Niles Paul Fantasy News

Report: Redskins TE Jordan Reed (knee) has 'not looked good in recent weeks'

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 1:33pm

ESPN 980 - [Full Article]

As for Jordan Reed, he did not respond to a text message as of Tuesday evening but Chris Cooley shared on his ESPN 980 radio show "The Drive" that several people in the Redskins organization had mentioned to him that Reed had not looked good in recent weeks. Not sure at all what that means, but obviously it is something to be concerned about.

Fantasy Impact:

When healthy, Reed has averaged 10.5 fantasy points in PPR formats over the past two seasons. This extrapolates to low-end TE1 numbers and he's certainly a worthy start when he's healthy enough to play. His ADP is currently in the 13th/14th round, so he's a low risk pick. If he can't play, Niles Paul becomes a streaming option.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015, 12:12pm

Redskins.com - [Full Article]

With the Redskins returning a majority of their weapons from the 2014 season, head coach Jay Gruden wants to see the ball spread around more in 2015.

As the Washington Redskins look to build off some of the offense’s successes from last season, head coach Jay Gruden wants to make sure the unit doesn’t become too predictable.

That starts with getting enough weapons involved to keep opposing defenses on their toes.

Yes, both DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garçon will still get plenty of touches, but some of the team’s role players may see an increase in looks as well during the 2015 season.

“The most important thing with an offense is being able to spread the ball around and get everybody involved,” Gruden said at the NFL Annual Meetings in Phoenix. “I think with Pierre, Andre and Ryan Grant coming back in a second year, Jordan Reed, Niles Paul coming back, good sound running game with Alfred [Morris], Silas [Redd Jr.] and Chris Thompson, I think it’ll benefit everybody.”

Fantasy Impact:

Garçon carried the majority of the aerial attack during the 2013 season, recording 68 more receptions than anyone else on the team en route to a single-season franchise record 113 receptions. But Garcon's receptions dipped to 68 last year and the story mentioned the Gruden thinks the team can “get his numbers back up a little bit.” Gruden added that would come with QB stability.

Redskins re-sign TE Niles Paul to a three-year deal

Friday, March 6, 2015, 12:57pm

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

TE Niles Paul resigns with Redskins, a three-year deal that can earn him up to just under $10 million, per source.

Fantasy Impact:

Jordan Reed is signed through 2016, so Paul's upside is limited as long as Reed stays healthy. Since Reed hasn't played more than 11 games in either of his two NFL seasons, his owners should keep Paul on speed dial. In best ball formats, the Reed/Paul combo scored 159 points in PPR formats, which equates to #11 TE-type numbers.

Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:04pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring, questionable) took full practice reps on Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is questionable for Week 13. Reed says he’s going to play on Sunday. If he’s out Niles Paul is a decent dart throw with Colt McCoy at quarterback. Of his 42 pass attempts in a game and a half of action, McCoy targeted a tight end 15 times (35.7%). Washington plays early on Sunday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:20pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Reed says he’s going to play on Sunday. If he’s out Niles Paul is a decent dart throw with Colt McCoy at quarterback. Of his 42 pass attempts, McCoy targeted a tight end 35.7% of the time in a game and a half of action.

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2:57pm

Washington Inactives
David Amerson CB
Chris Baker NT
Kirk Cousins QB
Leonard Hankerson WR
Jordan Reed TE
Aldrick Robinson WR
Trent Williams T

Fantasy Impact:

Niles Paul makes for a borderline TE1 start with Jordan Reed out.

Friday, November 21, 2014, 6:26pm

Dolphins TE Charles Clay (knee, doubtful) missed practice again Friday and is doubtful for Week 12. Midweek downgrades due to new injuries typically result in a missed game and the doubtful tag confirms that he’s likely to miss Week 12. There are no good alternatives in Miami, though owners could pickup and start someone like Coby Fleener, Niles Paul or Marcedes Lewis.

Friday, November 21, 2014, 6:26pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 12. Reed’s injury is not to the same hamstring as his injury earlier in the year. Niles Paul will be a Sneaky Start in his place, though the Redskins’ passing game has taken a step back since the return of Robert Griffin III. Paul averaged 4.5-58-0.25 in four games as he starter — he was the #11 TE in that span.

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 5:58pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) missed practice again Thursday. Reed’s injury is not in the same hamstring as his injury earlier in the year. If he’s out, Niles Paul will be a Sneaky Start in his place, though the Redskins’ passing game has taken a step back since the return of Robert Griffin III.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6:11pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday. Reed’s injury is not in the same hamstring as his injury earlier in the year. If he’s out, Niles Paul will be a Sneaky Start in his place, though the Redskins’ passing game has taken a step back since the return of Robert Griffin III.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 1:53pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Redskins tight end Jordan Reed strained his right hamstring -- he dealt with a strained left hamstring earlier this season.

Fantasy Impact:

The frustration continues to grow for Reed owners as he's now had issues with both hamstrings. Niles Paul has proven capable of filling in but we'll have to see Reed's status throughout the week and leading up to the game. At this point, owners are probably better off going another direction, especially given the inconsistent play of QB Robert Griffin III.

Friday, October 10, 2014, 6:13pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 6. Reed told reporters that he’s going to play in Week 6 and ESPN beat writer John Keim said he also expects Reed to play. He should return to the starting lineup after the stinker Niles Paul put up against the Seahawks in Week 5, though there is always risk with soft tissue injuries.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Reed is expected to play in Week 6. He should return to the starting lineup after the stinker Niles Paul put up against the Seahawks in Week 5.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6:37pm

Redskins TE Jordan Reed (hamstring) took limited practice reps Wednesday. Reed is expected to play in Week 6. He should return to the starting lineup after the stinker Niles Paul put up against the Seahawks in Week 5.

Niles Paul ACTIVE, Jordan Reed OUT for MNF

Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:12pm

Redskins Inactives
Robert Griffin QB
Jordan Reed TE
Richard Crawford CB
Spencer Long G
Santana Moss WR
Tracy Porter CB
Trenton Robinson DB

Fantasy Impact:

As expected, Reed is out Monday night and Niles Paul is active and will get the start at TE for Washington. Believe it or not, it's a pretty good matchup for Paul against Seattle as the Seahawks (ranked 29th) have given up fantasy points to TEs this season. Paul took a nasty hit last week and suffered a concussion.

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