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December 29, 2017 11:52 PM
Spencer Paysinger: Waived by Panthers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Panthers waived Paysinger on Friday per the NFL's official transaction log.

Paysinger was waived in order to activate returning defensive end Charles Johnson. The veteran linebacker joined the Panthers' active roster prior to Week 14. He will presumably revert to their practice squad assuming he clears waivers.

December 6, 2017 06:08 PM
Panthers' Spencer Paysinger: Joins Carolina
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger signed a contract with the Panthers on Tuesday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.

The 29-year-old linebacker has finally found a home after being cut by the Jets prior to the beginning of the regular season. In 15 games with the Dolphins in 2016, Paysinger recorded 59 tackles (42 solo) and three passes defensed. Look for him to serve in a more limited role for the Panthers' defense.

September 2, 2017 04:24 PM
Spencer Paysinger: Released by Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger was released by the Jets on Friday, Darryl Slater of The Star-Ledger reports.

The veteran linebacker has a track record of decent play in the NFL, so it wouldn't be surprising to see his name land on another roster. However, he's on the free-agent market for the time being.

June 10, 2017 12:04 PM
Jets' Spencer Paysinger: Signs with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger signed with the Jets on Friday.

Paysinger spent his first four seasons in New York with the Giants before playing for the Dolphins the past two years. The 28-year-old is coming off the second-best season of his career, as he totaled 59 tackles and a fumble recovery in 2016. His signing will help bolster the Jets' depth at linebacker after the release of David Harris earlier this week.

January 1, 2017 12:15 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Active Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (knee) is active for Sunday's matchup with New England.

Paysinger was held out of practice early in the week but was able to work his way up to a full participation in Friday's practice and was ultimately expected to play.

October 23, 2016 12:34 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Ready to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (hamstring/calf) is active Sunday against the Bills.

Paysinger appeared to have suffered an injury in practice this week, but it didn't prove overly serious.

October 22, 2016 12:36 AM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Uncertain for Week 7
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (hamstring/calf) is questionable to play against the Bills on Sunday.

Paysinger sustained a leg injury in Thursday's practice, but the exact nature or severity of it is unclear. If he's unable to play, Donald Butler will step in as the Dolphins' starting strongside linebacker.

September 25, 2016 01:36 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Inactive Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (neck) is inactive for Sunday's tilt with the Browns.

Paysinger suffered a neck injury last week against the Patriots and will spend Week 3 on the sidelines as a result. He usually serves as a reserve linebacker behind Koa Misi, so his absence on Sunday won't be detrimental to the team.

September 18, 2016 05:14 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Questionable to return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger suffered a neck injury in Sunday's game against the Patriots and is questionable to return.

Look for more updates to come after the game, but in the meantime expect Neville Hewitt to see increased action. Paysinger is a reserve linebacker behind Koa Misi, so his absence isn't detrimental to the Dolphins game plan.

November 29, 2015 05:06 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Returns to action versus Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (neck) returned to game action Sunday with two tackles in a loss to the Jets.

Paysinger had missed two games due to the injury but was deemed healthy enough to return Sunday. After getting demolished by the Jets perhaps he wishes he was held out another week.

November 18, 2015 03:25 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Back at practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (neck) practiced Wednesday, reports Miami Herald.

The Dolphins are thin at linebacker at this moment with just about every starter dealing with one injury or another so the return of Paysinger was a welcome sight at practice.

November 14, 2015 05:27 PM
Dolphins' Spencer Paysinger: Out for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Paysinger (neck) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

Paysinger didn't travel with the Dolphins to Philadelphia on Saturday, so it's clear the 27-year-old wasn't going to be able to suit up. The Oregon alum had mainly contributed on special teams so his absence likely won't hurt IDP owners in any way.

June 1, 2015 03:08 PM
Report: Dolphins sign LB Spencer Paysinger
by Jason Butt |

The Dolphins signed veteran linebacker Spencer Paysinger to a contract, the organization announced on Thursday

In addition to linebacker duties, Paysinger has been a special teams contributor throughout his four years with the Giants. In his career, he's totaled 140 tackles and one sack. He's hoping to earn a starter's role with the Dolphins

"Every linebacker that plays in the NFL wants to be a starter, but I'm not here trying to undercut anybody or try to throw anybody under the bus," Paysinger said, via the team's website. "I want to come here and play the opportunity that's been provided to me." 

June 1, 2015 03:09 PM
Report: Spencer Paysinger to visit the Dolphins
by Igor Mello |

Free agent linebacker Spencer Paysinger is scheduled to visit the Dolphins on Thursday, according to Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald.

Paysinger, 26, played with the Giants from 2011-2014. He has 125 career tackles and one interception. He played 15 games for New York last season and totaled 15 tackles.

June 1, 2015 03:23 PM
Report: Linebacker Spencer Paysinger will visit Jets on Tuesday
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

Free-agent linebacker Spencer Paysinger is scheduled to visit the Jets on Tuesday, a source told the New York Daily News.

Paysinger played in 15 games for the Giants last season and totaled 15 tackles.

June 2, 2015 05:59 AM
Giants to have most of their injured players Week 7
by Chris Cwik |

The Giants will have their injured players Week 7 against the Cowboys.

Jon Beason, Spencer Paysinger, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Steve Weatherford are all active coming into the contest. Beason and Weatherford came into the game listed as probable. Paysinger and Rodgers-Cromartie were questionable. 

June 2, 2015 06:01 AM
Giants unveil final injury report for Dallas game
by Igor Mello |

Giants linebacker Jon Beason (toe) and punter Steve Weatherford (left ankle) were the only players on the injury report to practice in full on Friday. Both players were deemed probable for Week 7 at Dallas, per the team's official website.

Meanwhile, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle, hamstring) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) were limited participants on Friday, leaving them questionable for Sunday. As expected, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) was the only player on the injury report to be ruled out for Week 7.

June 2, 2015 06:07 AM
Giants announce Week 6 inactives
by Larry Hartstein |

The Giants declared running back Rashad Jennings (knee), linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring), offensive lineman Adam Snyder, defensive end Kerry Wynn, offensive tackle James Brewer, guard Brandon Mosley and defensive tackle Jay Bromley inactive for Sunday night's game at Philadelphia.

June 2, 2015 06:10 AM
Giants scratch two for Week 6 game against Eagles
by Marty Gitlin |

The Giants have ruled out running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) for their Sunday night game at Philadelphia. Neither has practiced this week.

Listed as questionable are defensive end Robert Ayers (neck) and linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe). Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle/hamstring) and punter Steve Weatherford (ankle) are both probable.

June 2, 2015 06:16 AM
Giants LB Spencer Paysinger injures hamstring Week 5
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Giants linebacker Spencer Paysinger left Sunday's game against the Falcons in the first half due to a hamstring injury. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game in the third quarter.


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