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Niles Paul | Tight End

Team: Washington Redskins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/9/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 241
College: Nebraska
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ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim believes Washington could bring back free agent TE Niles Paul.
Paul posted career highs in catches (39) and yards (507) while starting seven games in 2014. With Jordan Reed as injury prone as they come, Washington would be smart to bring back Paul on what should be a team-friendly deal. A former receiver, Paul is a name to monitor for fantasy. Feb 14 - 12:21 PM
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Niles Paul caught 2-of-3 targets for 19 yards in the Redskins' Week 17 loss to the Cowboys.

A fourth-year pro, Paul coasted to new career highs in catches (39) and yards (507). He scored only one touchdown, but proved he could be a legit threat as a pass-catching tight end whenever Jordan Reed was sidelined. Headed to the open market, Paul will be a potential low-cost bargain wherever he ends up. A former receiver, Paul is definitely a name for fantasy players to keep an eye on.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 06:57:00 PM

Niles Paul secured 1-of-2 targets for 11 yards in the Redskins' Week 12 loss to the 49ers.

On a day where Robert Griffin III managed 106 pathetic passing yards, Paul was unsurprisingly a fantasy non-factor. None of Washington's pass catchers can be viewed as "trustworthy" with their quarterback struggling so mightily.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 07:38:00 PM

Niles Paul had two catches for 18 yards in Sunday's Week 9 loss at Minnesota.

Oddly, the tight end was not a featured part of the gameplan in Robert Griffin III's return. Paul saw just two targets and Jordan Reed got just one. There's no reason to carry Paul into the Redskins' bye.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014 05:26:00 PM

Niles Paul caught three passes for 27 yards in the Redskins' Week 8 win over the Cowboys.

Paul caught all three of his targets. Paul was also flagged for a holding penalty, negating a 10-yard Alfred Morris run. He remains a part of the offense, even with Jordan Reed back, but not a big enough one to warrant a fantasy roster spot.
Tue, Oct 28, 2014 12:56:00 AM

Niles Paul caught 2-of-2 targets for 58 yards in Washington's Week 7 win over the Titans.

Paul caught a 50-yard pass on Washington's second play from scrimmage, but was invisible thereafter. With Jordan Reed playing well since his return from a hamstring injury, Paul is best left on waiver wires in 12-14 team leagues.
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 07:09:00 PM

Redskins TE Niles Paul secured 1-of-2 targets for seven yards in Sunday's Week 6 loss to Arizona.

With Jordan Reed back from his hamstring injury, Reed continued to play a lot of snaps in two-tight end packages but was the clear No. 2 option as a receiver behind Reed. With DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon, and Andre Roberts all commanding targets, Paul will struggle to provide any semblance of box-score consistency.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 08:36:00 PM

Niles Paul caught one pass for six yards in the Redskins' Week 5 loss to the Seahawks.

Paul was targeted just twice on the night. He was awful as a blocker, missing a handful of blocks leading to his man notching the tackle on Alfred Morris and Roy Helu. Jordan Reed (hamstring) should be back for Week 6 against a Cardinals defense that bleeds points to tight ends, sending Paul back to the bench.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 12:48:00 AM

Niles Paul (concussion) is active and will start Monday night's Week 5 game against the Seahawks.

Jordan Reed (hamstring) remains sidelined and is inactive. Paul will be a low-end TE1 against a Seahawks defense that has struggled with tight ends. Also inactive for the Redskins are Robert Griffin (ankle), CB Tracy Porter, S Trenton Robinson, CB Richard Crawford, OL Spencer Long, and WR Santana Moss.
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 07:07:00 PM

Niles Paul (concussion) is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against Seattle.

Paul practiced in full on Friday and Saturday and has passed the final stages of his concussion protocol. He's expected to play despite the questionable tag. With Jordan Reed (hamstring) a game-time decision, Paul should draw start and will be a low-end TE1.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 04:55:00 PM

Redskins TE Niles Paul (concussion) is expected to play on Monday night against Seattle.

Paul has passed the final stages of the NFL's concussion protocol. He got in a full practice on Friday. Jordan Reed (hamstring) practiced on a limited basis on Friday. He is uncertain for Monday.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 10:45:00 AM

Updating a previous item, Niles Paul (concussion) fully participated in Redskins practice Friday.

If you're going to use a Redskins tight end in Week 5 against the Seahawks, Paul looks like your best bet. Jordan Reed (hamstring) was limited on Friday and appears "at best 50:50" to be available on Monday Night Football.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 03:05:00 PM

Niles Paul (concussion) participated in individual drills at Redskins practice Friday.

Paul practiced on limited basis Thursday. He's trending in the right direction to play Monday night against the Seahawks. Because of the MNF game, the Redskins will not issue a final injury report until Saturday afternoon.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 01:53:00 PM

Niles Paul (concussion) returned to Redskins practice Thursday, getting in a limited session.

It puts Paul on track to suit up for Monday's game against the Seahawks. That's the good news for Paul's fantasy owners. The bad news is, Jordan Reed (hamstring) has also resumed practicing. Paul probably has a better shot at returning than Reed, but both are better than 50-50. The duo would threaten to form a value-draining timeshare if both active. We'd expect Reed to start.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 03:08:00 PM

Niles Paul said the concussion he suffered last Thursday night was the first of his career.

It's good news as Paul makes his way through the NFL's protocol. However, he admitted to not remembering the hit that knocked him out against the Giants, always a bad sign. Paul's on-field outlook is also complicated by the impending return of Jordan Reed (hamstring), who projects to reclaim starting duties.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 09:26:00 AM