Greg Olsen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen wants an extension but keeps TV option open

    ESPN "Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen is prepared to become a free agent in 2019 or consider potential opportunities in television this season if the Carolina Panthers don't extend his contract. Olsen, who last month interviewed for the Monday Night Football analyst job previously held by Jon Gruden,..." April 18

  • Greg Olsen would like to get offseason extension done with Panthers

    247 Sports "Greg Olsen has never hit free agency before, and ideally, he doesn't want next offseason to become his first time as an unrestricted free agent, either. Speaking with the team's official website as the Panthers reported for offseason workouts earlier this week, Olsen admitted the upcoming..." April 18

  • Rivera: Panthers fully expect Greg Olsen for 2018 season

    247 Sports "Greg Olsen created quite the stir when it was revealed a few weeks ago the veteran tight end was set to audition for the ESPN Monday Night Football color analyst gig, with even one report stating Olsen could hang up his cleats prematurely if awarded the job. But Panthers head coach Ron Rivera..." March 27

  • Greg Olsen auditioning to be MNF analyst

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will reportedly audition Friday to be an analyst for ESPN's Monday Night Football, according to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post. Marchand added that Olsen may continue playing if he doesn't get the job. He also reported that Olsen could receive..." March 16

  • Greg Olsen returns for full practice

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like the Panthers will be getting tight end Greg Olsen back in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Olsen returned from eight weeks on injured reserve with a broken foot to play in the team’s Week 12 game against the Jets, but sat out the second half after experiencing..." December 06

  • Greg Olsen not expected to play vs. Saints

    CBS Sports "Olsen (foot) is not expected to play Sunday against the Saints, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. After aggravating his right foot injury in his return from an eight-game absence in the Week 12 win over the Jets, Olsen was held out of practice last week." December 03

  • Greg Olsen practicing Wednesday, Devin Funchess isn’t

    Pro Football Talk "The word earlier this week was that tests on Panthers tight end Greg Olsen‘s foot showed no signs of an injury that would put him back on the sideline after returning to action last Sunday and Wednesday’s practice brings more evidence that the decision to pull Olsen from that game was just a..." November 29

  • An update on Panthers tight end Greg Olsen’s foot following evaluation

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen underwent an evaluation on his foot on Monday, and a source told the Observer that the foot is “OK,” which seems to be what the team expected. Olsen appeared to aggravate his surgically repaired foot on Sunday against the New York Jets, and he reported..." November 27

  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen to have foot checked by specialist

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will have his surgically repaired right foot checked out by noted orthopedic foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. Anderson performed the surgery in September to..." November 27

  • Panthers' Olsen ruled out after re-injuring foot

    12 Up "Oh, you have got to be kidding me. Perhaps he'll be back in the broadcast booth sooner than we thought? Today is not going as planned for this Panthers team, as the Jets are putting up a helluva fight at home against this talented Carolina team, thanks to two huge touchdown catches from wide..." November 26

  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen activated, will play Sunday against Colts

    ESPN "The Carolina Panthers on Friday reinstated Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen to the 53-man roster so he can play in Sunday's game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Olsen was placed on injured reserve after suffering a broken foot during a Week 2 win over the Buffalo Bills. He missed..." November 24

  • Panthers Designate TE Greg Olsen & WR Damiere Byrd To Return From I.R.

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Carolina Panthers officially designated TE Greg Olsen and WR Damiere Byrd to return from injured reserve on Monday. This officially opens three-week windows of time for the Panthers to add them to their active roster or they’ll spend the duration of the 2017 season on injured..." November 20

  • Greg Olsen says he’ll return to practice tomorrow

    Pro Football Talk "FOX hired Panthers tight end Greg Olsen to serve as an analyst for Sunday’s Rams-Vikings game. He started the process by serving as a news breaker. Olsen said during the FOX pregame show that he’ll return to practice on Monday, with an expectation of playing the Jets on Sunday at MetLife..." November 19

  • Greg Olsen: Crazy to think I’ll get unfair advantage from calling a game

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings have taken issue with Panthers tight end Greg Olsen serving as a broadcaster for Sunday’s game against the Rams because they believe he could take things he learns while on the job and funnel them back to the Panthers to give Carolina an undue advantage for their upcoming game against..." November 15

  • Greg Olsen to broadcast NFL game during Panthers’ bye week

    Chicago Sun-Times "Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will be working this year during the team’s bye week. For one week only, on Nov. 19, Olson will join Kevin Burkhardt, Charles Davis and Pam Oliver in the broadcast booth, as a guest analyst for the Rams-Vikings game for Fox Sports. “It’s going to be a little..." November 09

  • Panthers’ Greg Olsen can resume practicing next week, testing his injured right foot

    Charlotte Observer "The Carolina Panthers will reach the midpoint of the regular season next week – and could have their Pro Bowl tight end back on the practice field. Greg Olsen says he expects to test his surgically repaired foot on the field next week, when he’s eligible to resume practicing after going on..." October 24