Olsen, who is recovering from a fractured right foot, put in a limited practice Thursday to provide a glimmer a hope heading into the weekend. But he was officially ruled out by the team on Friday.
Earlier this week, both Olsen and Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the tight end was targeting a possible return in Week 6.
Other injuries we're tracking on this Week 5 Friday:
- Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's divisional matchup with the Lions. Tight end Jimmy Graham (knee) is off the injury report. Wide receivers Davante Adams (calf) and Geronimo Allison (groin) and cornerbacks Jaire Alexander (concussion/hamstring) and Bashaud Breeland (hamstring) are questionable.
- Texans coach Bill O'Brien said running back Lamar Miller (chest) is a game-time decision on Sunday versus the Dallas Cowboys. He is officially questionable. Texans cornerback Kayvon Webster (Achilles) will make his debut with the Texans Sunday. Wide receivers Will Fuller (hamstring) and Keke Coutee (hamstring) are both questionable.
Cincinnati placed tight end Tyler Eifert (ankle) and activated linebacker Vontaze Burfict to the 53-man roster.
Offensive tackle Trent Williams (knee) and wide receiver Josh Doctson (heel) are questionable to play.
- Ravens linebacker Tim Williams (hamstring) has been ruled out. Cornerback Brandon Carr (knee) and tight end Hayden Hurst (foot) are questionable.