— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 18, 2020 Greg Olsen’s future might be in the NFL broadcast booth, but joining the Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson was too good of an opportunity to pass up. Former Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has agreed to a deal with the Seahawks, the team announced Tuesday. Greg Olsen sounded incredibly excited to be playing for the Seattle Seahawks with some recent comments. Tight end Greg Olsen parted ways with Carolina after nine seasons and found his way to Seattle, where he hopes to make a connection with another talented quarterback in Russell Wilson. The Seahawks Were 1 of 3 Teams Greg Olsen Met With. Terms weren't released, but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter the … Olsen appears to have wrapped up his free-agent meetings, and the Seahawks were one of three teams that Olsen visited. A chance to win a Super Bowl title won’t hurt, either. In a video tweeted by FOX Sports, Olsen broke down his decision to sign with the Seahawks, and it sounds like the franchise’s success was a major reason why. It’s only been two days since the Carolina Panthers and Greg Olsen mutually parted ways, but the veteran tight end may already be eyeing potential landing spots. The Seahawks are adding one of the NFL's most accomplished tight ends for the 2020 season, agreeing to terms on a deal with 13-year veteran Greg Olsen. Bill Voth, the assistant director of Panthers digital broadcasting, put out a post on Saturday showing Carolina quarterback Cam Newton whispering something to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
Greg Olsen really liked Buffalo and Washington, and strongly considered both. Greg Olsen profile page, biographical information, injury history and news But the lure of playing with Russell Wilson in Seattle was just too strong. The Seahawks are adding one of the NFL's most accomplished tight ends for the 2020 season, agreeing to terms on a deal with 13-year veteran Greg Olsen. Seahawks' Greg Olsen: Inks deal with Seahawks 02/18/2020 • Olsen signed a one-year, $7 million contract that has $5.5 million guaranteed with the Seahawks on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of … Olsen will also give Seattle, who has struggled to find a consistent tight end, a big, experienced target for Russell Wilson. He played college football at the University of Miami and was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft.He holds an NFL record as the first tight end in league history to record three consecutive seasons with 1,000 receiving yards. Gregory Walter Olsen (born March 11, 1985) is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Olsen takes a 1-year, $7 million deal with the Seahawks. Seahawks Feel "Very Fortunate" To Have Signed Greg Olsen Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider discuss the team’s recent addition of tight end Greg Olsen.