Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Following the end of the regular season, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Anthony Spencer said he would “love” to remain with the team. The Cowboys apparently have interest in retaining the free agent, as executive vice president Stephen Jones told Rainer Sabin the following regarding Spencer: “We’re always in the business of keeping great football players,” Jones said Tuesday. “And he is one of those.” Prior to last season, Spencer was pegged with the $8.8 million franchise tag. He went on to have his best season with the Cowboys, totaling 95 tackles and 11 sacks. This earned the sixth-year player an invite to his first Pro Bowl. Given his production, Spencer figures to be one of the most coveted defenders on the open market. His fit with the Cowboys isn’t as clear as last year, as the team is shifting to a 4-3 scheme. Spencer would likely be used as a defensive end and not a linebacker in the new system. For this reason and due to the fact that Spencer is likely to command a significant contract this offseason, the Cowboys remain unsure if they’ll be able to retain him. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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