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NFL debut: 9/26/10 (at STL)... First reception: 12/05/10 (at NYG, 9 yards from Donovan McNabb)... First receiving TD: 12/12/10 (vs. TB, 1 yard from Donovan McNabb)... First postseason receiving TD: 1/6/13 (vs. SEA, 4 yards from Robert Griffin III)
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on April 29, 2010... Re-signed with the Redskins as a restricted free agent on March 13, 2013... Resigned with the Redskins on March 11, 2016.
Enters 2016 having played in 75 career regular season games with 42 starts in six seasons with the Redskins from 2010-15... Compiled 79 career receptions for 801 yards (10.1 avg.) and six touchdowns through the 2015 season... Also had a four-yard touchdown reception in his postseason debut (1/6/13 vs. SEA).
Spent season on the Reserve/Injured list after suffering an injury in camp.
Played in all 16 games for a fourth straight season, making 12 starts. Caught 13 passes for 78 yards with one touchdown... Started and caught two passes at HOU (9/7)... Started vs. JAX (9/14), helping block for the Redskins 191 rushing yards... Started at PHI (9/21) and caught two passes for seven yards (3.5 avg.)... Caught three passes for 28 yards in a start vs. NYG (9/25)... Started and caught two passes for 11 yards vs. SEA (10/6)... Played on offense and special teams at ARI (10/12)... Started in a comeback win vs. TEN (10/19) and an overtime win at DAL (10/27)... Started at MIN (11/2)... Contributed on offense and special teams vs. TB (11/16)... Caught one pass for one yard at SF (11/23)... Started and recorded a 16-yard touchdown reception at IND (11/30)... Played on offense and special teams vs. STL (12/7)... Started and caught a nine-yard pass at NYG (12/14)... Caught one pass for six yards in a start vs. PHI (12/20)... Started at tight end and also played left tackle briefly in the fourth quarter following a rash of injuries vs. DAL (12/28).
Started at tight end vs. PHI (9/9)... Caught two passes for 13 yards (6.5 avg.) at GB (9/15)... Started and registered four receptions for 51 yards (12.8 avg.) vs. DET (9/22)... Started and caught two passes for 46 yards (23.0 avg.) including a career-long 33-yard reception at OAK (9/29)... Started at DAL (10/13), helping the Redskins compile more than 200 yards both passing and rushing... Started and helped the Redskins amass 499 total yards vs. CHI (10/20)... Started at DEN (10/27)... Started in a three-tight-end set vs. SD (11/3) and caught three passes for nine yards (3.0 avg.)... Started and gained three yards on two receptions including his first touchdown of the season at MIN (11/7)... Played on offense and special teams at PHI (11/17) and did so in a start vs. SF (11/25)... Started vs. NYG (12/1) and caught three passes for 41 yards, including a 19-yard touchdown... Started and caught three passes for 44 yards including a seven-yard touchdown vs. KC (12/8)... Started and caught three passes for 21 yards (7.0 avg.) at ATL (12/15)... Caught two passes for seven yards (3.5 avg.) vs. DAL (12/22)... Started and registered four receptions for 32 yards (8.0 avg.) at NYG (12/29).
Played in all 16 regular season games, starting 10... Set career highs in receptions (25) and receiving yards (308) and caught one touchdown...Played special teams and tight end in the season-opening win at NO (9/9), catching one pass for 22 yards for a crucial third-down conversion in the final few minutes of an eight-point win... Saw action at tight end and on special teams at STL (9/16), vs. CIN (9/23), at TB (9/30), vs. ATL (10/7) and vs. MIN (10/14)... Started at NYG (10/21) and caught four passes for 76 yards (19.0 avg.), both career highs... Started at PIT (10/28) and caught four passes for 43 yards (10.8 avg.). Had a career-long 31-yard reception... Started and caught five passes for 59 yards (11.8 avg.) vs. CAR (11/4)... Started and caught one pass for a 17-yard touchdown, his first of the season, in a win vs. PHI (11/18). The touchdown was his first since 12/12/10 against Tampa Bay... Started and had two receptions for 11 yards in a Thanksgiving Day win at DAL (11/22)... Started and had one reception for 11 yards in a win vs. NYG on Monday Night Football (12/3)... Started and had one catch for eight yards in a win vs. BAL (12/9)... Started and caught four passes for 47 yards (11.8 avg.) in a win at CLE (12/16)... Started and had one catch for six yards in a win at PHI (12/23)... Started and had one catch for eight yards in a division-clinching win vs. DAL (12/30)... Made his first career playoff appearance vs. SEA (1/6) in the NFC Wild Card Round and caught two passes for 15 yards, including his first career postseason touchdown reception.
Saw action at tight end and on special teams vs. NYG (9/11), vs. ARI (9/18), at DAL (9/26), at STL (10/3) and vs. PHI (10/16)... Saw action at tight end at CAR (10/23) and caught two passes for 48 yards (24.0 avg.)...Saw action at tight end at BUF (10/30) and vs. SF (11/6)... Made first career start at tight end at MIA (11/13) and caught one pass for 16 yards (16.0 avg.)... Saw action at tight end vs. DAL (11/20) and caught two passes for 17 yards (8.5 avg.)... Saw action at tight end at SEA (11/27) and caught two passes for 14 yards (7.0 avg.)... Started at tight end vs. NYJ (12/4) and vs. NE (12/11)... Started at tight end at NYG (12/18) and caught one pass for nine yards... Saw action at tight end vs. MIN (12/24) and caught one pass for five yards... Started at tight end at PHI (1/1/12) and caught two passes for a then-career-high 29 yards (14.5 avg.).
Played in 11 games and was declared inactive for five games... Totaled two receptions for 10 yards and one touchdown... Declared inactive vs. DAL (9/12) and vs. HOU (9/19)... Made his NFL debut at STL (9/26), seeing action at tight end and on special teams... Declared inactive at PHI (10/3), vs. GB (10/10) and vs. IND (10/17)... Saw action on special teams at CHI (10/24)... Saw action at tight end and on special teams at DET (10/31)... Played tight end and on special teams vs. PHI (11/15), at TEN (11/21) and vs. MIN (11/28)... Played tight end and on special teams at NYG (12/5). Registered his first career reception, a nine-yard grab from quarterback Donovan McNabb... Saw action at tight end vs. TB (12/12). Caught his first career touchdown, a one-yard reception from quarterback Donovan McNabb... Saw action at tight end and on special teams at DAL (12/19)... Played tight end and on special teams at JAX (12/26) and vs. NYG (1/2).
Three-year starter at tight end for UCLA... Played in 46 career games with 39 starts and caught 71 passes for 888 yards (12.5 avg.) and one touchdown... Selected as a season captain for 2009... Named to the 2007, 2008 and 2009 John Mackey Award watch lists, which recognize college football’s most outstanding tight end... As a fifth-year senior, started all 13 games and caught 29 passes for 362 yards (12.5 avg.)... Second-team selection to the Pac-10 All-Academic Team... Named a semifinalist for the Draddy Award which is presented by the National Football Foundation for all-around excellence and academic achievement... Earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic team honors... Played in one game in 2008 before injuring his right foot and redshirting... As a junior, started all 13 games and caught 12 passes for 144 yards (12 avg.) and one touchdown... Scored the first touchdown of his career in a win over California... As a sophomore, played in all 13 games at tight end and caught 27 passes for 331 yards (12.3 avg.)... Made his first career start against Utah and led the team with five receptions... Played in six games as a freshman and caught two passes for 33 yards.
Lettered three seasons as a tight end, defensive end and punter at Chaminade College Preparatory School in Northridge Calif... Rated No. 15 tight end nationally by Scout. com... Named to the All-CIF-Southern Section Division III team as a senior... Named to the Los Angeles Times All-San Fernando Valley team... Named first-team All-Mission League as a junior and senior... Named Male Athlete of the Year as a senior, junior and sophomore at Chaminade... During his junior and senior seasons on offense, totaled 62 receptions for 829 yards and four touchdowns... On defense, totaled 89 tackles and 33 sacks... Established a school record for sacks (24) during his junior season... Lettered three seasons in track and four seasons in soccer... In 2015, encouraged students from Richmond Public Schools and Chesterfield County Public Schools to track the number of minutes they read over the summer and also hosted a flag football kickoff event for Special Olympics Virginia at Redskins Park... In 2013, participated in the Salute to Play 60 Military Challenge kickoff event at Joint Base Andrews and also served as a celebrity waiter for Ryan Kerrigan’s first Blitz for the Better Foundation fundraising event...Has helped the WRCF and Macy’s distribute coats, gloves and hats to underserved kids from the Washington, D.C. area at the annual “Covered for the Holidays” event several times... In 2011, helped distribute 3,500 whole turkeys and Thanksgiving food baskets at FedExField to Prince George’s County residents in need at the team’s annual Harvest Feast... In 2010, participated in the PLAY 60 Challenge Mini-Combine, Chad Rinehart Youth Football Camp and Skins Santa Shoppe... Son of James and Susan Paulsen and has one brother, Hunter... Married his wife, Kelly, in the 2012 offseason and the couple has one son... Born Feb. 26, 1987.
Washington Redskins QB Colt McCoy throws deep right to tight end Logan Paulsen for a gain of 30 yards.
Washington Redskins players and Head Coach Jay Gruden discuss their forthcoming match up with the New York Jets.
Washington Redskins players are excited as they discuss the brand new locker room here at Redskins Park.
Tight End Logan Paulsen speaks with the media following Wednesday's practice about the new locker room, the best ping pong players on the team, the upcoming second preseason game and being back at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park.
Redskins Nate Sudfeld hits Logan Paulsen for 28 yards.