Greg Olsen TE CAR 8 Months

Greg Olsen (foot) is listed as probable for Week 16.

Olsen racked up eight receptions against New Orleans in these teams' Week 14 meeting. Rotoworld's Pat Daugherty ranks Olsen No. 4 among Week 16 fantasy tight end starts, behind only Jimmy Graham, Vernon Davis, and Julius Thomas. RotoPat's full rankings for fantasy title week are accessible at the link below.

Greg Olsen TE CAR 8 Months

Greg Olsen (foot) returned to Panthers practice Thursday, getting in a full session.

It's Olsen's usual routine. One of the most consistent tight ends in the league, Olsen is a top-five play for Week 16.

Greg Olsen TE CAR 8 Months

Greg Olsen (foot) did not practice Wednesday.

Olsen usually takes it easy on Wednesdays before returning to team work on Thursdays and Fridays. He'll be good to go as a mid-range TE1 against the Saints.

Greg Olsen TE CAR 8 Months

Greg Olsen caught five passes for 88 yards in Sunday's Week 15 win over the Jets.

Olsen has turned into the primary downfield receiver for Cam Newton this season and managed two 20-plus yard catches this week. He finished with a team-high eight targets, but failed to find the end-zone for the second straight game. Olsen is averaging six catches and 71 receiving yards over his last three contests and will remain a mid-range TE1 against the Saints in Week 16.

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Greg Olsen (foot) returned to practice Thursday.

Olsen took Wednesday off to rest his sore foot, but his availability for Sunday's game against the Jets was never in doubt. Averaging 5.7 catches for 52.7 yards with two touchdowns over the last four games, Olsen will be a fine low-upside TE1.

Greg Olsen TE CAR 8 Months

Greg Olsen (foot) did not practice Wednesday.

Olsen has been dealing with his foot injury for most of the season, so the Panthers are likely just getting him some rest. He'll be a low-end TE1 in Week 15 against a struggling Jets secondary.

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Greg Olsen caught eight passes for 40 yards in the Panthers' Week 14 loss to the Saints.

With Cam Newton forced to check down all game, Olsen led the Panthers with 12 targets. He was held out of the end-zone for the second straight week, but continues to be heavily involved in the passing game. Olsen will be a mid-range TE2 for the second week of the fantasy playoffs. He'll get a matchup with the Jets in Week 15.

Greg Olsen TE CAR 9 Months

Greg Olsen caught five passes for 85 yards in Carolina's Week 13 win over the Bucs.

Olsen led the Panthers in catches, yards and targets in a 27-6 victory. The mid-range TE1 has now caught five passes in three consecutive games, but averaged just 57 yards in the process. Olsen is on pace for 67 catches, 815 yards and seven touchdowns, which would be nearly identical to his 2012 line.

Greg Olsen TE CAR 9 Months

Greg Olsen caught five passes for 34 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's Week 13 win at Miami.

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Greg Olsen caught five passes for 52 yards and one touchdown in Week 11 against the Patriots.

Olsen tied for the team lead with Brandon LaFell at eight targets. On the three misfires, Cam Newton simply overthrew his tight end on short routes. Olsen secured his 15-yard touchdown on a third-and-four corner route, beating Devin McCourty. It was a perfect throw by Newton. Olsen has now scored in three of the last four games and remains locked in as a TE1. He could do a lot of damage next week against a Miami defense that struggles to cover tight ends.