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Marcus Spears

Marcus Spears - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 03/08/1983
Birthplace Baton Rouge, LA
College LSU
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 20th pick by Cowboys

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Ravens dispute report of private workout with Missouri QB Gabbert

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Ravens are disputing a report from The Sporting News that the team has scheduled a private workout with Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert.

Zbikowski's boxing and football careers could be on rise

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
As his profile as a pro boxer grows, Ravens S Tom Zbikowski's pro football career could be on the upswing, too, particularly if the Ravens do not re-sign starting SS Dawan Landry.  

Zbikowski schedules more fights

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Ravens safety-turned-boxer Tom Zbikowski will fight three more times in the coming weeks.

Ravens FS Nakamura asks for support for Japan

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Ravens FS Haruki Nakamura, a Japanese-American, has issued a statement asking for help to his homeland after the disasters that struck the country in recent days.

Ravens' Zbikowski victorious in second career fight

Posted March 13, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski won his fight on Saturday evening in Las Vegas and is preparing to enter the ring again soon.

Foxworth: Financial info from NFL 'laughable'

Posted March 10, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
Ravens CB Domonique Foxworth, one of the more vocal player reps, called the financial information provided by the NFL "laughable" during an interview with CNBC.

Zbikowski, Ochocinco want to box each other

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
A war of words on social media may have sparked a fight between Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski and Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco.

CB Carr open to re-signing with Ravens

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Ravens CB Chris Carr would be amenable to re-signing with Baltimore, he told PFW.

Ravens NT Ngata signs franchise tender

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Ravens NT Haloti Ngata signed his franchise tender on Wednesday, worth $12.476 million.

AFC North free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC North.

Ravens hope Kindle can regain long-term health

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Despite sitting out the season with a skull fracture, OLB Sergio Kindle is working hard to return to the football field, according to AFC Whispers.

Harbaugh: Signing Yanda a 'priority'

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
At the Scouting Combine, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh indicated that re-signing OG-OT Marshal Yanda, who's slated to be an unrestricted free agent, is "going to be a priority for us."

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2013
Spears has agreed to a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| Although the Super Bowl champions have lost several key players during free agency, they've enhanced their defensive line by signing Chris Canty and Spears, who has 89 starts over his NFL career.
Posted Nov. 10, 2010
The Dallas Cowboys have placed Spears on injured reserve, ending his season.||||||| Spears injured his calf Sunday in the third quarter against Green Bay. The sixth-year veteran out of LSU had 24 tackles this season, including one for a loss.
Posted Aug. 06, 2010
Spears will miss the rest of training camp and possibly the start of the regular season with a sprained left knee.||||||| Spears is expected to be out four to six weeks after getting hurt late in Thursday's second practice. Since the slight ligament tear won't require surgery, there is a chance Spears could be back for the Sept. 12 season opener at Washington.
Posted April 06, 2010
Spears has signed his tender to remain with Dallas for another season.||||||| Spears was one of the Cowboys' two first-round draft picks in 2005, the 20th overall. He started in 15 of 16 2009 games and made 50 tackles with 2 1/2 and 16 quarterback pressures.
Posted July 30, 2006
Spears tore cartilage in his right knee in the first workout of training camp Saturday and will have arthroscopic surgery Sunday that will keep him out up to three weeks.||||||| Spears, a first-round pick before last season, had the start of his career slowed by injuries to the same knee, right ankle and right calf during his first training camp. He still managed to break into the starting lineup midway the season, and is expected to hold down the left end of Dallas' 3-4 front again this season.

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