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88 Greg Olsen TE

Seattle Seahawks

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Player Updates

January 24, 2021 07:32 PM
Greg Olsen: Announces retirement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen announced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

Olsen spent his final season with the Seahawks and recorded a 24-239-1 line over 11 games. The 35-year-old spent 14 seasons in the league with stops in Chicago, Carolina and Seattle, en route to catching 742 passes for 8,683 yards and 60 touchdowns. He earned three trips to the Pro Bowl as well. Looking ahead, Olsen plans to join Fox as an analyst in the broadcast booth.

January 11, 2021 12:12 AM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: No targets in wild-card loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen wasn't targeted in Saturday's 30-20 wild-card loss to the Rams.

Olsen clearly wasn't back to 100 percent after returning from a plantar fascia tear in his left foot. The veteran tight end logged just eight snaps on offense and wasn't involved in the passing game. Olsen finished the regular season with a 24-239-1 line through 11 games. This may have been Olsen's last time on the field before he heads to the broadcast booth.

January 5, 2021 07:20 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Full speed Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) was a full participant at Tuesday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Olsen missed last week's win against the 49ers, and coach Pete Carroll attributed his absence to a "flare up" of the plantar fascia tear in his left foot. However, the 35-year-old tight end is ready to battle through the injury as he makes possibly his last run at a Super Bowl. Olsen logged just 12 snaps in the only game he has played since suffering the injury in Week 11. He may face a similar pitch count in Saturday's wild-card matchup against the Rams, in which case Jacob Hollister and Will Dissly will take on larger roles.

January 3, 2021 03:16 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Out for Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) is inactive for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Olsen returned last week from a brief stint on injured reserve, playing 12 snaps in the Seahawks' win over the Rams and finishing with a 15-yard reception on two targets. While head coach Pete Carroll suggested that Olsen didn't aggravate the plantar fascia tear in his left foot against the Rams, the tight end did experience what Carroll termed as a "flare up." Rather than having Olsen push through the injury with little at stake in the regular-season finale, the veteran will be given the week off with the hope that he's closer to 100 percent for the playoffs. Look for Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister to handle most of the snaps at tight end Week 17.

January 1, 2021 05:24 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Won't play, despite questionable tag
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the 49ers, but head coach Pete Carroll relayed Friday that the tight end won't play in the regular-season finale, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.

After spending four games on injured reserve due to a foot issue, Olsen returned to action for the Week 16 win over the Rams, playing 12 offensive snaps and finishing with one reception for 15 yards on two targets. Though Olsen returned to practice Friday after sitting out sessions Wednesday and Thursday, Carroll said the veteran experienced a "little flare up" with his foot. As such, the Seahawks will err on the side of caution and hold Olsen out Week 17, with the hope of ensuring his availability for the postseason. Look for Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister to split reps at tight end against San Francisco.

January 1, 2021 08:28 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Considered questionable for Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the 49ers, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

The veteran tight end received the designation after he wasn't able to practice Wednesday and Thursday. With a first-round bye still mathematically in reach for the Seahawks heading into Week 17, the urgency to get Olsen on the field may be increased.

December 31, 2020 08:20 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Misses second straight practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) didn't participate in Thursday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Olsen hasn't appeared on the practice field since playing in this past Sunday's win over the Rams. There's no indication that the 35-year-old aggravated the fascia tear in his left foot, which kept him out for four games, but it's concerning nonetheless. Of course, the veteran tight end doesn't need to practice all week to play Sunday, and a return to practice Friday should put him on the right track for the season finale against San Francisco.

December 31, 2020 01:32 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Sidelined for Wednesday's practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Olsen returned from a fascia tear in his left foot during last week's win over the Rams. He clearly was eased into action, playing just 12 of 63 snaps on offense. As such, his absence from Wednesday's practice merely looks to be a pre-planned maintenance day. Olsen's status for Sunday's game against the 49ers shouldn't be of much concern for fantasy managers, as there's a decent chance that both Jacob Hollister and Will Dissly handle more of the tight-end snaps than the 35-year-old.

December 28, 2020 10:24 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: One reception in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen was targeted twice and caught a 15-yard pass in Sunday's 20-9 win over the Rams.

In his first appearance after a four-game stint on IR, Olsen played just 12 of 63 snaps on offense. This sort of pitch count was to be expected after rehabbing -- possibly not in full -- a fascia tear in his left foot. It wouldn't be surprising if Olsen continues to work as the No. 3 tight end behind Jacob Hollister and Will Dissly in the season finale against San Francisco.

December 26, 2020 02:36 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Coming off IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Seahawks activated Olsen (foot) from injured reserve Saturday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

After spending more than a month on IR due to a fascia tear in his left foot, Olsen is slated to suit up for the first time since Week 11. His snap count remains to be seen, as he'll vie with Jacob Hollister and Will Dissly for snaps among Seahawks tight ends Sunday against the Rams. Prior to his injury, Olsen averaged a pedestrian 9.7 YPC and 6.4 YPT while scoring one TD on his 35 targets.

December 22, 2020 06:04 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: On track to play Week 16
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Olsen (foot) "is returning this week," Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

Carroll reeled in his own optimism by saying that Olsen needs to make it through the practice week first. Still, the 35-year-old tight end is determined to get back on the field to finish out what may be his last NFL season. He wasn't particularly productive before the injury, posting a 23-224-1 line over 10 games. And because he's recovering from a ruptured plantar fascia, it's possible that he doesn't get back to 100 percent. Olsen can be safely left of fantasy radars in standard formats as a result.

December 19, 2020 10:56 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Not expected to face Washington
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) is considered a "long shot" for Sunday's game against Washington, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

Olsen only just returned to practice Wednesday, so it would seem probable that the Seahawks allow him a bit more time to get healthy. The veteran tight end ruptured the plantar fascia in his left foot Week 11 and hasn't played since. Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister will continue to split most of the reps at tight end until Olsen returns.

December 17, 2020 02:04 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Returns to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Seahawks designated Olsen (foot) for return from injured reserve Wednesday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

Seattle will now have a 21-day window to evaluate Olsen in practice without him counting against the active roster. The veteran tight end appears to be making an impressively quick recovery from the ruptured plantar fascia in his left foot, considering that he's only missed three games and could be able to suit up Sunday against Washington. Of course, the Seahawks could wait until as late as Week 17 to activate Olsen.

December 14, 2020 08:52 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Looking to practice this week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Olsen (foot) is "challenging" to practice this week, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

Olsen has missed three games since suffering a ruptured plantar fascia in his left foot Week 10, meaning he's eligible to come back from IR this week. Once he returns to practice, it will open his 21-day window to be activated from IR. Carroll said Olsen is "very positive and upbeat" about the prospect of getting back on the field soon, and there seems to be a good chance that the veteran tight end returns before the end of the regular season. In the meantime, Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister will continue to handle the bulk of the team's tight end reps.

December 5, 2020 03:40 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Hopeful to return for playoffs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot) is intent on returning to "finish this year," Pat Leonard of the New York Daily Newsreports.

After suffering a non-contact injury to his left foot during Week 12's win against the Cardinals, Olsen has been projected to miss up to eight weeks. This is not the first time the 35-year-old has had a foot injury re-emerge, but the veteran tight end remains adamant that he'll make a possible 2020 return. For the immediate future, Jacob Hollister, who caught two of his five targets during Monday's win over the Eagles, and Will Dissly will continue to take the majority of the snaps at tight end.

November 25, 2020 04:20 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Coach eyeing 4-to-6-week timeline
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that he's hoping Olsen (foot) will be ready to return from injured reserve in 4-to-6 weeks, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

Carroll acknowledged that 4-to-6 weeks could be "on the early end" of a projected return, as Ian Rapoport of NFL Network previously reported that the ruptured plantar fascia Olsen sustained to his left foot in the Seahawks' 28-21 win over the Cardinals on Nov. 19 could sideline the tight end for up to eight weeks. Regardless, the Seahawks aren't abandoning hope of Olsen playing again this season, which could be the 35-year-old's last in the NFL. In the meantime, Seattle is expected to turn to Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister to split most of the work at tight end.

November 23, 2020 11:52 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Seahawks placed Olsen (foot) on injured reserve Monday, Logan Reardon of the team's official site reports.

Olsen suffered a fascia tear in his left foot during last Thursday's win over the Cardinals, the severity of which is expected to sideline him 6-to-8 weeks. As such, it appears as though a best-case scenario for the veteran tight end could allow him to return late in the regular season or during the playoffs. In the meantime, Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister are expected to split Seattle's reps at tight end.

November 20, 2020 04:12 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Likely out 6-to-8 weeks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen (foot), who suffered a ruptured plantar fascia to his left foot in Thursday's 28-21 win over the Cardinals, is expected to miss about six weeks to two months, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll wasn't willing to speculate on an initial timeline for Olsen's return after the veteran exited late in Thursday's win, but as anticipated, the 35-year-old tight end looks like he'll be forced to miss several games as a result of the injury. Foot concerns are nothing new for Olsen; he fractured his right foot in 2018 and ruptured the plantar fascia in the same foot later that same season before undergoing surgery. Olsen is fortunate in the sense that his latest injury is to the opposite foot, but he sounds like he'll need some extended time off for rest and rehab before potentially gearing up for a return late in the regular season or during the playoffs. While Olsen is sidelined, Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister are expected to handle most of the reps at tight end.

November 20, 2020 01:44 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Diagnosed with fascia tear
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said after Thursday's 28-21 win over the Cardinals that Olsen sustained a fascia tear to his left foot, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

Carroll also said that Olsen's injury could be a rupture, though the coach didn't dismiss the possibility of the tight end having a shot at "a quick recovery." That said, the veteran tight end missed seven games due to a similar issue in his left foot while he was a member of the Panthers in 2018, so a multi-week absence is probably the most likely outcome. The Seahawks should have a better idea of how much time Olsen might miss after re-evaluating him in the coming days, but for the time being, look for the team to roll with Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister as its primary options at the position in Week 12 against the Eagles.

November 19, 2020 11:08 PM
Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Forced out with foot injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Olsen will not return to Thursday's game against the Cardinals due to a foot injury, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.

Olsen suffered the non-contact injury midway through the fourth quarter, and he immediately signaled for medical attention. The veteran tight end was then carted to the locker room after being briefly examined in the medical tent. In Olsen's stead, Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister will handle Seattle's tight end duties. He had two catches for 20 yards before being forced out Thursday.

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Game Log
WkDateOpponentResultRECYDSAVGLGTD
1Sun 09/13@ ATLW 38-254246.091
2Sun 09/20vs NEW 35-3000-00
3Sun 09/27vs DALW 38-3156112.2210
4Sun 10/04@ MIAW 31-235357.0110
5Sun 10/11vs MINW 27-2612020.0200
7Sun 10/25@ ARIL 34-372189.0130
8Sun 11/01vs SFW 37-2700-00
9Sun 11/08@ BUFL 34-442136.580
10Sun 11/15@ LARL 16-2323316.5220
11Thu 11/19vs ARIW 28-2122010.0100
16Sun 12/27vs LARW 20-911515.0150
17Sun 01/03@ SFL 26-2300--0
18Sat 01/09vs LARL 20-3000--0
Career Receiving Stats
SeasonTeamGGSRECYDSReAvgLGTD20+40+1st
2020SEA1182423910.02213016
2019CAR14145259711.54126134
2018CAR992729110.82342018
2017CAR771719111.23012013
2016CAR161680107313.478314154
2015CAR161677110414.352720152
2014CAR161684100812.03869056
2013CAR16167381611.231612044
2012CAR16166984312.247511142
2011CAR16134554012.04456227
2010CHI1613414049.93953022
2009CHI16156061210.24189133
2008CHI1675457410.65256131
2007CHI1443939110.03126019
Total199170742868311.778601098461
Career Rushing Stats
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2020SEA118000.00000
2019CAR1414000.00000
2018CAR99000.00000
2017CAR77000.00000
2016CAR1616000.00000
2015CAR1616000.00000
2014CAR1616000.00000
2013CAR1616000.00000
2012CAR1616000.00000
2011CAR1613000.00000
2010CHI1613000.00000
2009CHI1615000.00000
2008CHI167000.0-000
2007CHI144000.0-000
Total199170000.0-000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/255
Birthdate:
03/11/1985
Age:
35
Hometown:
Paterson, NJ, USA
School:
Miami (FL)
NFL Experience:
14
Awards: