Free Agency Recap: Bears Officially Trade TE Greg Olsen To Panthers

The Bears traded former first-round pick TE Greg Olsen away to the Carolina Panthers for a 2012 third-round pick late yesterday.
Talks of trading Olsen occured all day yesterday after his agent Drew Rosenhaus sent out a message to all the NFL teams telling them he was available.
“The Bears have granted me permission to seek a trade for Greg Olsen,” Rosenhaus wrote in the first email, sent at 8:56 p.m. EDT. “Please let me know if interested. Sounds like the Bears will be very reasonable on the compensation in return for Greg.”
Olsen will play next to veteran TE Jeremy Shockey in a much improved Carolina offense. Fans were surprised that Olsen was traded away, it definitely made some scratch their heads.. Bears country were big fans of him, but he never really lived up to the potential everyone knew he had.
Some games Olsen just simply wouldn’t show up, but some games

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