TE Greg Olsen - Seattle Seahawks

6-5, 255Born: 3-11-1985College: MiamiDrafted: Round 1, pick 31 (2007)

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Summary

Olsen made his way back from a foot injury after consecutive lost seasons and didn't embarrass himself at age-34 (TE13 in PPR scoring). When you consider he played with a compromised Cam Newton, erratic Kyle Allen, and way-too-green Will Grier as his quarterbacks, Olsen could very well have another TE1 season left in the tank before he inevitably retires to pursue a TV analyst job. He's stepping into an intriguing opportunity in Seattle. The combination of Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister accounted for six weekly top-10 tight end fantasy finishes last season, which was the same as Darren Waller and one more than Austin Hooper. Whether or not Olsen will get the lion's share of snaps likely depends on Dissly's recovery from a torn Achilles. Dissly has an outside chance of being fully rehabbed by the start of the season (he recovered quickly from a ruptured patellar tendon a year prior) but faces an uphill battle. Olsen is positioned for boring-but-adequate low-end TE1 numbers, at least until Dissly returns. (May 6)

FBG Staff Rankings

TE Dynasty - 42, 31, 37

Stats and Projections

YEARGRECYDTD
2017 CAR 7 17 191 1
2018 CAR 9 27 291 4
2019 CAR 14 52 597 2
2020 SEA 5 15 * *
2020 PROJ-Dodds 14.0 37.0 * *
2020 PROJ-Henry 14.0 45.0 * *
2020 PROJ-Wood 14.0 36.0 * *
2020 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 35.9 * *
2020 PROJ-Consensus 14.3 39.5 * *

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Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24

Percentile ranks

Greg Olsen's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 197
TE: 23
Overall-PPR: 194
TE-PPR: 22

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Latest News

Seahawks | Two receptions for Greg Olsen (Mon Oct 26, 12:53 AM) - Seattle Seahawks TE Greg Olsen had two catches for 18 yards in a Week 7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

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2020 Schedule

1@ Atlanta Falcons
2vs New England Patriots
3vs Dallas Cowboys
4@ Miami Dolphins
5vs Minnesota Vikings
6--- BYE WEEK ---
7@ Arizona Cardinals
8vs San Francisco 49ers
9@ Buffalo Bills
10@ Los Angeles Rams
11vs Arizona Cardinals
12@ Philadelphia Eagles
13vs New York Giants
14vs New York Jets
15@ Washington Football Team
16vs Los Angeles Rams
17@ San Francisco 49ers