The Insider: Niles Paul


Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Ten Redskins to receive six-figure compensation bonuses

The money is alloted through an NFL program designed designed to compensate players with lower salaries who played more than their contracts would have suggested.

By Mike Jones  |  07:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, contracts, David Amerson, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Niles Paul, Perry Riley, Roy Helu, Tyler Polumbus. Alfred Morris

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Niles Paul, teammates optimistic over Sean McVay promotion

Redskins players expressed optimism and excitement over tight ends coach Sean McVay’s promotion to offensive coordinator under new coach Jay Gruden.

By Mike Jones  |  03:45 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, coaching search 2014, Niles Paul, offensive philosophy, Sean McVay

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Reed Doughty: ‘Nobody respects us on special teams’

But safety also says, ‘I didn’t see people not caring’ on special teams during Kansas City loss.

By Mark Maske  |  05:16 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Falcons, Reed Doughty, special teams, Week 15

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Mike Shanahan expresses disappointment over Niles Paul’s critical comments about Redskins’ special teams

Tight end said Sunday that special teams are ‘terrible.’

By Mark Maske  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, special teams

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Redskins injury report: Trent Williams practices fully

Left tackle had sat out Redskins’ practice Wednesday because of bruised foot.

By Mark Maske  |  05:16 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Darrel Young, DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Niles Paul, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Chiefs, Trent Williams, Week 14

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Niles Paul lost eight pounds while he was sick last week

Tight end made hospital visit but wasn’t kept overnight, says he was told he had a virus.

By Mark Maske  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, tight ends, Week 14

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Severity of London Fletcher’s ankle sprain not yet clear

Linebacker has played in 252 straight regular season games.

By Mark Maske  |  05:53 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, inside linebackers, Jordan Reed, London Fletcher, Niles Paul, Reed Doughty, Week 14

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Jordan Reed to miss second straight game after setback

Rookie tight end Jordan Reed will miss a second consecutive game after he suffered a head ache following a pregame workout.

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Evan Royster, inactives, Jordan Reed, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Giants, Running backs, special teams, tight ends, Week 13

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Redskins injury report: Reed returns to practice, Paul sidelined

The Redskins got one tight end back in practice on Wednesday, but were without the services of another.

By Mike Jones  |  04:16 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Injury report, Jordan Reed, jose gumbs, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Giants, tight ends, Week 13

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Redskins players vow to remain united

At 3-7, Redskins players insist that the locker room will not splinter.

By Mike Jones  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, DeAngelo Hall, London Fletcher, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Game Day Q&A: Niles Paul on reclaiming his job as return man, his style and more

In today’s Game Day Q&A, Paul discusses his role as a kick returner, his college experience in this department, his style and key to success.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Day Q&A, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Redskins try to jump-start return game

They’re ranked 30th in the NFL in punt return average and 31st in kickoff return average.

By Mark Maske  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Eagles, Reed Doughty, special teams, Week 11

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 11/11/2013

Reed Doughty takes blame for botched fake punt

‘I shouldn’t have called it,’ safety says.

By Mark Maske  |  12:53 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Vikings, Reed Doughty, Sav Rocca, special teams, video, Week 10

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 11/09/2013

Mike Shanahan ‘very satisfied’ with Niles Paul as Redskins’ kick returner

The team on Thursday went back to Niles Paul as primary kick returner, and the third-year pro turned in a solid day.

By Mike Jones  |  12:32 PM ET, 11/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, special teams

Posted at 06:31 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Redskins get signals crossed on fake punt

Sav Rocca says he saw a signal for a fake, causing Redskins’ latest special teams misadventure.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  06:31 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Vikings, Sav Rocca, special teams, Week 10

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 10/20/2013

De-activation of Davis based on special teams considerations, Shanahan says

Redskins players say they were pleased with effort level on special teams despite Devin Hester’s punt-return touchdown.

By Mark Maske  |  09:16 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, inactives, Mike Shanahan, Niles Paul, special teams, tight ends

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Shanahan not surprised by Niles Paul’s comments about Keith Burns

‘You’ve got to prove yourself both as a player and as a coach,’ says Redskins coach, who adds that he won’t overreact to his club’s special teams woes.

By Mark Maske  |  06:32 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Keith Burns, Mike Shanahan, Niles Paul, special teams

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Niles Paul says coaching change a factor in Redskins’ special teams issues [UPDATED]

Switch from Danny Smith to Keith Burns has led to adjustment period, tight end says, calling performance on special teams so far “embarrassing.“

By Mark Maske  |  02:22 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Keith Burns, Niles Paul, Reed Doughty, special teams

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Shanahan defends Keith Burns, says special teams leader must emerge

‘Lorenzo Alexander is not gonna show up,’ coach says.

By Mark Maske  |  05:23 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny Smith, Keith Burns, Lorenzo Alexander, Mike Shanahan, Niles Paul, Reed Doughty, special teams

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Redskins still experimenting with kick returners

Searching for a spark in their returns game with rookie Chris Thompson largely held in check, the Redskins gave wide receiver Josh Morgan a try in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions.

By Mike Jones  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Josh Morgan, Niles Paul, special teams

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Redskins again turn to rookie TE Jordan Reed down the stretch

Just two games into the season, it appears that there could be a changing of the guard at tight end for the Washington Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Niles Paul, tight ends

Posted at 07:13 PM ET, 09/15/2013

Niles Paul’s frustration spills over on personal foul

The special teamer earned a personal foul for what was described as a head-butt.

By Mark Maske  |  07:13 PM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, penalties, special teams

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Niles Paul to handle fullback duties against Tampa Bay

With Darrel Young ruled out for the Redskins’ Thursday night preseason finale, and Eric Kettani, no longer with the team, tight end Niles Paul will play the whole game at fullback.

By Mike Jones  |  10:56 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fullbacks, Niles Paul

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Redskins' kick-return battle is wide open entering preseason opener

Niles Paul and a trio of undrafted rookies highlight the competition to the starting kick returner.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:03 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, returners, Richard Crawford, special teams, Training camp

Posted at 09:12 PM ET, 12/09/2012

Redskins players say call on Ravens' fumble recovery could have gone either way

Reversal on instant-replay review gave possession to the Redskins for their game-tying drive.

By Mark Maske  |  09:12 PM ET, 12/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins-Ravens

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Chris Cooley’s departure creates opportunity for Niles Paul

Converted wide receiver should see more playing time, as a backup and in two-tight end sets

By Mark Maske  |  12:09 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins offense, Redskins tight ends; Redskins receivers, Washington Redskins