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Is Greg Olson overated by Panther fans?

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Olsen isn't an elite TE but he can be a good TE. He is consistant and can ake big plays. It is very true Cam forces to smitty rather than giving to Olsen who is always open, I see it every game. Personally, I think Olsen is also a momentum guy and seems to be in better shape than last year in my opinion. Cam just needs to get him the ball, not sure what else Olsen could do. He isn't the best blocker but in this scheme his main job is to get open, and recieve the ball, doing what he does best which he seems to do.

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Stuck between WR and TE. We aren't utilizing him enough, because we are either run it or chuck it deep.

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Remember those TE screens? WTF happened to those?

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Underused right now. Big question is why.

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Olsen is a top 5 deep threat TE. Maybe even the best, and has great hands, but he lacks in other areas, particularly blocking.

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17th in receptions (22), 8th yards (293), 5th yards/game (58.6)

As far as "elite" TEs, there are only about 5 in the league- Gronk, Graham, Gonzalez, Vernon Davis, Gates

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Gates seems done, at least compared to what he use to do, could just be Rivers struggling, but Witten has been doing well since the injury scare.

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The rest of the league dosen't seem impressed by him. Panther fans were saying he was going to absorbed Shockey catches and get close to 1000 yard and 10 TD's this year. That doesn't look like it is going to happen. What makes him better than a middle of the pack TE such as Fred Davis, Jared Cook, or up and comer Kyle Rudolph?

Overall, I think someone like Davis is better TE.

Olsen a better pure WR option. Shockey was a more complete TE....Olsen better when thrown into a more pure WR type role

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He's had a couple of big games so far, but doesn't get enough action. He needs to bake Cam a pie so he will throw to him more often.

BTW...he is still on track to make 1000yds, even with only two good games so far.

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I don't think he's overrated at all. If he was being used as much as he should be we aren't even having this conversation.

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