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The Dallas Cowboys and Anthony Spencer have ended contract talks. Spencer is coming off the best season of his career after recording 11 sacks and 95 tackles last season. Spencer turns 30 in January.
Salary-cap concerns in Dallas have prevented the Cowboys from paying Spencer the top dollar he will demand.
The two sides have three weeks to work out an extension but all signs point to Spencer becoming a free agent at the end of the 2013 season.
Under the franchise tag, Spencer will make $10.6 million this season.
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Dallas defensive end Anthony Spencer is likely to play a second straight season under a one-year contract after talks with the Cowboys failed to produce a long-term deal.
Spencer's agent, Jordan Woy, said Tuesday that both sides are happy even without a deal. Spencer said earlier this month he wasn't worried about his contract situation. He can't sign a multiyear deal...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Cowboys and Anthony Spencer’s agent Jordan Woy have broken off contract talks.
I used the term "broken off" for Anthony Spencer talks. A better way to say it is both sides are fine with a one-year deal at this point.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 25, 2013
.@JordanWoy told me: "Both sides have diligently tried...
Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys and DE Anthony Spencer have ”ended” discussions regarding a long-term extension.
Ian Rapoport spoke with Spencer’s agent who also mentioned that long-term talks between the two sides have broken off.
Watkins adds that Spencer will enter the 2013 season with the “expectation that he will become a free agent...
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