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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

NFL will fine McClain for hit

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Ravens LB Jameel McClain will be hearing from the league soon after his punishing hit on Steelers TE Heath Miller on Sunday night.

NBC improves to 13-0 on Sunday nights

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Steelers-Ravens game came right down to the end, which was good news for NBC.

Polamalu's big play leads Steelers into first place

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Redman with 2:51 left after Troy Polamalu forced a fumble with a sack of Joe Flacco, and the Steelers beat the Ravens 13-10 on Sunday night to gain sole possession ...

Steelers TE Miller leaves game with concussion

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Heath Miller left Sunday night's game against the Ravens with a concussion and will not return

McClain among Ravens inactives

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain will not play in Sunday night's game against the Steelers because of a sprained ankle.

Oher fined for in-game tweet

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Ravens OLT Michael Oher has been fined $5,000 for a violation of the league's social media policy as he sent out a message on Twitter during the team's Week 12 game vs. the Buccaneers.

'Spread' offense working for Ravens

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens have spread the ball almost equally to WRs Derrick Mason and Anquan Boldin and RB Ray Rice in the past six games, and it's hard to argue with the results. 

Newspaper reports Roethlisberger has broken foot

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has a broken foot but is expected to start for the team on Sunday night vs. the Ravens.

Ravens sign FB McKie

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens have signed FB Jason McKie and waived FS Ken Hamlin.

Roethlisberger wearing protective boot

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is wearing a protective boot on his sprained right foot, but he expects to play in Sunday's game against the Ravens.

Ravens remain perfect at home, beat Bucs 17-10

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, and the Ravens beat Tampa Bay 17-10 Sunday for their franchise record-tying eighth straight home win.

2011 AFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ noon ET
The Ravens will do whatever it takes to re-sign DT Haloti Ngata, even if it means slapping the franchise tag on him. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Ravens' Suggs looking like player of old

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
A disappointment in 2009, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs has recaptured the form that has made him one of the AFC's most feared pass-rush threats.

Ravens 'D' scores twice in 37-13 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Baltimore's defense returned consecutive interceptions of Brian St. Pierre for touchdowns in the fourth quarter, Joe Flacco threw for 301 yards and a TD and the Ravens beat the Panthers 37-13 on Sunday.

Ravens ORG Chester out Sunday

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Ravens will be without starting ORG Chris Chester in Sunday's game vs. the Panthers because of a high fever caused by an infected cut.

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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