(9/20/2011) The Dolphins signed DL Igor Olshansky to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Olshansky was cut by the Cowboys prior to the start on the season.
Olshansky let go by Dallas
(9/3/2011) The Cowboys made their final cuts on Saturday in order to get down to the league-mandated 53 players, and the big surprise release was DL Igor Olshansky. The former starter had been replaced by Jason Hatcher on the first-team defense.
Cowboys defenders pitch shutout
(12/27/2009) In the Cowboys' Week 16 win at the Redskins, these defenders not only amassed big stats but also helped the team pitch a shutout: LB Bradie James (12 solo tackles), DB Orlando Scandrick (four solo tackles, forced fumble), CB Terence Newman (solo tackle, interception) LB Anthony Spencer (five total tackles, half sack), DL Jay Ratliff (three total tackles, two sacks) and DL Igor Olshansky (three total tackles, half sack).
(3/9/2009) The Dallas Cowboys signed defensive end Igor Olshansky to a four-year deal Friday. The unrestricted free agent, a second round pick for the San Diego Chargers in the 2004 draft, played five seasons with the Chargers. He started in 70 regular season games, recording 187 tackles, nine sacks and interception and six pass breakups. Olshansky played for Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips when Phillips was defensive coordinator for the Chargers.
Olshansky has sack Week 1
(9/7/2008) Chargers DL Igor Olshansky had three tackles (all solo) and one sack during a Week 1 loss to the Panthers.
Olshansky terrorizes Ravens
(11/25/2007) Chargers DL Igor Olshansky recorded five solo tackles, one sack and one forced fumble during a Week 12 win against the Ravens. He now has two sacks in 11 games.
Olshanksky plays in finale
(8/31/2007) DL Igor Olshansky (groin), LB Matt Wilhelm (calf) and DL Jamal Williams (foot) all played in Thursday's preseason finale against the 49ers. Olshansky had an assist and quarterback hurry, while Wilhelm recorded two assists and a hurry. Williams started and did not record any defensive statistics.
Igor Olshansky set to play
(8/30/2007) Igor Olshansky (groin) is set to play in the preseason finale against San Francisco, according to The Sports Xchange. Olshansky missed Saturday's game at Arizona because of an ailment suffered July 28, the first day of training camp. "It held me back from practicing and playing in a couple preseason games, definitely," Olshansky said.
Olshansky rests against Cardinals
(8/25/2007) Chargers DL Igor Olshansky (groin) was held out of Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.
Groin injury sidelines Olshansky
(8/19/2007) Chargers DL Jamal Williams (foot) and DL Igor Olshansky (groin) did not play during Saturday's preseason game against the Rams.
Olshansky unlikely to play
(8/16/2007)The Sports Xchange reports that DE Igor Olshansky (groin) has been missing practice time and it was doubtful he would play in Saturday's preseason opener.
SD DST gets four turnovers
(12/3/2006) The Chargers DST got two interceptions and two fumble recoveries against Buffalo with three sacks. DB Clinton Hart had an interception and a fumble recovery. DB Quentin Jammer had an interception. DL Igor Olshansky recovered a fumble. LB Shawne Merriman returned from a four-game suspension and had six tackles and two sacks. LB Donnie Edwards had 18 tackles. LB Shaun Phillips had five tackles and a sack.
Olshansky fined for actions
(11/22/2006) Center Tom Nalen of the Broncos has been fined $25,000 for a cut block on San Diego's Igor Olshansky in the final minute of the Chargers' 35-27 win last Sunday night. Olshansky, who threw a punch and was penalized and ejected from the game, was fined $10,000. The play occurred as Jake Plummer spiked the ball at his 35-yard-line with 35 seconds left. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said tapes showed that while the other 10 Broncos stood up, Nalen went at Olshansky's ankles. Olshansky retaliated with a punch at Nalen, was penalized for unnecessary roughness and kicked out of the game.
Olshansky off injury report
(11/10/2006) Chargers DT Igor Olshansky (personal) is off the Week 10 injury report and is expected to start at Cincinnati in Week 10.
Olshansky upgraded to probable
(11/3/2006) Chargers DT Igor Olshansky (knee) was upgraded to probable for the team's Week 9 game vs. San Diego. He did practice on Friday.
SD Week 9 injuries reported
(11/1/2006) Chargers DE Igor Olshansky (knee) and LB Shaun Phillips (calf) are questionable for Week 9 vs. Cleveland, and S Clinton Hart (hip) and CB Bhawoh Jue (knee) are probable. None of the four players practiced on Wednesday.
Olshansky doubtful for Week 9
(11/1/2006) Chargers DE Igor Olshansky (knee) likely will be listed as doubtful this week. Jacques Cesaire again will replace him.
STL-SD inactives named
(10/29/2006) Notable inactives for Week 8's Rams-Chargers game include: Rams QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (No. 3 QB), CB Jerametrius Butler, S J.R. Reed, LB Jon Alston, TE Dominique Byrd and DE Tony Bryant. LB Dexter Coakley will start for LB Pisa Tinoisamoa. For San Diego, QB Charlie Whitehurst (No. 3 QB), CB Cletis Gordon, SS Andre Lott, FB Andrew Pinnock, WR Greg Camarillo, TE Ryan Krause, LB Shaun Phillips and DE Igor Olshansky are active.
S.D. release Week 8 injury report
(10/25/2006) Chargers DE Igor Olshansky (knee) is out, WR Malcom Floyd (groin), WR Vincent Jackson (groin), S Bhawoh Jue (knee) and LB Shaun Phillips (calf) are listed as questionable, while WR Greg Camarillo (knee) is listed as probable for Week 8 vs. St. Louis.
SD-KC inactives announced
(10/22/2006) Notable Week 7 inactives for the Chiefs include: QB Trent Green, CB Benny Sapp, RB Derrick Ross, FB Greg Hanoian and LB Rich Scanlon. For San Diego, QB Charlie Whitehurst (emergency QB), CB Cletis Gordon, S Bhawoh Jue, FB Andrew Pinnock, WR Greg Camarillo, TE Ryan Krause, LB Nick Speegle and DE Igor Olshansky.
S.D. releases Week 7 injury report
(10/18/2006) Chargers DL Igor Olshansky (knee) is out, while DB Bhawoh Jue (knee) is listed as questionable for Week 7 at Kansas City.
Olshansky's knee is improving
(10/6/2006) Chargers DE Igor Olshansky continues to show more lateral movement with his mending left knee. He suffered the injury in the season-opening drive and returned to action last week.
Chargers expect DE ready for Sunday
(9/27/2006) According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers fully expect DL Igor Olshansky to be ready to play Sunday against the Ravens. He practiced Tuesday for the first time since injuring his knee in Week 1 at Oakland. It feels good and I was able to do everything, Olshansky said. I'm good to go.
(9/17/2006) Notable Chargers inactives for Week 2 include: CB Cletis Gordon, FB Andrew Pinnock, WR Greg Camarillo, TE Aaron Shea, TE Ryan Krause and DE Igor Olshansky.
DE Olshansky out for Week 2
(9/15/2006) Chargers defensive end Igor Olshansky will miss San Diego's home opener Sunday against the Tennessee Titans because of a sprained left knee. He was injured early in Monday night's 27-0 win over the Oakland Raiders.
Olshansky hurts knee
(9/13/2006) The Chargers' Week 1 win came with a cost: DE Igor Olshansky hurt his knee on the first series. He didn't think it was serious, but he'll be watched closely this week.
Chargers ink Igor Olshansky
(8/2/2004) The San Diego Chargers signed Olshansky to a six-year contract on Sunday.