Bears TE Greg Olsen Not On The Trade Block, Report Says

Peggy Kusinski of NBCChicago.com reported on Wednesday morning that Bears TE Greg Olsen directed his agent Drew Rosenhaus to seek out a trade due to concerns about his role in the offense under Mike Martz.

Not so, says Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times.

The Bears are not actively shopping Olsen, although that could change if another club makes an overwhelming offer.

The source tells me that Martz is still trying to get a handle on the Bears offensive players, and he hasn’t had time to get his arms around how he will utilize them.

There were/are some concerns that Martz historically doesn’t use tight ends much in his offense. However, as Jensen notes, Martz hasn’t had a tight end as athletic as Olsen, so things could change.

The Bears will still listen to offers for Olsen but they are reportedly not actively shopping him.

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