Pressure is on Panthers’ Olsen, Williams

Greg Olsen last season became the first Panthers tight end to lead the team in receiving since 1997 – and that was before the team held a fire sale at the wide receiver position. Coming off the two most prolific receiving seasons by a Panthers tight end, Olsen has as much to gain as anyone following general manager Dave Gettleman’s tear-down and rebuild of the wide receiver...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign TE Ed Dickson To One-Year Deal

The Carolina Panthers have reportedly agreed to terms with tight end Ed Dickson to a one-year contract. Panthers sign free agent tight end Ed Dickson to a one-year deal, per league source. — Joe Person (@josephperson) April 10, 2014 Dickson, 26, is coming off back-to-back disappointing seasons—hauling in just 46 catches for 498 yards and touchdown in 29 games (25 starts) in...
Via Gridiron Grit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thinking About Life Past Greg Olsen? Top 10 Tight End Prospects

Greg Olsen is, by most accounts, one of the better pass catching tight ends in the NFL. While he’s got two years left on his contract, it seems likely that he’ll be cut before his deal is over. Given general manager Dave Gettleman’s history with the Giants, who won Super Bowls with young tight ends Kevin Boss and Jake Ballard, the tight end of the future for the Panthers will...
Via cover32 - Panthers
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Free Agent Tight Ends: Can Any Help Carolina?

As noted on cover32 earlier this week, the Carolina Panthers really need to upgrade their receiving corps. Greg Olsen is a nice receiving threat but it would be nice to have another option at tight end for Cam Newton. Who could Carolina sign to help themselves out in that department? To find out, click here. You may also be interested in:Top Free Agent Tight Ends: Can Any Help Carolina...
Via cover32 - Panthers
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Toughest Carolina Panther? 15-month-old T.J. Olsen

There is no disputing whom the tough guy is in Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen's household. That title belongs to his 15-month-old son, T.J., the heart-and-soul motivation fueling his father's career-best, 73-reception season for a team-high 816 yards and six touchdowns. Olsen's youngest son's heart has an underdeveloped left ventricle and aorta. T.J. has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Preview: Top Ten Tight Ends- Part 2

With the departures of some key players on offense, Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is in-line for a huge 2013 season. Yesterday, I brought to you who I thought would be the top five fantasy tight ends in 2013. In numerical order, those players were: Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, Tony Gonzalez, Jason Witten and Vernon Davis. Today, I will bring to you who I think will be...
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Greg Olsen, TE

Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers Player Profile Height/Weight: 6-5/255 Birthdate: 3/11/1985 School: Miami (Fla.) FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS In his second year with the Carolina Panthers, the former  Miami (Fla.) star surpassed his previous receiving career high by 231 yards while bringing down 69 catches and hitting the 5 touchdown mark. When it comes to consistency, it can be...
Via FF Locker Room
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Restructure TE Greg Olsen’s Contract

Pro Football Talk reports that a league source has informed them that the Carolina Panthers have restructured the contact of TE Greg Olsen on Friday. Olsen, 27, was set to make a $3.75 million base salary in 2012. $3 million of that figure has been converted into an option bonus and the remaining $750,000 will be paid out as his base salary for the upcoming season. This move...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers’ Greg Olson goes on Twitter rant on former players complaining about their health

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen went on a Twitter rant yesterday on former NFL players complaining about how badly they’re beat up from the game of football. Olsen says he’s open to his son playing football. Just tired hearing guys who made careers playing FB bash it. If it is so bad give back the money it gave u. Nobody forces anyone to play — Greg Olsen (@gregolsen82...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Greg Olsen Be an Elite Fantasy Football Tight End?

. Carolina Panthers’ tight end Greg Olsen has shown signs of being a high-end tight end, most notably in 2009 when he caught 60 passes for 612 yards and eight scores. The Panthers are expecting  big things from Olsen (see Associated Press article). Should fantasy owners follow suit?. Olsen has scored at least five touchdown in the past four seasons, and is coming off a decent...
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

100 best players of the MLB expansion era

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

Most sacred places in NFL history

10 greatest sports Bubbas of all-time

Hockey fights of the week

Reasons to stop playing recreational sports immediately

This week in MLB replay reviews

Brittney Palmer redefines sexy

12 college football coaches who are on the rise

Best bargain NFL free agents still available

2013 NFL rookies who could breakout in 2014

Grading college basketball's first-year coaches

Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.