It could very well be that tight end Greg Olsen played his last game in the NFL on Thursday night.
The Seattle Seahawks representative was injured in the clash against the Arizona Cardinals without being hit by an opponent. While running a trail, the 35-year-old veteran tore a ligament in the sole of his foot.
According to the NFL Network, Olsen is expected to miss about two months of activity, which means he could return to the game only if the Seahawks make it far in the playoffs.
In 10 games in 2020, the University of Miami product caught 23 passes for 224 yards and a touchdown.
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The tight end is playing his first season with the Seattle team, who had worn the Carolina Panthers for the previous nine seasons. He had also been a member of the Chicago Bears for the first four years of his career.
After the 2019 campaign, Olsen was juggling the idea of retirement, he who had been offered to become an analyst for the American network FOX. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, however, convinced him to play a 14th season in the NFL.
In his career, the New Jersey native made 741 catches for 8,668 yards and 60 majors. He has also been invited to the Pro Bowl three times.