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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

Report: Ravens WR Stallworth could return this week

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Ravens WR Donte' Stallworth could see the field in Week Nine for the first time since Dec. of 2008.

Ravens' pass defense falters after strong start

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
A Ravens pass defense that allowed only 119.0 net passing yards per contest in its first four games, allowed an average of 316.0 net passing yards in the team's final three games before the bye.

Mason has surgery on pinkie, will be ready for next game

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Ravens WR Derrick Mason had surgery on his broken right pinkie on Monday. He said on Fox 1370 Sports Radio in Baltimore that he will be ready for the Ravens' next game against the Dolphins in Week Nine.

Cundiff hits game-winner in OT as Ravens fend off Bills

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Billy Cundiff kicked a 38-yard field goal with 10:57 left in overtime after Ray Lewis stripped the ball from tight end Shawn Nelson, and the Baltimore Ravens squeezed past the winless Buffalo Bills 37-34 Sunday.

Reed, Ayanbadejo activated from Ravens' PUP list

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Ravens have activated FS Ed Reed and LB Brendon Ayanbadejo from the PUP list, making them eligible to play in Week Seven vs. the Bills.

Reports: Ravens will place OT Gaither on I.R.

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Ravens will reportedly place OT Jared Gaither (back) on season-ending injured reserve. He has missed all of the preseason and regular season.

Will NFL's hitting video scare players straight?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
In the NFL's new getting-tough-on-headhunters video campaign, league football operations head Ray Anderson dictates the difference between clean and dirty. Warning: The distinction is slight.

McGahee looks to still have role with Ravens

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Ravens RB Willis McGahee didn't play a single offensive snap in Week Six, but it appears his total lack of work vs. the Patriots is not a sign of things to come.

Scout's Notebook: Ravens OLG Ben Grubbs

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Ravens OLG Ben Grubbs from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Ravens, Brady trade trash talk following game

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Following the Patriots' 23-20 OT win over the Ravens, a pair of Baltimore defenders said they wanted to face New England again. Tom Brady responded with some jabs of his own on Monday.

Patriots rally to beat Ravens in overtime

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Stephen Gostkowski's 35-yard field goal with 1:56 left in overtime gave the Patriots their eighth straight win after a bye week, with a 23-20 victory over the Ravens.

Patriots-Ravens prediction

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects a close game in Foxborough but believes the Ravens have too many weapons on both sides of the ball and will come out with the victory.

Gaither's window to play in 2010 may be closing

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Ravens ORT Jared Gaither hasn't played all season because of a back injury, and the clock is ticking on whether he'll suit up for Baltimore this year.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in the Week Six game between the Patriots and Ravens.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to keep an eye on in the Week Six game between the Patriots and Ravens:

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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