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.
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.
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
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.
|P2||8/19/17||@ DET||7:30 pm|
|P3||8/26/17||@ NYG||7:00 pm|
|1||9/10/17||@ BUF||1:00 pm|
|2||9/17/17||@ OAK||4:05 pm|
|5||10/8/17||@ CLE||1:00 pm|
|7||10/22/17||@ MIA||1:00 pm|
|10||11/12/17||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 11|
|14||12/10/17||@ DEN||4:05 pm|
|15||12/17/17||@ NO||1:00 pm|
|17||12/31/17||@ NE||1:00 pm|
|2011||New York Giants||15||12||11.0||1||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2012||New York Giants||16||39||27.0||12||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2013||New York Giants||16||74||65.0||9||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2014||New York Giants||15||15||12.0||3||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2011||New York Giants||15||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0|
|2012||New York Giants||16||0||0||1||0||1||0||1||0|
|2013||New York Giants||16||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0|
|2014||New York Giants||15||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|