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Sport Report: Greg Olsen in contract negotiations with Bills, Redskins and Seahawks

17:40  14 february  2020
17:40  14 february  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

Greg Olsen officially released, plans to visit the Bills and Redskins this week

  Greg Olsen officially released, plans to visit the Bills and Redskins this week Reunion?

Former Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is set to visit three teams he has strong familiarity with. Buffalo has a reported + million in projected cap space according to OvertheCap.com, so they have a greater ability to put a higher base or The Bills are better than the Redskins right now.

Olsen will also visit the Seattle Seahawks , a source informed Schefter on Tuesday. The Bills employ former Panthers assistant general manager Brandon The Redskins hired Ron Rivera as their new head coach after the Panthers fired him this past season following Week 13. Olsen and the Panthers

Veteran free agent tight end Greg Olsen has finished his visits and is now in contract negotiations with the Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Greg Olsen standing in front of a crowd: Greg Olsen is getting close to deciding where he will continue his NFL career.© Daniel Bartel-USA TODAY Sports Greg Olsen is getting close to deciding where he will continue his NFL career.

A player who has options outside of football, Olsen sure seems geared up to continue playing, and reportedly he’ll make his decision soon.

Report: Greg Olsen signing with Seattle Seahawks

  Report: Greg Olsen signing with Seattle Seahawks Report: Greg Olsen signing with Seattle SeahawksOlsen is going to sign with the Seattle Seahawks, giving Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson another weapon on offense.

It looks as if Greg Olsen will find a new NFL home soon. The 34-year-old was officially released by the Carolina Panthers after the conclusion of Super Bowl LIV He's reportedly expected to meet with the Seattle Seahawks , Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins , per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, and

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Olsen is set to visit the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins this week. Both clubs are led by former Panthers -- Sean McDermott and Brandon Beane in Buffalo and Ron Rivera in D.C. Rapoport later added the Seahawks are another

He is a coveted, budding broadcaster who drew rave reviews for his work covering the XFL for FOX Sports last weekend. But given the fact he’s negotiating with three teams, it appears that his broadcasting career will have to wait.

Foot injuries have slowed down Olsen’s football career in recent years, but when healthy he’s still one of the best tight ends in the game. Last season, appearing in 14 games for the Carolina Panthers, Olsen caught 52 passes for 597 yards and two touchdowns.

Related slideshow: The 25 best NFL tight ends of all time (Provided by Yardbarker)

Redskins exercise Adrian Peterson's option .
Peterson will count for a $3.1M hit against the Redskins’ 2020 cap. Had they declined the option, the Redskins would have saved $2.4M. In 2020, Peterson will be chasing history. He currently sits fifth on the NFL’s all-time rushing list and he can leapfrog Barry Sanders with another ~1,000 yards. That won’t be easy to do, but Peterson ran for 1,042 yards in his first season with the Redskins and notched 898 yards on the ground last year.Peterson has had his ups and downs, but he staved off Father Time in 2019. Last year, he played in 15 games and averaged 4.3 yards per tote.

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