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Dolphins hosting Spencer Paysinger on free agent visit

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The Miami Dolphins will host linebacker Spencer Paysinger on a free agent visit today.

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While the NFL Draft is the next major event for teams around the league, free agency is still on-going, with teams looking for depth players to add to their 2015 roster. For the Miami Dolphins, that includes a visit today with a potential special teams contributor and reserve linebacker:

Paysinger joined the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2011. In four seasons with the year, he appeared in 62 games, starting 14, and recording 114 tackles. He also has one pass defensed, one forced fumble, three fumble recoveries, and one sack in his career. He has played both middle linebacker and weak-side linebacker for the Giants.

The Dolphins could be looking to move 2014 starting middle linebacker Koa Misi back to the strong-side position he played in 2013, or they could leave Misi in the middle and open a competition for the strong-side spot in training camp. In either scenario, Paysinger could factor into that competition, though it would be more likely the team would look to their own younger players, like Chris McCain, Dion Jordan, or Jordan Tripp, with Paysinger in reserve.