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Fourteen-year NFL Vet Greg Olsen chronicles the evolution of the Tight End through conversations with the players who revolutionized the position. Spanning from 1960 to 2020, Greg interviews both Hall of Famers and modern-day superstars to learn about the moments that shaped their success on and off the field. Guests include: Travis Kelce, George Kittle, Shannon Sharpe, Tony Gonzalez, Cole Kmet, Mike Ditka, and Ozzie Newsome.

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Fourteen-year NFL Vet Greg Olsen chronicles the evolution of the Tight End through conversations with the players who revolutionized the position. Spanning from 1960 to 2020, Greg interviews both Hall of Famers and modern-day superstars to learn about the moments that shaped their success on and off the field. Guests include: Travis Kelce, George Kittle, Shannon Sharpe, Tony Gonzalez, Cole Kmet, Mike Ditka, and Ozzie Newsome.

    BONUS: Greg Answers Your Questions

    BONUS: Greg Answers Your Questions

    Greg is back with his producer to answer Twitter questions about the show, the current season, and a whole bunch more. From getting yelled at in the grocery store for his fantasy output, playing through injuries, and drinking margaritas after the Super Bowl loss, Greg leaves it all on the field... the pod... you get it.  Like and subscribe!
    This episode of TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado and Visa.
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    • 52 min
    Cole Kmet (2020)

    Cole Kmet (2020)

    To round out the season, Greg talks with Bears Rookie tight end Cole Kmet. They talk about what it’s like to get drafted by your hometown team and why Notre Dame was the right school for him coming out of high school. Afterwards, Greg shares with Cole a little gift to welcome him into the NFL TE1 fam. Finally Cole takes the reins and interviews Greg about his own fourteen-year stint in the NFL. 
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    George Kittle (2017-2020)

    George Kittle (2017-2020)

    Fresh off an off-season workout, George Kittle joins the podcast to talk about his journey to the league's emerging superstar tight end. George reflects on his family’s athleticism, his father coaching of all his teams and how his size impacted his recruiting out of high school. At Iowa, they talk the stacked tight end room and how his offensive linemen mentality helped him thrive. Finally, the guys remember their head-to-head matchup in George’s first game in the NFL and how he'll chance to change the way the positioned is valued for years to come. 
    TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado. This episode is also brought to you by Bud Light Seltzer. 
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    NOTE: This episode was recorded before Kittle signed his extension with the 49ers. 

    • 58 min
    Travis Kelce (2013-2020)

    Travis Kelce (2013-2020)

    Super Bowl Champion Travis Kelce joins Greg to talk about his career and give a shout out to everyone he’s encountered along the way. From growing up in Cleveland Heights, to running the wildcat at University of Cincinnati, Kelce talks about how his experience as a QB helped shape his transition to the tight end position. Travis tells some amazing stories about getting picked off on his only pass attempt, his love of bubble screens and what it was like to break Greg’s record for consecutive 1000-yard seasons. Shout out to this episode, it’s a good one.
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    NOTE: This episode was recorded before Travis Kelce signed his extension with the Chiefs. 

    • 1 hr
    Tony Gonzalez (1997-2013)

    Tony Gonzalez (1997-2013)

    Tony Gonzalez is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history. His career stats are only outmatched by his unwavering positive attitude. Greg talks to Tony about growing up in Southern California as a two-sport athlete and how his friends teased him for splitting the local paper’s Athlete of the Year award with some golfer named Tiger. Tony reflects on catching passes from Troy Aikman in a pre-draft workout and his struggles when he first got into the league. Finally, Greg talks with Tony about how he was so good, he had to negotiate against himself to set the tight end market.  
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    NOTE: This episode was recorded before George Kittle and Travis Kelce signed new contracts with their respective teams.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Shannon Sharpe (1990-2003)

    Shannon Sharpe (1990-2003)

    Before he was going toe-to-toe with Skip, Shannon Sharpe was the standard bearer for the modern NFL tight end. From humble beginning on his grandparents’ farm in Georgia, Shannon talks through his football journey that led him to Canton. After being fed up with getting hit in the backfield, Shannon thrived after moving from running back to tight end. When his high school coach talked him out of the going to the army, Shannon became an undeniable talent at Savannah State. He talks about his unspoken trust with John Elway, how he approached every practice and what it was like to break Ozzie Newsome’s all-time receiving record when playing for the Ravens.
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    • 1 hr 3 min

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