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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

Midseason headliners — for better or worse

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman's ability to stage fourth-quarter comebacks helps explain why the Buccaneers are PFW's choice as the most surprising team at the halfway point. Read on to discover our picks for best team, most disappointing team, league MVP ...

Jones must get out of own way

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:16 a.m. ET
The Cowboys hit rock bottom Sunday night with an overmatched offensive line and no running game, but it has been a void in leadership that has left a Super Bowl-caliber roster performing like an expansion franchise.

Cowboys' reeling continues in 45-7 loss to Pack

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:18 a.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 289 yards and three touchdowns, Brandon Jackson scored twice and Green Bay routed the free-falling Cowboys 45-7 on Sunday night.

Packers-Cowboys prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the Week Nine Packers-Cowboys game.

Cowboys continue to struggle at free safety

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 11:09 p.m. ET
Dallas' long-standing problems at free safety haven't been alleviated by Alan Ball, who is proving to be no more than a stopgap, according to NFC East Whispers.

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Cowboys must examine right side of O-line

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys headed into this season feeling good overall about their offensive line, but problems have cropped up at almost every spot.

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Colledge does not practice for Packers

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The most noteworthy development on the Packers-Cowboys Thursday injury report was the disclosure that starting OLG Daryn Colledge (back) did not participate in the Thursday practice after seeing limited action in the practice the previous day.

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Cowboys sign CB McCann to 53-man roster

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have elevated CB Bryan McCann from their practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Cowboys release former third-rounder Williams

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released former third-round pick LB Jason Williams, whose contributions had been mostly on special teams.

Kitna doesn’t spell doom for Cowboys’ receivers

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The fact that QB Jon Kitna is starting for the injured Tony Romo doesn't mean you should abandon hope for the Dallas receiving corps.

Cowboys' Jones should make coaching change

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
As if it wasn't clear in last Monday's loss to the Giants, the Cowboys confirmed on Sunday that they are a team that will lose a lot of games this season.

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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