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Anthony Spencer missing piece to Saints free agency

I know what some of you are thinking. So let’s get this out of the way. Anthony Spencer is older now, he had microfracture surgery on his knee which devastates the vast majority of NFL careers. If you don’t believe that, just ask Jonathan Vilma. Spencer played the majority of 2014 but he wasn’t the same guy as 2012 before the surgery. Expecting much on the field is probably...
Via The Saints Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign DE Anthony Spencer, reunite him with Rob Ryan

METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has signed former Dallas defender Anthony Spencer to a one-year contract. Spencer, a first-round draft choice by the Cowboys in 2007, has played linebacker and defensive end during eight NFL seasons. Last season, Spencer played defensive end as he returned from a knee injury that sidelined him for most...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Sign Anthony Spencer

Attempting to improve their edge pass-rushing capabilities, the New Orleans Saints have signed former Pro Bowl outside linebacker Anthony Spencer to a one-year contract. Spencer, 31, has seen his career take a turn since racking up 11 sacks en-route to a Pro Bowl performance with the Dallas Cowboys back in 2012. Signing the team’s franchise tender following that season, Spencer...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Spencer Help Unify Saints' Struggling Defense?

The newest addition to the Saints defense came in the form of a one year contract with linebacker Anthony Spencer. The former Cowboy, who struggled with an injury for most of 2013, had an average year in 2014.The linebacker was originally drafted by Dallas in 2007, but also played as defensive end for a while. Last season, Spencer recorded 25 tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign OLB Anthony Spencer

I’ve long wanted Anthony Spencer on the Saints’ roster, dating back to last year when he was a free agency. The fit makes too much sense. Now he’s finally coming. Let’s hope he still has something in the tank!   #Saints sign LB Anthony Spencer to a 1-year contract — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 10, 2015
Via The Saints Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Why Michael Sam is a good fit in Dallas

Michael Sam’s dream of making an NFL roster took a hit but it hasn’t ended. Sam signed with the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday to be on the team’s practice squad. As we all know Sam was the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL by the St.Louis Rams in May. Sam played well during his preseason stint with the Rams before being cut last week. He finished preseason with 2.5 sacks...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Contract Incentives Speeded up Anthony Spencer Recovery?

So, the first rounds of cuts came, and the important storyline was that Anthony Spencer was not placed on PUP or IR return. Jerry Jones says Spencer is way ahead of schedule. I’m not buying the optimism. In fact, I think Spencer has magically improved enough to be on the active roster, for guess what? For being on the active roster.  Spencer will begin to accumulate incentives...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Spencer Could Start Season on PUP

Well, don’t hold your breath if you’re hoping to seeing Anthony Spencer in action any time soon. The Cowboys re-signed Spencer to a 1-yr deal for $2 million, and the opportunity to hit $1.5 in incentives. The previous year, Spencer was franchise tagged and got paid a nice load of cash and was shelved after 1st game of his 2013 campaign. People have been wondering where Spencer...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Strengthen Pass Rush, Depth On Defense

The Dallas Cowboys re-signed Anthony Spencer to a one-year contract on Saturday. Spencer’s agent Jordan Woy made the announcement via Twitter. Happy to announce that Anthony Spencer has resigned with the Dallas Cowboys on a one year deal. — Jordan Woy (@JordanWoy) April 26, 2014 The former 2007 first round pick (No. 26 overall) out of Purdue has racked up 363 tackles with 32...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Future of Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer still murky

As the 2014 NFL free agency period continues, the Dallas Cowboys have lost some significant members of their defensive corps.  Now the question remains on what to do with free agent defensive end Anthony Spencer, the 30 year-old starter coming off a season marred with injury.  Big names dropped off like flies from the Cowboys' roster this month, most notably on their defensive...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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