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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

WR Stallworth breaks foot, out two months

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
Ravens newly-acquired WR Donte' Stallworth broke his foot in Saturday night's preseason game against the Giants. He is likely to be out two months.

Gaither's back injury clouds Ravens' ORT picture

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Ravens ORT Jared Gaither missed the majority of training camp and was expected to miss all of the preseason because of a back injury, and whether he will be ready for the regular-season opener against the Jets on Sept. 13 ...

Ravens LB Kindle (head) not ruled out for season

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie LB Sergio Kindle will start the season on the PUP list but head coach John Harbaugh is not ruling him out for the entire 2010 season.

Ravens' OL Cousins leaves practice with headaches

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
ORT Oniel Cousins, who was slated to start ahead of the injured Jared Gaither, left practice Wednesday morning with headaches.

Ravens cut LS Katula, promote Cox

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
The Ravens released longtime LS Matt Katula on Saturday, choosing to have Morgan Cox handle their long-snapping duties after the undrafted rookie performed well Thursday night.

Report: Ravens, DB Jones agree

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens have agreed on a deal with undrafted rookie DB Brad Jones, the Carroll County (Md.) Times reported on Friday.

Zbikowski having solid summer for Ravens

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Word from Baltimore is Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski has played well in training camp, and that carried over to the preseason opener, where the third-year pro from Notre Dame made an impact both on defense and special teams in a ...

Ravens' Heap might merit late-round pick

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
Ravens TE Todd Heap isn't done being a starter-caliber performer, particularly in bigger fantasy leagues, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. And he comes with the added bonus of not having to be selected until the final rounds of a ...

Ravens place CB Harris on injured reserve

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Ravens have placed CB Walt Harris on injured reserve, the club's official website reported Friday. The club signed undrafted rookie CB Chris Hawkins to take his place.

Redskins trade for QB Beck

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they acquired QB John Beck from the Ravens in exchange for CB Doug Dutch.

Eagles sign ex-Ravens WR Washington

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles have come to terms with unrestricted free-agent WR Kelley Washington, an eighth-year veteran who is coming off his most productive season.

Ravens CB Foxworth tears ACL

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
An already banged-up Ravens' secondary suffered a major loss Thursday.

Ravens OLB Kindle will miss camp

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie OLB Sergio Kindle suffered a fractured skull in a fall at a home in Austin, Texas, late last week and will miss training camp, head coach John Harbaugh said Monday.

Report: Ravens, second-round pick Cody agree

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Ravens and DT Terrence Cody, a second-round pick from Alabama, have agreed on a four-year contract, The (Baltimore) Sun reported Monday.

Report: Ravens' Kindle in stable condition following head injury

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Ravens OLB Sergio Kindle is in stable condition after falling down two flights of stairs and injuring his head Thursday night at a house he was visiting in Austin, Texas, according to the team's official site.

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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