Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/12/12
Before the Redskins visited the Giants in Week 7, tight end Logan Paulsen had exactly zero catches in six games this season. During his three-year career, Paulsen had 13 catches for 148 yards in 33 games. So it was extremely unlikely that the blocking specialist was going to suddenly develop into a receiving threat. However, starting tight end Fred Davis, who had caught more passes than anyone on the Redskins over the last two seasons, ruptured his left Achilles in the first quarter against the Giants and Paulsen was thrust into an unexpected role. "I thought my role was going to be what it was," Paulsen said. "I was going to be a backup, just kind of spot duty, maybe a second-string guy at some point. Thankfully, I've been able to stick around and I have this opportunity." Paulsen has done much more with the opportunity created by Davis' injury than he did after Davis was suspended for the final four games of 2011 with 2007-08 Pro Bowl pick Chris Cooley on injured reserve. In...
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