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88 Greg Olsen TE

Carolina Panthers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%90%
Key Stats
GPCatchesYdsAvgTDsFirst Downs
148196011.9654

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Fantasy Analysis | 1418620088
Kelvin Benjamin, Greg Olsen benefit from backup
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Going without quarterback Cam Newton, who's sidelined by two fractures in his back, may seem like bad news for the Panthers offense as a whole, but in two games with backup Derek Anderson under center, that hasn't proven to be the case for the team's top two receiving threats, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and tight end Greg Olsen.

Benjamin had eight catches for 104 yards Week 15 against Tampa Bay. It was his second game in his last six with more than 75 receiving yards. He's had six of those games in all this season. Two of them have come in Anderson's two starts.

Olsen had 10 catches for 110 yards Week 15 against Tampa Bay. It was his second game in his last seven with more than 75 receiving yards. He's had four of those games in all this season. Two of them have come in Anderson's two starts.

Both players also got 13 targets in Week 15, equaling a season high for Benjamin and setting a season high for Olsen.

Of course, Anderson's 40 pass attempts were more than Newton has had in all but two starts this season, but maybe that's the point. The plays Newton contributes with his legs rob from the potential plays he could make with his arm, which limits Benjamin's and Olsen's targets. If nothing else, it means you should stick with Benjamin and Olsen in Fantasy even if Newton remains sidelined for Week 16 against Cleveland.

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Panthers TE Greg Olsen has second straight 10-catch game
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen had 10 catches for the second straight game and finished with a team-high 110 receiving yards during a 19-17 win Week 15 against the Bucs. He was targeted 13 times and his longest catch went 16 yards.

Olsen, who has just one touchdown in his last eight games, has three 100-yard outings in 2014. The Panthers are back in action Week 16 vs. Cleveland.

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Panthers list seven probables for Week 15
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Panthers have ruled out quarterback Cam Newton (back) and guard Amini Silatolu (knee) for Week 14 against Tampa Bay. Running back DeAngelo Williams (hand) was the only player on Carolina's final injury report ruled doubtful for the game.

The following players were deemed as probable: Wide receiver Philly Brown (shoulder), cornerback Carrington Byndom (illness), center Ryan Kalil (rest), linebacker A.J. Klein (knee), tight end Greg Olsen (knee), guard Chris Scott (foot), guard Amini Silatolu (knee) and running back Jonathan Stewart (hip).

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Panthers TE Olsen snags career-high 10 in Sunday win
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The pass-catching hero in a big win Sunday for the Panthers was tight end Greg Olsen. He caught a game-high and career-high 10 passes for 72 yards.

One of those snags was a 16-yarder in which he got wide open and waltzed into the end zone late in the second quarter. He caught seven passes for 49 yards in the second half.

Olsen and his team will try to maintain their momentum against Tampa Bay in Week 15.

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Panthers TE Greg Olsen ready to roll Sunday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, who was twice limited in practice this week, has been cleared for the Week 14 game against the host Saints. He had been listed as questionable with a knee issue.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
19/7/14TB883221
29/14/14DET672200
39/21/14PIT569371
49/28/14BAL230170
510/5/14CHI672192
610/12/14CIN662161
710/19/14GB8105230
810/26/14SEA116160
910/30/14NO330110
1011/10/14PHI6119380
1111/16/14ATL561150
1311/30/14MIN559190
1412/7/14NO1072161
1512/14/14TB10110160
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
1612/21/14CLE1:00 pm
1712/28/14@ ATL1:00 pm
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2007Chicago Bears1443939110.03126019
2008Chicago Bears1675457410.65256131
2009Chicago Bears16156061210.24189133
2010Chicago Bears1613414049.93953022
2011Carolina Panthers16134554012.04456227
2012Carolina Panthers16166984312.247511142
2013Carolina Panthers16167381611.231612044
2014Carolina Panthers14148196011.93868054
TOTAL12498462514011.15242615272
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2007Chicago Bears1411.000000.0000
2008Chicago Bears1622.000000.0000
2009Chicago Bears1611.000000.0000
2010Chicago Bears1633.000000.0000
2011Carolina Panthers1622.000000.0000
2012Carolina Panthers1622.000000.0000
2013Carolina Panthers1600.000000.0000
2014Carolina Panthers1411.000000.0000
TOTAL1241212.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2007Chicago Bears1400000000
2008Chicago Bears1622100000
2009Chicago Bears1600020020
2010Chicago Bears1621010010
2011Carolina Panthers1611000000
2012Carolina Panthers1600000000
2013Carolina Panthers1600000000
2014Carolina Panthers1410020-420
TOTAL12464150-450
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/253
Birthdate:
3/11/1985
Age:
29
Hometown:
Paterson, NJ, USA
School:
Miami (Fla.)
NFL Experience:
8
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