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Greg Olsen Embed This

Tight End Age: 34 Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#31 overall), 2007 College: Miami (FL) Agent(s):

Panthers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Greg Olsen signed a 2 year, $17,100,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $11,100,000 signing bonus, $12,115,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,550,000. In 2019, Olsen will earn a base salary of $1,900,000, a roster bonus of $562,500 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,662,500 and a dead cap value of $7,900,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,100,000
    Signing Bonus $11,100,000
    Average Salary $8,550,000
    Total Guarantees $12,115,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,115,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $1,015,000 $6,700,000 - $235,000 $7,950,000 $15,350,000 $12,350,000($12,350,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $15,350,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-7,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $14,335,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,385,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $7,950,000 2019 Dead Cap: $7,400,000 2018 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $6,935,000 2019 Dead Cap: $7,400,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,015,000
    2019 Contract details by year 34 $1,900,000 $3,700,000 $562,500 $500,000 $6,662,500 $7,900,000 $2,962,500($15,312,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,237,500 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $7,900,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-1,237,500 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,462,500 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,200,000 2020 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,462,500
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $6,600,000 $3,700,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $11,800,000 $3,700,000 $8,100,000($23,412,500)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,100,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2020 Cap Savings: $8,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $8,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $3,700,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $8,100,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $3M
    • 2018 Workout Bonus: $235,000
    • 2019 Per Game Active Bonus: $62,500 ($1M, 9 LTBE)
    • 2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $62,500 ($1M)
    • 2019-20 Workout Bonus: $500,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $22,500,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Guaranteed $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015 30 $900,000 $3,500,000 $625,000 $100,000 $1,175,000 - $6,300,000 $15,600,000 $13,000,000($13,000,000)
    2016 31 $1,250,000 $3,000,000 - $250,000 $600,000 - $5,100,000 $8,700,000 $1,500,000($14,500,000)
    2017 32 $6,500,000 $3,000,000 - $250,000 $600,000 $1,750,000 $12,100,000 $13,350,000 $8,500,000($23,000,000)
    2018 33 $6,500,000 $3,000,000 - $250,000 - - $9,750,000 $3,000,000 $6,750,000($29,750,000)
    2019 Free agent year 34 UFA  
    • 2017 Playing Incentives: $2M
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $250,000 $720,000 - - - - $1,255,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $3,545,000 - $3,915,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - $100,000 - - - - $560,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $550,000 - $140,000 - - - - $690,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - $3,200,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - - $2,300,000 $2,500,000 - $5,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $750,000 - - $250,000 $3,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $5,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 $12,000,000 - $100,000 - - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $1,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $250,000 - - $1,750,000 $8,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,015,000 $11,100,000 - $235,000 - - - $12,350,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,900,000 - $562,500 $500,000 - - - $2,962,500
    13 seasons $20,630,000 $25,850,000 $1,522,500 $1,835,000 $5,300,000 $6,045,000 $1,750,000 $62,932,500
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,600,000 - $1,000,000 $500,000 - - - $8,100,000
    $27,230,000 $25,850,000 $2,522,500 $2,335,000 $5,300,000 $6,045,000 $1,750,000 $71,032,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,665,000 $250,000 $960,000 - - $3,545,000 - $6,420,000
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,965,000 $25,600,000 $562,500 $1,835,000 $5,300,000 $2,500,000 - $56,512,500
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Greg Olsen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 CAR 12 12 12 739 0.805 71 48 552 11.5 2 0 67.2
    2018 CAR 9 9 9 429 0.567 38 27 291 10.8 4 0 53.1
    2017 CAR 7 7 7 367 0.340 38 17 191 11.2 1 0 25.1
    2016 CAR 16 16 16 1032 0.931 129 80 1073 13.4 3 0 127.3
    2015 CAR 16 16 16 1057 0.959 124 77 1104 14.3 7 2 150.4
    2014 CAR 16 16 16 1067 0.966 123 84 1008 12 6 1 136.8
    2013 CAR 16 16 16 1000 0.972 111 73 816 11.2 6 0 117.6
    2012 CAR 16 16 16 1007 0.978 104 69 843 12.2 5 0 114.3
    2011 CAR 16 16 13 89 45 540 12 5 1 84
    2010 CHI 16 16 13 70 41 404 9.9 5 2 68.4
    2009 CHI 16 16 15 108 60 612 10.2 8 0 109.2
    2008 CHI 16 16 7 0 54 574 10.6 5 2 83.4
    2007 CHI 14 14 4 0 39 391 10 2 0 53.1
    Totals 186 186 160 6,698 - 1,005 714 8,399 11.8 59 8 1,189.90