Greg Olsen

Greg Olsen

TE - CAR
Height: 6' 5"Weight: 255 lbsAge: 34College: Miami (FL)Drafted: #31 (1st Rd. by Chicago)

Week 8 Outlook

CAR @ SF
Sun 4:05pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) TE #10
Projection 5.6 pts

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In three games against the Bucs and Cardinals (who are the bottom-two teams against tight ends), Olsen has averaged 7.7 targets, 5.3 receptions, 79.0 yards, and 0.66 touchdowns per game, which amounts to 17.1 PPR points. In the three games against other opponents, he's averaged 5.0 targets, 2.0 receptions, 13.7 yards, and 0.0 touchdowns, which amounts to just 3.7 PPR points per game. So, when you see the 49ers on the schedule, who have allowed the third-fewest points to the tight end position, including a league-low 22.3 yards per game, what do you do? Bench him. He's nothing more than a middling TE2 this week.

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Greg Olsen totals 52 yards in Week 6

Panthers TE Greg Olsen caught 4-of-7 targets for 52 yards in Sunday's Week 6 win over Tampa Bay.

Fantasy Impact

After back-to-back games with fewer than five yards receiving, Olsen had a respectable 52 yards on four receptions. He also is in the midst of a three-game scoring drought after a big start to the year. Olsen has his bye in Week 7 but will get the 49ers coming off of it in Week 8.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 8TE #10TE #9TE #3014
Rest of Season TE #9TE #9TE #135
Dynasty TE #26TE #19TE #4211
Projections
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RecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
3.745.10.205.6
History
Statistics
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week52045.2
Last 3 Weeks19021.9
Season to Date46.30.33.76.6
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 6@ TB52045.2
Week 5vs. JAC0000
Week 4@ HOU5020.5
Week 3@ ARI752619.5
Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next Game@ SF31st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesTEN, GB, ATL7th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)ATL, SEA, IND3rd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--11th easiest remaining opponents