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Austin Spitler | Linebacker

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/26/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 250
College: Ohio State
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 7 (252) / MIA
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Ravens signed LB Austin Spitler.
A career special teamer, Spitler appeared in 12 games for the Dolphins last season. He'll fight for one of the final spots on the Ravens' 53-man roster. Thu, Jun 19, 2014 04:25:00 PM

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Dolphins re-signed LB Austin Spitler to a one-year, $1.323 million contract.

Spitler is a pure special teams player. He played just 11 snaps on defense last season. The 26-year-old has 23 career tackles in three seasons.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 06:03:00 PM

Dolphins assigned an original-pick tender to restricted free agent LB Austin Spitler.

They're also retaining ERFA QB Pat Devlin and CB R.J. Stanford at $480,000 and $630,000, respectively. Devlin is a third-stringer with a weak arm. Stanford is a special teamer. Spitler, 26, is another special teamer who can make $1.323 million in base salary once he signs the one-year restricted tag.
Sat, Mar 9, 2013 11:25:00 AM

Dolphins signed exclusive rights free agent LB Austin Spitler to a one-year, $540,000 contract.

James Laurinaitis' former backup at Ohio State, Spitler has registered 14 special teams tackles in 28 games over three years with the Dolphins.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 04:37:00 PM

Dolphins signed ILB Austin Spitler off their practice squad.

Spitler will see some time on special teams. He'll be in uniform for tonight's game with the Patriots.
Mon, Oct 4, 2010 01:43:00 PM

Dolphins waived ILB Austin Spitler.

Spitler, another well-named former Ohio State linebacker, was beaten out by J.D. Folsom and converted OLB Charlie Anderson. He should clear waivers.
Sat, Sep 4, 2010 11:08:00 AM

Seventh-round LB Austin Spitler lost 12-14 pounds after a recent bout with salmonella.

Spitler spent two nights in the hospital, "basically on his death bed," earlier in the week. The special teams candidate has resumed practicing after beginning to regain some of the weight.
Sat, Aug 7, 2010 05:37:00 PM

Dolphins agreed to terms with seventh-round LB Austin Spitler on a four-year, $1.83 million contract.

James Laurinaitis' former backup at Ohio State, Spitler (6'3/234) is a long-term developmental project at inside linebacker. He's headed for the practice squad this year unless he manages to stand out on special teams in August.
Fri, Jun 25, 2010 10:03:00 AM

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