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Free agent defensive end Marcus Spears has signed with Baltimore to help the reigning Super Bowl champions' run defense.
The former Dallas Cowboys' first-round pick also believes playing in Baltimore will provide him the chance to get a championship ring of his own.
Released by the Cowboys last week after an eight-year run in Dallas, Spears signed a two-year contract with the Ravens on Monday.
Spears said Tuesday that joining the Ravens was a ''no-brainer.'' The 6-foot-4, 315-pounder says his agent was contacted by three other teams, but Baltimore, with its winning tradition, ''seemed like a great fit for me.''
The addition of the 30-year-old Spears is one positive for the Ravens during an offseason they've already lost defensive starters Dannell Ellerbe, Paul Kruger and Cary Williams to free agency.
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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...
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Houston Texans yesterday. Reed thoroughly enjoyed his stay with the Texans, and
told reporters, including John McClain of The Houston Chronicle, that interest
between he and Houston is mutual.
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