Who Should I Draft?

Greg Olsen or Jermaine Gresham

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jermaine Gresham
TE - ARI
Jermaine Gresham
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Recommendation
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Recommended by
114 of 114 experts
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  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jermaine Gresham
TE - ARI
Jermaine Gresham
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF at DET
Week 2 vs. BUF at IND
Week 3 vs. NO vs. DAL
Week 4 at NE vs. SF
Week 5 at DET at PHI
Week 6 vs. PHI vs. TB
Week 7 at CHI at LAR
Week 8 at TBBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. ATL at SF
Week 10 vs. MIA vs. SEA
Week 11BYE WEEK at HOU
Week 12 at NYJ vs. JAC
Week 13 at NO vs. LAR
Week 14 vs. MIN vs. TEN
Week 15 vs. GB at WAS
Week 16 vs. TB vs. NYG
Week 17 at ATL at SEA
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jermaine Gresham
TE - ARI
Jermaine Gresham
Receiving
   
Receptions77.440.1
Rec Yards1,007.2428.4
Rec TDs5.63.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points133.960.9
   
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jermaine Gresham
TE - ARI
Jermaine Gresham
2016 Points 
Week 17.34.1
Week 218.20.0
Week 36.40.0
Week 415.60.0
Week 518.10.4
Week 69.41.4
Week 71.5
Week 81.13.2
Week 911.2
Week 103.93.7
Week 113.39.3
Week 124.59.5
Week 133.05.2
Week 148.74.5
Week 158.54.2
Week 165.94.0
Week 172.20.0
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jermaine Gresham
TE - ARI
Jermaine Gresham
2016 Targets 
Week 194
Week 281
Week 3101
Week 4131
Week 5131
Week 672
Week 74
Week 835
Week 97
Week 1086
Week 1172
Week 12510
Week 1376
Week 1477
Week 1595
Week 16124
Week 1742
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jermaine Gresham
TE - ARI
Jermaine Gresham
Expert 
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
The tight end position was horrid for fantasy last season, but Olsen ended up as the second-best fantasy tight end of the season despite a bad year for the Panthers all around. I do expect a better offense for the Panthers next season, which won't be that tough, and Olsen should remain a steady player in a shaky position. 
Staff Rankings
QB List
Even though Cam Newton was bad last year, Olsen was still good. If you wanted to argue that he's the most reliable tight end of the top five, I'm not sure I'd argue with you. The others may be in better situations, but Olsen stays healthy and produces year after year. Ted Ginn is gone, and so are his 95 targets from last year, which could increase Olsen's value even more, but it's important to remember that he has times when he's not all that good, and the second half of the season last year, he was just barely a top-15 tight end. 
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
The tight end position was horrid for fantasy last season, but Olsen ended up as the second-best fantasy tight end of the season despite a bad year for the Panthers all around. I do expect a better offense for the Panthers next season, which won't be that tough, and Olsen should remain a steady player in a shaky position. 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Olsen remains a top 5 fantasy tight end but this contract thing is a little troubling. 
Corey Parson
RotoExperts
Old Reliable Greg Olsen could see fewer targets this season. The Panthers' offense could be headed in a new direction. Auction Value $12Gresham is talented, but the Cardinals' offense ignores the tight end.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Last season, Olsen led the Panthers with 129 targets. The now humongous Kelvin Benjamin was second with 118 and the departed Ted Ginn was third with 95. Olsen has virtually no competition so even if he is getting up there in age, he should be considered more reliable than a concussion prone Jordan Reed. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Call him boring, but he's been a top-four tight end for each of the last three years and hasn't finished outside of the top-eight since 2011. The concern is that he was just the No. 14 tight end from Week 8 through Week 17.Most seemed to miss the fact that Gresham finished the year posting at least 32 yards in 8 of 9 games, including four games in a row with 40 or more yards. It's not going to win you a week or anything, but at a position that you'll sometimes get zeroes out of, he's a safe bet for top-20 production in any given week.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Olsen had a "down season" and he was still the second ranked fantasy tight end with 80 receptions for 1,073 yards and 3 touchdowns. If QB Cam Newton rebounds in 2017, Olsen should benefit and have another solid season with more touchdown receptions.  
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
He was AMAZING the first half of the season, but really fell off after their bye week.