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IRVING, Texas Marcus Spears, a Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick in 2005, announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he's being cut by the team.
"Fans of Dallas thank u all so much for 8 yrs the good and bad times ill be moving on!! The support has been tremendous! From my family thx U," Spears posted on Twitter. "Guys don't be sad for me please! I've been blessed beyond measure! Everything you do in life is for a season except for family!"
Spears, a backup defensive lineman and locker-room leader, will be officially released after June 1, saving Dallas 2 million of room but this move is as much about talent as it is about finance.
The Cowboys still don't have room to be a shopper in free agency yet. Hoped-for deals with quarterback Tony Romo and defensive end Anthony Spears can eventually change that. But in the meantime, rumors about Dallas' interest in "name'' players are across-the-board false. That includes names like Cl...
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The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Marcus Spears today. He broke the news on his own Twitter account.
Fans of Dallas thank u all so much for 8 yrs the good and bad times ill be moving on!! The support has been tremendous! From my family thx U
— marcus spears (@mspear96) March 13, 2013
Spears has spent his entire nine-year career with the Cowboys. He recorded 29 tackles...
Free Agency is three days deep and Cowboys fans are salivating at some pretty good players going bye-bye as we remain handcuffed to our horrid cap management. If the season started today, the Cowboys would not win more than 8 games. The offensive line from 2012 remains fully intact and that should be scaring the crap outta fans. The #1 weakness going into the upcoming season is our...
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IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas linebacker Anthony Spencer has signed a 10.6 million one-year tender, securing his return to the Cowboys while he seeks a long-term deal.
The Cowboys put the franchise tag on Spencer for the second straight year, guaranteeing him a raise from the 8.8 million he made as the team's leading tackler in 2012. Spencer is moving to defensive end with Dallas...
The Ravens have signed another defensive end. This time it’s Marcus Spears, a former Cowboy first-round pick. According to reports, Spears and the Ravens agreed to terms on a two-year contract.
Spears was released by the Cowboys this offseason after starting six games last season.
Baltimore is focusing on strengthening their defensive front in free agency apparently.
After an offseason of losing players from their Super Bowl roster, the Baltimore Ravens have made a free-agent acquisition that bolsters their defensive line.
A source told FOXSports.com that former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Marcus Spears is signing a two-year contract with Baltimore.
The news was first reported by FOXSports.com.
Spears, 30, played all eight of his NFL seasons...