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LB Paysinger gets game-day surprise

Posted by Dan Salomone on August 25, 2012 – 2:57 pm

As he wrapped up his team meeting on Thursday, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin went over the usual housekeeping items the night before a game.

From a rundown of the itinerary to any final adjustments, it’s not the most exciting part the week, but a necessary one nonetheless. Then Coughlin announced the captains for last night’s game against Chicago. And after he said the names “David Diehl” and “Mathias Kiwanuka” – two veterans established within the organization – Spencer Paysinger slouched back in his chair. He assumed a second-year player like himself wouldn’t be called.

However, the thought did cross his mind.

“He was naming off the captains – Diehl, Kiwi. So I’m thinking, OK, they’re doing all older guys,” Paysinger recalled in the postgame locker room. “I’m sitting next to Tyler [Sash] and everybody. It’s kind of the mundane part of it, but in my head, I said, ‘What if he said Paysinger?’ Then he said ‘Paysinger’ and I looked at him, and he looked back at me and kind of smiled. I heard some commotion around the room, kind of laughing – ‘This is really happening.’”

And that’s how Paysinger became a captain for a night.

“Some of the younger guys came over to me – Henry [Hynoski], Tyler, Mark [Herzlich], Greg Jones – and started calling me ‘captain’ or ‘cap,’” he said. “It was a great experience, definitely a blessing.”

Despite the team’s 20-17 loss, Paysinger was worthy of the nod, leading the Giants with five solo tackles. It came at the tail end of a training camp where Paysinger has continued to evolve from a reliable special teamer as an undrafted rookie last season to competing for time on defense.

“I was captain multiple times back at Oregon, so I’m thinking it’s going to be like that and everything,” Paysinger said of walking onto the field in front of a home crowd before the game. “But the fact that the head coach had the confidence in me was pretty special to me.”


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7 Responses to “LB Paysinger gets game-day surprise”

  1. By Cape Canaveral on Aug 25, 2012 | Reply

    Great young man, with a lot of potential. He is the New prototype linebacker that most teams will be looking for. Jerry Reese is ahead of the curve when drafting the unforeseen future stars.

  2. By espo33 on Aug 25, 2012 | Reply

    Too bad he didn’t have a good game… I think that of all the LB’s that played he had the worst game. He didn’t cover well and didn’t support the run very well.

  3. By NzYme on Aug 26, 2012 | Reply

    @ epso33

    If you think he had a bad game then you didn’t watch it or never played the position. I played it for 8 years. He had a very good game!

  4. By LB Fan on Aug 26, 2012 | Reply

    Tough to have a bad game when you have 5 solo tackles. And oops looks like Paysinger leads allplayers this preseason in tackles.

    Yes yes yesy it is only preseason but where else are these young guys going to get noticed?

  5. By john on Aug 27, 2012 | Reply

    espo33 should go back to watching tennis don’t know bleeb about ballin

  6. By Kevin on Aug 28, 2012 | Reply

    undrafted rookies Cruzzz, Henry Htnoski,Paysinger I would say the Giants are very good at finding the rough edge players and know how to polish the talent they have in them. Great coaching point blank!

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