Rivera: TE Olsen, CB Tillman will play against Giants

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says tight end Greg Olsen and cornerback Charles Tillman will play Sunday against the New York Giants.

However, Carolina will be without running back Jonathan Stewart (foot) and backup linebacker David Mayo (hamstring), Rivera said. Reserve defensive back Colin Jones (groin) is listed as doubtful.

Olsen, who leads the unbeaten Panthers with 65 receptions for 969 yards, injured his left knee in Sunday's 38-0 win over Atlanta and did not play in the second half. Olsen has played in 139 straight games.

Tillman has missed the last four games with a knee injury after starting the first nine. His return is needed, especially after nickel cornerback Bene Benwikere fractured his leg against the Falcons and was placed on injured reserve.


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