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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

Bulger's addition means Ravens serious about title

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
According to two NFL insiders, QB Marc Bulger still has starter-caliber talent, and Baltimore's signing of the veteran indicates the team believes it has a legitimate shot at winning a Super Bowl.

Ravens CB Williams suspended two games

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Ravens CB Cary Williams two games for violating its personal-conduct policy, multiple media outlets, including the club's official Web site, reported Thursday.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Ravens' Ellerbe could be valuable fantasy IDP

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Ravens ILB Dannell Ellerbe leads the list of five AFC North IDPs who could produce more than expected for fantasy football owners.

Five questions with Ravens QB Troy Smith

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
QB Troy Smith told PFW he's ready to lead the Ravens, even though he knows Joe Flacco is entrenched as the team's starter under center.

Football isn't Suggs' only love

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
PFW recently spoke with Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs about his filmmaking career, meeting Spike Lee, his reason for not attending OTAs and his relationship with Ravens head coach John Harbaugh.

Suggs believes workouts will ready him for camp

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
In an interview this week with PFW, Ravens OLB-DE Terrell Suggs, who worked out on his own during the Ravens' organized team activities, said he believed undertaking his own workout regimen will have him ready for training camp in late ...

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Report: Ravens TE Dickson agrees on three-year deal

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie TE Ed Dickson, a third-round pick from Oregon, has agreed on a three-deal with Baltimore, the club's official Web site reported Friday.

Ravens sign CB Harris

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Ravens announced Thursday that they have agreed in principle to a one-year contract with veteran CB Walt Harris.

Ravens sign Bulger as potential backup QB

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Ravens have agreed to terms with former Rams QB Marc Bulger, a league source told NFL.com.

Hamlin signing insurance for Ravens

Posted June 22, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The Ravens have actively looked for veteran cornerbacks and safeties as the offseason winds down, signing former Seahawks CB Travis Fisher in May and ex-Cowboys S Ken Hamlin and ex-49ers CB Walt Harris in June.

Ravens agree with rookie DT Jones

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Ravens have agreed with rookie DT Arthur Jones on a three-year contract, the club announced Monday. Jones is a fifth-round pick from Syracuse.

Report: Ravens agree with S Hamlin

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens and former Cowboys S Ken Hamlin have agreed on a one-year contract, ESPN reported Thursday.

Ravens face roster winnowing at PK, WR

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The Ravens' upcoming summer cuts at placekicker and wide receiver hold some intrigue.

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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