Redskins tight end Logan Paulsen came into this season unsure of his spot on the team. He was an undrafted tight end out of UCLA last season, and he was battling a crowded numbers game between running backs, fullbacks and tight ends.
On the other hand, Paulsen’s fiancee was very sure of her job going into the fall as a high school teacher for American Literature and Critical Composition, in California. Rather than asking his bride-to-be to relocate from the San Fernando Valley, Ca., Paulsen made the trip back east, alone.
In the months that followed, not only did he make the team out of training camp, but he appeared in every game this season, starting six, and rising to the No. 1 slot for the last four games. He had career-highs in snaps, receptions and yards this season, snagging three passes for more than 20 yards.
Today was his first full day back in California since the bye week, and only the fourth time that he’s seen his fiancee since July. They may need brief introducti...