Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation

Unbeaten and Overlooked

By: Jenny Vrentas

Of the five undefeated teams in the NFL, the Panthers may be the one getting the least amount of buzz. Maybe that’s because their four wins came against Jacksonville, Houston, New Orleans and Tampa Bay; or maybe it’s because they’re in one of the league’s smaller markets. But a lack of attention never bothered Greg Olsen, the productive tight end who wasn’t named to a Pro Bowl until his eighth season. As one of the team’s leaders, and Cam Newton’s favorite target, Olsen just wants to keep it going. Next up: A rematch of last season’s playoff game in Seattle. The nine-year veteran talked to The MMQB about this season’s fast start, getting open and a very special birthday last week.

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