Bears trade Olsen to Panthers for 2012 third-round pick

July 28th, 2011 - 5:49 pm
The Bears traded tight end Greg Olsen to the Carolina Panthers.

The Bears traded tight end Greg Olsen to the Carolina Panthers.

The Bears on Thursday have agreed to deal tight end Greg Olsen to the Carolina Panthers for a third-round draft pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

The trade is the third tight end transaction for the Bears in one day, following the addition of Matt Spaeth and the subtraction of Brandon Manumaleuna.