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Tagged: Greg Olsen (46 Results)

Factoid: Greg Olsen

I didn’t understand the signing of Greg Olsen. He’s an older guy who might be breaking down, and I thought Seattle was set at tight end with Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister. But the Seahawks signed him to a nice contract, so I guess they think he’ll be an upgrade at that position.  more »

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Factoid: Seattle tight ends

The Seahawks signed 35-year-old Greg Olsen to a one-year, $7 million deal back in February. It was a surprising move. Olsen's had a great career and is far more accomplished when what Seattle had on its roster, but it's a curious allocation of resources.   more »

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Apr
2

Seahawks waive TE Dickson

The Seattle Seahawks waived veteran tight end ED DICKSON in an apparent cost-savings move this week. Seattle previously signed veteran tight end GREG OLSEN, so the release of the oft-injured Dickson is not unexpected.

Source: Seattle Times

Feb
20

Seahawks TE Dissly to be ready for start of season

Seattle Seahawks tight end WILL DISSLEY tore his Achilles last October, but the team believes he will be ready to go for the first week of the 2020 regular season. TheMore Seahawks signed tight end GREG OLSEN earlier this week, and he is expected to share time at the position with Dissly. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Feb
20

Seahawks to sign veteran TE Olsen

The Seattle Seahawks reached a one-year deal with veteran free agent tight end GREG OLSEN to join the team for the 2020 season. The Carolina Panthers released the 34-year-old Olsen earlierMore this month, and he immediately received interest from several teams. If Olsen can remain healthy, he will ease concerns about the tight end position for the Seahawks. Less

Source: Seattle Times

Around the NFL: Seahawks add Olsen

The Seahawks have signed Greg Olsen to a one-year deal worth $7 million, outbidding Washington and Buffalo. Olsen will be 35 next month; what exactly are they getting?  more »

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Feb
17

Veteran TE Olsen negotiating with three teams

Veteran free agent tight end GREG OLSEN is reportedly negotiating with Buffalo, Washington, and Seattle. Although free agency is about a month away, Olsen is free to sign with any teamMore now because he was released by the Carolina Panthers. Olsen, who turns 35 next month, played in 14 games last season for the Panthers. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Feb
10

Washington to address questions at TE

Heading into the 2020 season, the tight end position is in flux in Washington. Veteran tight end VERNON DAVIS recently announced his retirement, and fellow veteran JORDAN REED has major healthMore questions. Reed will turn 30 this summer and has never played a full 16-game schedule in his seven-year career. He didn’t play a single snap in 2019 and has a long history of concussions. Speculation continues about free agent GREG OLSEN, who played for new coach Ron Rivera in Carolina – but several teams are also believed to be interested in his services. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Feb
6

TE Olsen visits with Bills, others interested

Veteran tight end GREG OLSEN may not be wanted in Carolina any longer, but he appears to be garnering interest from multiple teams around the league. Olsen confirmed that he visitedMore with the Buffalo Bills already, adding that he also has plans to meet with Washington and Seattle. Olsen said that he has been “blown away” by the number of teams that have called to inquire about his services. Less

Source: Team Blog

Feb
3

TE Olsen and Panthers part ways

The Carolina Panthers and veteran tight end GREG OLSEN have mutually agreed to part ways. The 34-year-old tight end stands as the franchise’s all-time leading tight end in terms of receivingMore yards, receptions, and 100-yard receiving games. Olsen would reportedly consider reuniting with former coach Ron Rivera in Washington, but he is also believed to have opportunities as a television broadcaster as well. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Greg Olsen

Only eight tight ends in NFL history have gone over 1,000 yards in a season at least three times, and two of those guys could be looking for new teams. Jason Witten concedes he might not be back in Dallas, and Greg Olsen says he’s done with Carolina.  more »

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Jan
30

Olsen has TV gig waiting

If Carolina Panthers tight end GREG OLSEN decides to retire from the NFL after 13 seasons, he reportedly has an analyst job waiting for him with Fox Sports. In 2019, OlsenMore worked as a color commentator for a game that fell during the Panthers’ bye week. The 34-year-old Olsen has spent the past nine seasons with the Panthers after entering the league as a first-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears in 2007. Less

Source: Star-Ledger

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term tight end rankings

In November, rankings for dynasty leagues get particularly tricky. You get into trying to weigh guys with some short-term value against younger players with some potential to maybe develop into something in the future. (Or not.)  more »

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Factoid: Tight end matchups

It’s been a good year for playing matchup ball with tight ends. There are a handful of defenses that can’t seem to defend the position, and the points have been flowing.   more »

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Podcast: September 20 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 3 of the NFL regular season, with absurd point spreads, a battle of unstoppable offenses, and somewhat-less-than-marquee players looking for revenge on their former teams. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

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