Giants Re-Sign Spencer Paysinger

Linebacker Spencer Paysinger has accepted his restricted free agent tender from the Giants and is now under contract with the team for 2014, tweets Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. The Giants tendered Paysinger for the lowest RFA amount, meaning he’ll be on a one-year, $1.431MM deal.

Paysinger, 25, saw an increased role for the Giants in 2013, starting 11 games for the team and playing both middle linebacker and outside linebacker. The Oregon product graded better playing on the weak side than in the middle, according to Pro Football Focus, whose grades had Paysinger ranked 16th out of 35 4-3 outside linebackers (subscription required).

The Giants have now re-signed 2013 starters Paysinger and Jon Beason, and have added a third free agent linebacker in Jameel McClain.

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