The Carolina Panthers won yet again this past Sunday while playing at home against the Bills of Buffalo. Though not one of the most exciting games I have witnessed, the Panther’s still managed to walk away victorious.
The Panthers managed to pull down a total of 255 yards, with 77 rushing and 178 passing according to http://www.footballdb.com/games/boxscore.html?gid=2017091704. The most influential occurrence on Sunday was the foot injury that Por Bowl tight end Greg Olsen suffered
. Olsen is only 5th on the team in receiving for the season with a total of 28 yards, and 0 touchdowns. Some might consider this a slow start to the season, but it looks like it’s going to be even slower for 32-year-old tight end has he will be on the injure reserved list for what could be eight weeks.
Olsen underwent successful surgery on Monday and will be back for the 2017 season according to NFL Network Reporter Ian Rapoport.
According to Tyler Conway, writer for bleacherport.com, Olsen made his 159th consecutive start Sunday. Obviously, the Panthers will miss him and they will have to tinker with their offense for the up and coming weeks as they are used to having number 88 on the offensive line every Sunday.
"Ten-plus years without having to miss a game is a good run. Unfortunately, it's come to an end," said Olsen. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2733804-greg-olsens-foot-injury-reportedly-not-season-ending-could-miss-6-games
Olsen’s backup Ed Dickson will see time on the field for now, and I have hope for the former Baltimore Ravens tight end. Surely Olsen will be missed but I feel Dickson has the capability to fill in nicely.
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