Logan Paulsen

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Logan Paulsen
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Paulsen with the Washington Redskins in 2011
No. 82 San Francisco 49ers
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-26) February 26, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth: Northridge, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 268 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: West Hills (CA) Chaminade
College: UCLA
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Receptions: 82
Receiving yards: 816
Receiving touchdowns: 6
Player stats at NFL.com

Logan Sindre Paulsen (born February 26, 1987)[1][2][3] is an American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at UCLA. Before that, he played at Chaminade College Preparatory High School in West Hills, California.

Professional career[edit]

Washington Redskins[edit]

2010 season[edit]

Paulsen was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft. He was made the third-string tight end behind Chris Cooley and Fred Davis. Paulsen made his NFL debut in Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams. He scored his first career touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on December 12, 2010 on a one-yard pass from Donovan McNabb. At the end of the 2010 season, Paulsen played 11 games and recorded two receptions for 10 yards total and one touchdown.

2011 season[edit]

During the 2011 season, against the Carolina Panthers, Paulsen caught two passes for 48 yards.[4] Late in the season, Paulsen was made the starting tight end with Cooley on injured reserve and Davis suspended.[5] Playing 16 games, starting six of them, Paulsen recorded 11 receptions and 138 receiving yards at the end of the season.[6]

2012 season[edit]

By the start of the 2012 season, Paulsen was once again named the third-string tight end behind Fred Davis and Niles Paul. In the Week 7 game against the New York Giants, he had the best offensive performance in his career subbing in for Davis after the former tore his Achilles tendon early in the first half.[7][8] He would score his second career touchdown in the Week 11 win against the Philadelphia Eagles.[9]

2013 season[edit]

Set to be a free agent in the 2013 season, Paulsen re-signed with the Redskins to a $4 million, three-year contract with another $3 million in incentives, on March 9, 2013.[10][11]

2015 season[edit]

After it was announced that Paulsen would miss the entire 2015 season due to needing toe surgery, the Redskins placed him on injured reserve on August 16, 2015.[12][13]

2016 season[edit]

On March 11, 2016, Paulsen re-signed with the Redskins on a one-year contract.[14] On September 3, 2016, Paulsen was released by the Redskins.[15]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On September 4, 2016, the Chicago Bears signed Paulsen to their active 53-man roster.[16]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On March 9, 2017, Paulsen signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.[17]


  1. ^ California Birth Index
  2. ^ ESPN mobile site
  3. ^ "Logan Paulsen". UCLA Athletics. Retrieved March 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Redskins go to their backup plans". WashingtonTimes.com. Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  5. ^ Maese, Rick (December 5, 2011). "Logan Paulsen goes from third- to first-string TE". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2011-12-05. 
  6. ^ Tinsman, Brian (February 17, 2012). "Roster Review: Tight Ends". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  7. ^ Walker, Andrew (October 21, 2012). "Davis Has Torn Achilles, Done For Season". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  8. ^ Tinsman, Brian (October 21, 2012). "Redskins Fall Short In Wild Finish: 23-27". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  9. ^ Walker, Andrew (November 19, 2012). "Patient Approach Pays Off For Paulsen". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012-11-22. 
  10. ^ Keim, John (March 9, 2013). "Redskins re-sign Logan Paulsen, Darrel Young". WashingtonTimes.com. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  11. ^ Jones, Mike (March 9, 2013). "Redskins re-sign tight end Logan Paulsen". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  12. ^ Walker, Andrew (August 15, 2015). "Silas Redd Jr., Logan Paulsen Out For Year". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  13. ^ Walker, Andrew (August 16, 2015). "Redskins Sign Tight Ends D.J. Williams And Ernst Brun". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  14. ^ Keim, John (March 11, 2016). "Redskins re-sign TE Logan Paulsen". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 11, 2016. 
  15. ^ Smith, Michael (September 3, 2016). "Washington cuts former starting tight end Logan Paulsen". NBCSports.com. Retrieved September 3, 2016. 
  16. ^ Alper, Josh (September 4, 2016). "Matt Barkley to Bears practice squad, Logan Paulsen to active roster". NBCSports.com. Retrieved September 4, 2016. 
  17. ^ "49ers Agree to Terms with Seven Free Agents". 49ers.com. March 9, 2017. 

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