Greg Olsen

Tight End

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $6,662,500
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.46%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,400,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 1.89%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.51
  • Total Contract Value: $17,100,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $8,550,000
  • Position Ranking: 5/188 at TE
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,115,000
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 250
  • College: Miami
  • Accrued Seasons: 13
  • Entry: 2007 Draft, Round 1, #31 overall (Bears)
  • Year Signed: 2018 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $7,375,000

Contract Notes

Greg Olsen signed a two year, $17.1 million contract extension with the Panthers on April 26, 2018.  Olsen received a signing bonus of $11.1 million and his 2018 base salary is now guaranteed. Olsen can earn $1 million roster bonuses in 2019 and 2020. The contract has annual $500,000 workout bonuses. The extension created $1.8 million in cap room for the Panthers in 2018.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201833$1,015,000$6,700,000$0$235,000$1,015,000$7,950,0004.5%
201934$1,900,000$3,700,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$6,662,5003.5%
202035$6,600,000$3,700,000$1,000,000$500,000$0$11,800,0005.9%
Total$9,515,000$14,100,000$2,000,000$1,235,000$1,015,000$26,412,500
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Career Earnings: $62,198,718
Career APY: $4,784,517
Potential Earnings: $70,298,718
Total Guarantees: $31,863,750
Largest Cash Payment: $13,000,000 (2015)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,100,000 (2017)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BearsDraftedTraded20075$7,774,450$1,554,890$5,248,750$6,998,71890.0%$1,749,680
PanthersExtensionRenegotiated20114$22,800,000$5,700,000$2,500,000$18,200,00079.8%$4,550,000
PanthersExtensionRenegotiated20153$22,500,000$7,500,000$12,000,000$21,250,00094.4%$7,083,333
PanthersExtensionActive20182$17,100,000$8,550,000$12,115,000$15,750,00092.1%$7,875,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Bears4$6,998,718$1,749,680$5,483,7500.0%$936,2500.0%
Panthers9$55,200,000$6,133,333$52,812,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusOther BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2007Bears$285,000$50,000$720,000$0$0$0$715,000$1,055,0001.0%$1,833,718
2008Bears$370,000$936,250$0$0$0$0$0$1,306,2501.1%$3,915,000
2009Bears$460,000$936,250$100,000$0$0$0$0$1,496,2501.2%$560,000
2010Bears$550,000$936,250$140,000$0$0$0$0$1,626,250--$690,000
2011Panthers$700,000$500,000$0$0$0$0$0$1,200,0001.0%$3,200,000
2012Panthers$700,000$1,700,000$0$0$0$0$0$2,400,0002.0%$5,500,000
2013Panthers$750,000$2,300,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$3,300,0002.7%$4,000,000
2014Panthers$5,250,000$2,300,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$7,800,0005.9%$5,500,000
2015Panthers$900,000$5,300,000$0$0$100,000$0$0$6,300,0004.4%$13,000,000
2016Panthers$1,250,000$3,600,000$0$0$250,000$0$0$5,100,0003.3%$1,500,000
2017Panthers$6,500,000$3,600,000$0$0$250,000$1,750,000$0$12,100,0007.2%$6,750,000
2018Panthers$1,015,000$6,700,000$0$0$235,000$0$1,015,000$7,950,0004.5%$12,350,000
2019Panthers$1,900,000$3,700,000$0$1,000,000$500,000$0$0$6,662,5003.5%$3,400,000
2020Panthers$6,600,000$3,700,000$0$1,000,000$500,000$0$0$11,800,0005.9%$8,100,000
Total$27,230,000$36,258,750$960,000$2,000,000$2,335,000$1,750,000$1,730,000$70,096,250$70,298,718
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Bears2011$936,250$0
Total$936,250$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsReceivingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialRecYardsAvgTDAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201116----82.7%0.0%4554012.05000.0011
201216----97.8%1.1%6984312.25000.0000
2013160097.2%0.9%7381611.26000.0000
2014160096.6%0.2%84100812.06000.0010
2015160095.9%0.6%77110414.37000.0011
2016160093.1%0.8%80107313.43000.0000
201779034.0%0.5%1618111.31000.0000
201897040.6%0.2%2729110.84000.0000
2019142071.2%0.4%5259711.52000.0000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$7,370,000$8,550,000
Injury Adjusted$8,297,842$7,481,250
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OTC Valuation $1.8M $3.6M $5.5M $7.3M $9.1M APY $1.7M $3.3M $5.0M $6.7M $8.3M $5,966,000 $6,100,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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