Found February 16, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

According to Matt Maiocco of, the San Francisco 49ers are expected to allow disgruntled cornerback Shawntae Spencer seek a trade this offseason.

Spencer had a rough season after suffering injuries in training camp and during the regular season that caused him to free fall down the depth chart.  The 49ers clearly don’t need him anymore and will now allow him to find a new home.

Spencer recorded 2 interceptions in 2009 and 3 in 2010, he’s a solid player that shouldn’t have a problem finding a new team because of how pass oriented the NFL now is.


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Shawntae Spencer will be allowed to seek a trade

Cornerback Shawntae Spencer has spent eight seasons in San Francisco, primarily as a starter. The team thought enough of him in 2006 to hand him a six-year contract. Spencer’s tenure with the team is about up. Matt Maiocco of reports the 49ers are in the process of allowing Spencer seek a trade. He’s due…

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