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Anthony Spencer

Anthony Spencer - #93 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 01/23/1984
Birthplace Fort Wayne, IN
College Purdue
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 26th pick by Cowboys

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
95 2 0

Cowboys improve to 2-0 under Garrett

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Bryan McCann grabbed a batted-down punt and returned it 97 yards for a touchdown, Miles Austin had two short touchdown catches and 38-year-old Jon Kitna had a career-best 29-yard touchdown run to lift the Dallas Cowboys to a 35-19 victory ...

Cowboys' Bryant becoming star in the making

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie WR Dez Bryant has shown enough that you can say he has the talent to be one of the best wideouts in the game if he works on the details.

Poll: Garrett won't retain Cowboys' coaching job

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:17 a.m. ET
Despite the Cowboys' impressive upset of the Giants in his first game as interim head coach, PFW readers don't believe Jason Garrett will be Dallas' head coach when the 2011 regular season rolls around.

A closer look at how interim coaches have fared

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
With Jason Garrett having been handed the interim head-coaching job of the Cowboys, PFW's Mike Wilkening looks back at the results turned in by interim head coaches in recent years.

Garrett's simplicity improves Cowboys' recipe

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Cowboys played their best game of the season in Jason Garrett's first game, giving him a chance to keep the job if he can keep them playing at this level.

Garrett gives Cowboys focused look

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
With half a season to show his mettle, Dallas interim head coach Jason Garrett quickly appears to have made some radical changes to the Cowboys' disconnected culture.

Cowboys' Garrett wins debut over Giants

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Jon Kitna passed for 327 yards and three touchdowns and the Dallas Cowboys looked revitalized with new coach Jason Garrett running the team in a 33-20 victory that served as a reality check for the New York Giants on Sunday.

Power outage delays Giants-Cowboys for 12 minutes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Smoke coming out of a transformer led to a power outage at New Meadowlands Stadium, delaying the Giants-Cowboys game for 12 minutes.

Garrett has chance to keep Cowboys' job

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Much of the talk after Wade Phillips was fired was centered on who the Cowboys would pursue to be their next head coach, but the way we hear it, interim coach Jason Garrett has a real opportunity to get the ...

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Cowboys DE Spears, S Owusu-Ansah to IR

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears and S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah will be placed on injured reserve to clear roster space for DL Jeremy Clark and Jimmy Saddler-McQueen.

Rookie Meter: Bryant provides spark for Cowboys

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been on fire since QB Jon Kitna took over at QB for the Cowboys. After another big game, Bryant creeps up this week's Rookie Meter.

Spears (calf) to miss 4-6 weeks

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcuse Spears suffered a calf strain in the team's Week Nine blowout loss to the Packers and will miss the next 4-6 weeks.

Cowboys fire Wade Phillips

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have fired head coach Wade Phillips and named Jason Garrett their interim head coach.

Garrett must change culture of Cowboys

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
With Wade Phillips out and Jason Garrett in, we take a look at what's next for the Cowboys for the rest of this season — and beyond.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
Spencer has signed a $10.6 million one-year tender, securing his return to the Cowboys while he seeks a long-term deal.||||||| Cowboys put the franchise tag on Spencer for the second straight year, guaranteeing him a raise from the $8.8 million he made as the team's leading tackler in 2012. Spencer is moving to defensive end with Dallas' switch to the 4-3 defense. The 29-year-old Spencer was the biggest question for Dallas in free agency, which opened Tuesday. The six-year pro, who had a career-best 11 sacks last season, was set to become an unrestricted free agent.
Posted March 04, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys are putting the franchise tag on Spencer for the second consecutive season.||||||| Spencer's agent, Jordan Woy, wrote in a tweet Monday that the Cowboys and their sack leader from 2012 would work on a long-term contract. Spencer had a career-high 11 sacks last season.
Posted Jan. 18, 2013
Spencer will play in his first Pro Bowl, replacing the injured Clay Matthews of Green Bay.||||||| Fellow Cowboys Jason Witten and DeMarcus Ware were also picked for the NFL's all-star showcase that will be played in Honolulu on Jan. 27, a week before the Super Bowl.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
The Dallas Cowboys have placed Spencer on the inactive list for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| Spencer is dealing with a strained pectoral.
Posted April 23, 2012
Spencer has signed the contract tender that goes with the franchise tag by the Dallas Cowboys.||||||| Spencer is guaranteed to make about $8.8 million next season under the one-year deal announced Monday. A first-round pick out of Purdue in 2007, Spencer has 21.5 sacks in 76 career games, including 53 starts. He has started all but one game the past three seasons

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