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There's a reason why the Chicago Bears openly admit that trading Greg Olsen away in 2011 was a big mistake. 

By Melissa Jacobs
August 09, 2016

Olsen comes off a banner year with 1,104 yards and seven touchdowns, which makes sense given that he was Cam Newton’s only reliable target. His skills as a receiver are dynamic—he’s an imposing 6' 5" force that often requires double coverage. While Olsen is deficient as a run blocker, he has proven enough as an offensive threat that almost every team would love a tight end after the same mold. There’s a reason the Bears openly admit that trading Olsen away in 2011 was a big mistake.

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