Olszewski carried three times for 16 yards and lost a yard on his only catch in Monday's 30-27 win over the Jets.
Olszewski logged 35 (out of a possible 81) snaps on offense in the contest, as his role has expanded of late with Julian Edelman (knee) on IR and N'Keal Harry dealing with a concussion. Despite the added work, Olszewski's impact outside of the team's return game has remained modest.
Olszewski recorded one carry for six yards in Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Bills.
With Julian Edelman (knee) on IR and N'Keal Harry out with a concussion, Olszewski started and logged 42 of a possible 65 snaps on offense Sunday, but he didn't log a target. If Harry returns in Week 9 and/or the Patriots add wide receiver help prior to Tuesday's trade deadline, Olszewski could see decreased snaps next Monday against the Jets. In any case, Olszewski is off the fantasy radar as long he remains an afterthought in New England's passing game.
Olszewski (foot) has been activated off IR in advance of Monday night's game against the Chiefs, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports.
The return of Olszewski will be a boost to the Patriots' return game, but he reenters the team's Week 4 mix behind Julian Edelman, N'Keal Harry and Damiere Byrd in the Patriots' wide receiver pecking order.
Olszewski (foot) is participating in Wednesday's practice, Andrew Callahan of The Springfield Republican reports.
The Patriots have designated Olszewski to return from IR, meaning the team will have a 21-day window to add him to the active roster. He's expected to contribute as a depth wideout and option in the return game when healthy.
Olszewski (foot) has been placed on injured reserve Saturday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
Olszewski was ruled out for the team's Week 1 matchup against Miami on Friday. However, he'll now be sidelined until at least Week 4. His absence will leave a void in both kick and punt return duties, with Matthew Slater and Damiere Byrd primary options to take over.
Olszewski (foot) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Dolphins, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
Olszewski looked good in training camp, but he sustained an injury recently and won't be available for the season opener. With N'Keal Harry (shoulder) considered questionable, the Patriots' receiver corps could be shorthanded in Week 1. Jakobi Meyers and Matthew Slater should both see increased reps to start the year as a result.
Olszewski (foot) was limited at practice Wednesday.
We now know that Olszewski is dealing with a foot issue, but his presence on the field this week suggests that he could be ready to go for Sunday's season opener against the Dolphins. Olszewski is part of a Patriots receiving corps that's work in progress. Though he's clearly behind both Julian and Edelman and N'Keal Harry in the team's pecking order -- and probably Damiere Byrd to start the season -- the team's lack of proven depth could open the door for expanded opportunities for Olszewski as the campaign rolls along.
Olszewski (undisclosed) was present for the media-access period following Monday's practice, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
While Olszewski was absent at the beginning of Monday's practice for an unspecified reason, it's encouraging that he got in some work toward the end while other injured players remained away from the team. It's unclear if Olszewski participated at full speed, but we should know more about the nature of his injury when the first official injury report is revealed Wednesday. The 23-year-old wideout was impressive in training camp and is slated to be the No. 4 receiver in New England once he's healthy after the team cut Mohamed Sanu and Jeff Thomas and Devin Ross.
Olszewski has missed practice of late with an unspecified issue, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports.
On the plus side, the 6-foot, 190-pounder survived roster cuts, and as the team's receiving corps presently stands, the Bemidji State product is is a break or two away from entering the fantasy equation. It's possible that further roster moves are on the horizon for the Patriots, but Olszewski's strong training camp made it easier for the team to move on from veteran Mohamed Sanu and waive both Jeff Thomas and Devin Ross.
Olszewski has had a strong training camp, Doug Kyed of NESN.com reports.
With that in mind, Kyed indicates that to date, "Olszewski has looked like the second best WR in camp behind Julian Edelman." A strong camp and the fact that he can be a factor as a returner help Olszewski's chances of making the Patriots' regular-season roster, but he's clearly behind Edelman, N'Keal Harry and Mohamed Sanu in the team's wide receiver pecking order. The 6-foot, 190-pounder also has the likes of Damiere Byrd and Jakobi Meyers to contend with for depth slotting.
Olszewski (ankle) was taking part in informal throwing sessions with quarterback Jarrett Stidham and other wideouts, Christopher Smith of Mass Live reports.
The 23-year-old caught two passes for 34 yards and averaged nine yards on 20 punt returns in eight games before landing on injured reserve with an ankle issue in November, but he apparently didn't have any problems during his recovery. Olszewski figures to compete for a depth role and could also split punt return duties with Julian Edelman again in 2020.
Olszewski (ankle) was placed on injured reserve by the Patriots on Tuesday, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.
Accordingly, Olszewski's season is over. He totaled two catches for 34 yards on the season to go with 179 yards on punt returns. Mohamed Sanu (ankle) handled punt-return duties in Week 11 against the Eagles and if healthy, figures to share those duties with Julian Edelman going forward.
Olszewski (ankle) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
Olszewski practice in a limited basis Friday and, as evidenced by this news, seems to be dealing with an issue serious enough to force him to miss time. In his stead, Matthew Slater and Julian Edelman will be called upon to handle kick- and punt-return duties respectively.
Olszewski (ankle/hamstring) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
Olszewski was limited in Friday's practice due to ankle and hamstring issues. If the rookie were forced to miss any time, Matthew Slater and Julian Edelman would be called upon to field kicks and punts, respectively.
Olszewski (ankle) was absent from the injury report Wednesday.
Olszewski missed the Week 9's loss to the Ravens, but he leveraged the bye week to get healthy. The rookie wideout will suit up for Sunday's game against the Ravens, but he's not expected to have a major role on offense, especially with rookie first-round pick N'Keal Harry in line for his NFL debut.
Olszewski (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Ravens.
The rookie receiver's main contribution is as a returner. Matthew Slater figures to return kicks while Julian Edelman could field punts in Olszewski's place.
Olszewski (ankle/hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports.
Olszewksi played through the ankle and hamstring injuries last week after being listed as questionable and appears primed to do so again Week 9. The 22-year-old should work as the Patriots' primary return man, assuming he suits up.
Olszewski (ankle/hamstring) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, Nora Princiotti of The Boston Globe reports.
Olszewski managed to play through his lingering ankle and hamstring injuries during Week 8's win over the Browns, so there's not yet any reason to doubt his availability for Sunday's tilt against the Ravens. If he's able to go, the Bemidji State product will do most of his damage as New England's primary kick and punt returner.
Olszewski (ankle/hamstring) is officially active for Sunday's game against Cleveland.
Olszewski suited up in last week's game despite coming into it with a hamstring injury, and will do the same thing for Week 8. Now that he's officially healthy, the undrafted rookie will be deployed as a depth receiver, and act as the team's starting return man on punt and kick returns.
Olszewski (ankle/hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns, Nora Princiotti of The Boston Globe reports.
Olszewski was suited up for this past Monday's game against the Browns despite a hamstring injury, and it appears he's picked up an ankle injury, too. The undrafted rookie managed to practice in a limited fashion this week, and his official status won't be clear until 90 minutes before Sunday's kickoff at 4:25 p.m. ET. With Phillip Dorsett healthy and Mohamed Sanu in the fold, Olszewski will likely remain on special teams if he's able to go.
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