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The Dallas Cowboys are expected to put the franchise tag on outside linebacker Anthony Spencer.Both sides are in talks but a long-term extension is not expected to be in place within the next two days. Spencer would make $8.8 million this season if Dallas places the franchise tag on him.Spencer recorded 51 tackles and six sacks last season.
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The Dallas Cowboys have placed their franchise tag on Anthony Spencer to keep the outside linebacker from becoming an unrestricted free agent.
With the decision before Monday's deadline for such a move, Spencer will be guaranteed a base salary of about $8.8 million next season.
Spencer has started 53 of 76 games in his five seasons with the Cowboys, starting all but one game...
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have placed their franchise tag on Anthony Spencer to keep the outside linebacker from becoming an unrestricted free agent.
With the decision before Monday's deadline for such a move, Spencer will be guaranteed a base salary of about 8.8 million next season.
Spencer has started 53 of 76 games in his five seasons with the Cowboys, starting...
The Dallas Cowboys are looking for a veteran quarterback. Not one to replace starter, Tony Romo, but one to back him up. According to the Dallas Morning News, the franchise will not be drafting a new signal caller in next month’s draft, but rather, they will pursue acquiring a veteran in order to back up Tony Romo.
The Cowboys currently have Stephen McGee on their...
Keith Brooking has been viewed as one of the vocal leaders in the Cowboys locker room since signing a three-year deal with the team in 2006.
So to no surprise, Brooking didn't agree with Jason Hatcher's comments about the Cowboys not having any leaders.
"It's easy when you're 8-8 and things don't go your way to say we don't have leaders," Brooking...
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jason Hatcher delivered some unintentional controversy a few weeks ago when he was asked to name at least one leader on the roster.
"Dude. . ." answered Hatcher before admitting that no one came to mind.
That radio interview on Dallas' "Ben & Skin Show" has served as the basis for a larger discussion regarding who's...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Dallas Cowboys have placed their franchise tag on linebacker Anthony Spencer.
Spencer has been a bit of a disappointment for the Cowboys since he was drafted in the first round of the 2007 draft. But right now he’s the best option they have at outside linebacker and the Cowboys will look to get him signed to a multi-year deal...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin had a rough season in 2011 after missing six games due to a hamstring injury.
During a recent radio interview, he made it clear that he’ll be good to go for next season.
“It feels good. It feels good,” Austin told 1310 The Ticket [KTCK-AM] on Wednesday, per the Dallas Morning News. “[It’s] not an issue.”
Even when Austin was healthy...
Hot News for OLB Anthony Spencer
It is that time of year, folks. Spring is upon us, the football season is behind us. And a fresh, new season of hope is before us.
It is an annual ritual. One team’s fans celebrate their team’s ascent to the glory of a world championship, while fans of the other 31 teams try to figure out which player should be taken in the first round of the NFL Draft in order...
DALLAS, March 5 – The Dallas Cowboys always make each off-season feel like a rebuilding year and I am sure their faithful expected a whole lot more out of this generation of players.
Now comes word that as the team struggles to create cap space, the team has handed the franchise tag to LB Anthony Spencer. His 2012 salary will account for $8.8 million of said cap space.
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Three quotes focusing on three different championship games.
“Why am I a good quarterback? Well, I’ve always had a lot of natural ability and some God given talennt. There are a lot of guys like that. Tom (Landry) made the difference.”
Don Meredith as the Cowboys prepared to face the Green Bay Packers...