Greg Olsen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers place Greg Olsen on injured reserve "Tight end Greg Olsen has been placed on injured reserve after undergoing surgery on Monday to repair his broken right foot. “He broke the fifth metatarsal on his right foot – it’s called a Jones fracture,” head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion said. “He had a screw inserted to repair the..." September 19

  • Panthers have to fix the offense without Greg Olsen – but it can be done

    Charlotte Observer "Nine lousy points. For a Carolina Panthers team that has a former NFL Most Valuable Player at quarterback and high draft choices dotting most of the offensive skill positions, nine points is unacceptable. On Sunday, though, the Panthers still managed to eke out a 9-3 win over Buffalo thanks..." September 19

  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen (foot) to miss around 6 games "Already in need of help to spruce up their offense, the Carolina Panthers sustained a massive blow on Sunday. Tight end Greg Olsen told reporters that he broke his foot in the first half of Sunday's 9-3 win over the Buffalo Bills in Carolina. Originally expected to return to the game, Olsen was..." September 18

  • Greg Olsen Ruled out vs. Bills with Foot Injury

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen suffered a foot injury and will not return to Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills. Bill Voth of the Panthers confirmed the news, noting Olsen was originally considered probable to return. Olsen was eventually carted back onto the field in street..." September 17

  • Panthers reportedly give TE Greg Olsen a raise

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers continue to take care of their own this summer. After signing veteran linebacker Thomas Davis to an extension earlier in August, the Panthers spent Thursday handing out a raise to Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team has restructured..." August 31

  • Greg Olsen’s not sweating whether he’s next for extension

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis broke the seal on contract extensions this week, which would seem to be good news for teammate Greg Olsen. But after failed attempts to get a raise this summer which included hints that he might hold out of training camp (though that was never likely), Olsen has..." August 17

  • Greg Olsen: A lot more we need to know about concussions

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has given a lot of thought to the risks of brain injury on the football field, and he’d like to learn more. Olsen noted on PFT Live that studies showing CTE in the overwhelming majority of deceased NFL players are only one piece of an enormous puzzle linking..." August 11

  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen makes decision on training camp holdout

    Charlotte Observer "For all the turmoil the Carolina Panthers have faced this offseason, at least they won’t have to deal with a training camp holdout by one of their best players. Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen plans to report to Wofford on Tuesday with the rest of his teammates, according to a source with..." July 24

  • Greg Olsen: Silly to think Panthers players played role in GM firing "Thomas Davis is already on record saying it was "unfair" to speculate that his contract had anything to do with the Carolina Panthers firing Dave Gettleman. Greg Olsen doubled down on that sentiment. The Panthers tight end, who wants a contract extension with two years left on his deal, said at..." July 20

  • Still no decision on whether Greg Olsen will hold out

    Pro Football Talk "During Friday’s extended discussion with NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus, one thing became clear: He does not like to hold clients out of training camp. As it relates to one of his current clients, however, something else became clear: There’s a chance Panthers tight end Greg Olsen will be the..." July 15

  • Panthers’ Greg Olsen Not Ruling Out Holdout

    Pro Football Rumors "Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has already indicated his desire for a new contract, and during today’s appearance on Adam Schefter’s Know Them From Adam podcast, Olsen didn’t rule out the idea of skipping training camp in an effort to land a reworked deal. “I think it’s early right now,” Olsen..." June 22

  • Greg Olsen on contract: Business should reflect productivity

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is under contract through the end of the 2018 season, but his desire for another deal became a topic during last week’s minicamp. Olsen was asked if he hoped the Panthers would rework his deal, which calls for him to make $6.5 million in base salary in each of the..." June 21

  • Panthers’ Greg Olsen wants to tear up his contract, but team might not be willing

    Charlotte Observer "In the spring of 2015 the Carolina Panthers moved to lock up tight end Greg Olsen, who was coming off the first 1,000-yard receiving season of his career. The Panthers signed Olsen to a three-year extension worth $22.5 million, with $12 million guaranteed. All Olsen has done since then is..." June 14

  • Greg Olsen sees a rejuvenated Luke Kuechly

    Fanrag Sports "The Carolina Panthers lost their best defender midway through the 2016 season when linebacker Luke Kuechly suffered a severe concussion. He’s back to his old self and in great shape, according to tight end Greg Olsen. “This is as physically ready,” Olsen said on Tuesday’s edition of The Rich..." June 13

  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen raises $100,000 for breast cancer research

    Sportsnaut "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..." May 13