Logan Paulsen
Logan Paulsen
32-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Atlanta Falcons
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Paulsen's status as the projected No. 2 tight end for the Falcons can be attributed to his stellar abilities as a run blocker. The 31-year-old's skill set blends nicely with that of the team's primary receiving option at the position in Austin Hooper, as Atlanta can deploy a plethora of unpredictable offensive looks in two tight-end sets with both Logan and Hooper on the field. He's never exceeded 28 receptions in any of his seven professional seasons, but Paulsen has facilitated four 1,000-yard rushing campaigns since 2012, while his team's starting running backs have averaged over 1,240 yards per season during that span. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year contract with the Falcons in March of 2019.
Re-ups with Falcons
TEAtlanta Falcons
March 16, 2019
Paulsen re-signed Saturday with the Falcons on a one-year deal.
ANALYSIS
It's a bit odd to see the Falcons bring back Paulsen given the team recently signed former Titans tight end Luke Stocker, who profiles similarly as a blocking-first option. Still, the veteran tight end was reliable in his first stint in Atlanta, playing in 362 offensive snaps across 15 games. The nature of both Paulsen's and Stocker's contracts would suggest that, should one outplay the other during training camp, the Falcons could opt to cut ties prematurely.
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How do Logan Paulsen's 2018 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
2.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.08
 
% Team Air Yards
0.6%
 
% Team Targets
1.5%
 
Avg Depth of Target
3.3 Yds
 
Catch Rate
100.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
6.8
 
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How often does Logan Paulsen run a route when on the field for a pass play?
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Logan Paulsen
77 routes   9 targets
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494 routes   88 targets
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93 routes   21 targets
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Logan Paulsen's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
6' 5"
 
Weight
268 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.89 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.52 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.36 sec
 
Vertical Jump
27.5 in
 
Broad Jump
107 in
 
Bench Press
25 reps
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2012
Paulsen was brought into camp to compete with younger, more-athletic tight ends. At first glance, he would appear to be at a disadvantage for a rebuilding San Francisco club, but that may not be the case. The 30-year-old's superb abilities as a blocker seem to fit well into Kyle Shanahan's scheme that saw him use tight ends more as extra lineman as opposed to downfield threats. While that bodes well for Paulsen's chances to make the cut this season, it won't translate to fantasy production outside of the occasional redzone target.
Primarily a blocking tight end, Paulsen suffered a season-ending toe injury during the preseason last year. Nonetheless, that didn't stop Washington from signing him to a one-year deal this offseason, so the career-long Redskin will compete with veterans Vernon Davis and Niles Paul for playing time behind starting tight end Jordan Reed.
Backup tight end, primarily used as a blocker and near the goal line. His 2015 season ended in August due to a toe injury.
Last season, Paulsen saw increased playing time with Jordan Reed limited to only nine games after suffering a concussion and Fred Davis in-and-out of the lineup after being benched. Still, Paulsen managed only 268 yards on a career-high 28 receptions. With Reed healthy and operating as Washington's top tight end reciving threat, Paulsen will likely serve primarily as a blocker.
Even when Fred Davis went down with a torn Achilles last season, Paulsen was utilized mainly as a blocker.
Paulsen filled in for the injured Fred Davis and Chris Cooley to start six games last season. He will return to his role as reserve tight end in 2012.
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Longest reception of season Sunday
TEAtlanta Falcons
December 31, 2018
Paulsen recorded a 19-yard reception during Sunday's 34-32 win against the Buccaneers.
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Returns in full Thursday
TEAtlanta Falcons
December 27, 2018
Paulsen (knee/ankle) was a full practice participant Thursday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.
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Nursing knee issue, limited Wednesday
TEAtlanta Falcons
Knee
December 26, 2018
Paulsen (knee) was a limited participant at Wednesday's practice, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.
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No injury designation
TEAtlanta Falcons
December 21, 2018
Paulsen (knee/ankle) does not have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.
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Limited in practice
TEAtlanta Falcons
Knee
December 19, 2018
Paulsen (knee) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.
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