...2018
  • Panthers offense in shuffle mode following spate of injuries
    • Panthers offense in shuffle mode following spate of injuries
    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton heads to his hometown of Atlanta this weekend without his favorite target Greg Olsen and potentially three starting offensive linemen to protect him         ...2018
  • • Fantasy Football: Wednesday news roundup, with Greg Olsen's absence and the return of Martavis Bryant
    Heath Cummings tells you what you missed on Tuesday in the NFL, starting with the latest on Greg Olsen....2018
  • • Kelvin Benjamin picked the worst time to go at Cam Newton
    Ten months after the trade that sent him from Carolina to Buffalo, Kelvin Benjamin decided to unload some shots at his former quarterback, Cam Newton.In an interview with The Athletic, Benjamin said he wished that Carolina wasn’t the team to draft him and that he would have preferred to be paired with a quarterback he considers accurate and knowledgeable. The comments drew essentially a shrug from...2018
  • NFL Draft: History of Picks #23 and #31
    • NFL Draft: History of Picks #23 and #31
    New England currently has pick number 23 and 31 in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. We take a look back at the history of those picks. HISTORY OF #23 Ty Law. AP Photo. PATRIOTS AT #23 The Patriots have twice enjoyed success picking at No. 23 overall, both times using that selection on future Patriots Hall of Fame members. In 1995, they selected CB Ty Law out of Michiga...2018
  • NFL Draft: History of Picks #23 and #31
    • NFL Draft: History of Picks #23 and #31
    New England currently has pick number 23 and 31 in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. We take a look back at the history of those picks. HISTORY OF #23 Ty Law. AP Photo. PATRIOTS AT #23 The Patriots have twice enjoyed success picking at No. 23 overall, both times using that selection on future Patriots Hall of Fame members. In 1995, they selected CB Ty Law out of Michiga...2018
  • • Packers no longer interested in TE Ed Dickson
    Ed Dickson has lost a suitor. After the Packers agreed to sign Jimmy Graham on Tuesday, they are no longer interested in the Panthers free agent, according to Tom Silverstein of the Journal Sentinel (on Twitter). Meanwhile, they have “done nothing” with free agent Richard Rodgers. Based on what we’ve heard, that could mean the Falcons are in the catbird seat for his services. Atlanta needs another...2018

Greg Olsen rumors, scandals

  • • Report: At least three teams interested in signing Greg Olsen
    2020
  • • Greg Olsen unlikely to return this season with foot injury
    The Carolina Panthers have had a very rough season and look likely to have lost their star tight end to another season-ending foot injury. Greg Olsen left Sunday's game with a foot injury and said after the game that he felt something pop. He characterized the injury, a ruptured plantar fascia, as probably season-ending. Olsen has endured all sorts of foot injuries over the past two seasons, inclu...2018
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    2017
  • • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • • Week 3 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • • 15 teams with potential mojo problems as training camps open
    2017
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Broncos, Panthers Face Tough Questions Ahead
    2016
  • • Panthers' Path to Contending Again Clear If They Can Stop Beating Themselves Up
    2016
  • • Week 8 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Advice on Fantasy Football Stars to Play or Bench
    2016
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Cowboys Can't Go Wrong No Matter Who Is at QB
    2016