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.
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October 26, 2012
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 [...]
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...
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...
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 [...]
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.
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNbayArea.com, 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.
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...
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 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...
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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.
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