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Injuries piling up for Raiders

When the Oakland Raiders signed Shawntae Spencer as a free agent in March, coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie hoped the veteran cornerback could help stabilize a secondary that underwent significant changes in the offseason. Instead, Spencer has spent more time in the trainer's room getting treatment for a sprained right foot than he has on the field. He...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Spencer and Barnes to miss time; Raiders work out 2 CBs and Andre Carter

For the second straight week, not only the Oakland Raiders came away with a loss, but also with important additions to the injury report. Right tackle Khalif Barnes and cornerback Shawntae Spencer, both starters, were not able to finish the game against Miami. Barnes has a groin injury and Spencer, a right ankle sprain. According [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Camp Wars Episode 6: Return of the Raiders

Tommy Kelly and Richard Seymour lead a Top 5 front four defensive line rotation that will wreak a lot of havoc in 2012. The vastly improved linebacker crew headed by new outside linebackers Philip Wheeler and rookie Miles Burris have proven to be outstanding in preseason. The secondary with newly added cornerbacks Shawntae Spencer and Ron Bartell are coming in with a chip on their...
Via The Penalty Flag
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Shawntae Spencer

Reviewing tape for new Raiders CB Shawntae Spencer was an interesting challenge.  First, Spencer didn't play much last season.  He went into the offseason training camp but was injured very quickly and by the time he healed he was down on the depth chart.So, his 2011 tape was almost worthless, he played so infrequently.  I went back to 2010 tape to get a better idea of the...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Shawntae Spencer Joins the Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to terms with former 9er Shawntae Spencer, as first reported by Adam Schefter via Twitter.  While the terms of the contract have not been disclosed, it is believed to be a one year deal. Spencer was a second round selection of the “other” Bay Area team back in 2004.  He [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders sign CB Spencer for one year

The Oakland Raiders signed veteran cornerback Shawntae Spencer to a one-year deal on Monday. Spencer spent eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers before being released last week. The 30-year-old had five tackles in nine games last season. Spencer, a second-rounder in 2004 out of Pittsburgh, recorded 42 tackles, three interceptions and one sack in 2010.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders check out Shawntae Spencer

According to Matt Maiocco of, former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Shawntae Spencer visited the Oakland Raiders on Friday, as they continue to look to upgrade their secondary after being forced to release two starters from a year ago. The Raiders just signed Ron Bartell this week and adding Spencer would be a nice solid addition to their defense.
Via Pro Football Zone
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers release veteran CB Spencer

The San Francisco 49ers released cornerback Shawntae Spencer on Thursday. Spencer, 30, collected just five tackles in nine games during his eighth season with the 49ers. "The 49ers would like to thank Shawntae for his eight years of service to the organization and the Bay Area community," San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said in a statement. "He has always...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers will allow Shanwtae Spencer to seek a trade

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

CB Spencer on sideline as 49ers finally have success

On the second day of training camp, 49ers cornerback Shawntae Spencer pulled his hamstring, an injury that foreshadowed what's so far been a forgettable season for the eight-year veteran. Spencer re-aggravated his hamstring injury later in camp and was limited early in the season. In Week 3,...
Via Niner Insider
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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