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Position
TE
 
Jersey
88
Name  Greg Olsen
Born  3/11/1985
Height  6-5
Weight  255
College  Miami-Florida
12/21/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was invisible in Week 16.
Insight: He saw only three targets, and caught just one pass for 21 yards. Olsen is still a TE1.
 
12/14/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen led the team with 10 catches for 110 yards.
Insight: Olsen and Kelvin Benjamin didn't mind Derek Anderson at quarterback as both received 13 targets. Unfortunately, Jericho Cotchery caught the only touchdown. Olsen remains a strong TE1 consideration no matter who plays quarterback.
 
12/14/2014 12:16:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is active for Week 15.
Insight: Olsen is a TE1 even with Cam Newton out. Olsen caught eight balls and a touchdown in Week 1 against the Buccaneers with Derek Anderson at quarterback.
 
12/7/2014 6:06:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen recorded a team-high 10 catches and 72 receiving yards on Sunday.
Insight: He also had a touchdown, and is a solid TE1 for the rest of the season.
 
12/5/2014 11:07:00 AM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen missed Wednesday's practice, but returned to put in two practices Thursday and Friday and should be ready to go against New Orleans.
Insight: Olsen remains Cam Newton's second favorite receiving option behind Kelvin Benjamin. He's caught 61 balls for 778 yards and five touchdowns.
 
11/16/2014 6:15:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen caught five balls for 61 yards on Sunday.
Insight: Olsen remains Cam Newton's second favorite receiving option behind Kelvin Benjamin. Olsen had 11 targets and is still a solid TE1.
 
11/11/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was active Monday night, catching six of seven targets for a team-leading 119 yards.
Insight: Cam Newton looked for him when he was in trouble and most time Olsen came up with the receptions. He's a top-five fantasy tight end.
 
Cold10/31/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has non-factor in the Thursday night game against New Orleans.
Insight: Olsen was targeted just four times, catching three, for 30 yards. Cam Newton simply has to use him more than that.
 
10/26/2014 6:44:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has non-existent in Sunday's loss to Seattle.
Insight: He had only one catch for 16 yards, but owners should not worry, as Olsen will remain a solid TE1, moving forward.
 
10/19/2014 7:34:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen led the team with eight catches and 105 receiving yards in Week 7.
Insight: Carolina really struggled on offense, so Olsen was one of the bright spots. He caught all eight of his targets.
 
10/19/2014 12:20:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is active as expected.
Insight: Olsen didn't miss any practice time to his sore ankle and should be started as always.
 
10/13/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen led Carolina in receiving during Sunday's tie to Cincinnati.
Insight: He had six receptions for 62 yards and one touchdown, on 11 targets. Olsen continues to be a reliable option for both Cam Newton and fantasy owners. Start him with confidence.
 
10/12/2014 11:42:00 AM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will play Sunday.
Insight: Olsen leads the team in catches and receiving touchdowns through five weeks after a 6-72-2 Week 5. He's dealing with an ankle issue, but has a decent mtachup versis the Bengals who gave up a lot of yards last week to New England's tight ends.
 
10/9/2014 1:32:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen missed a second practice, but is expected to play Sunday, according to beat writer Steve Reed.
Insight: Olsen leads the team in catches and receiving touchdowns through five weeks after a 6-72-2 Week 5.
 
10/5/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen bounced back from a bad Week 4 in Baltimore with two touchdown catches in Chicago during Week 5.
Insight: Olsen had six receptions for 72 yards along with the two scores to stick it to his old team. Olsen leads the team in catches and receiving touchdowns through five weeks.
 
9/14/2014 5:45:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen had six catches for 72 yards on eight targets against the Lions in Week 2.
Insight: Olsen led the team in targets along with rookie receiver Kelvin Benjamin, but Benjamin only caught two of his targets. Olsen has nine straight games with at least four catches, which is the longest active streak among tight ends.
 
12/1/2013 5:44:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has recorded at least eight fantasy points in five of the last six games.
Insight: Olsen has become a consistent fantasy option for those who do not have Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham, Vernon Davis or Julius Thomas. He had 85 yards on five catches Sunday against Tampa Bay.
 
10/24/2013 2:32:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (foot) had a full week of practice and is expected to play on Thursday night.
Insight: olsen has struggled with the foot injury over the past two week and it shows in his numbers. He caught 21 balls for 273 and a score in his first four games and six for 66 yards in the last two contests. Hopefully he's feeling better.
 
10/16/2013 7:03:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (foot) did not practice Wednesday.
Insight: For the second straight week, Olsen missed Wednesday's practice and was wearing a walking boot on his left foot. He played against Minnesota and should be able to suit up versus the Rams. He'll be a top-12 tight end this week if he plays.
 
10/11/2013 1:50:00 PM
Description: Panthers tight end Greg Olsen got in his second consecutive practice and has been upgraded to probable for Week 6 against Minnesota.
Insight: The Vikings have yielded 326 ypg through the air over their first four games, including six TDs to tight ends and Olsen is a major factor in the Panthers passing game. He's a must start.
 

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