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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

Running the 'Card table: Tom Danyluk's wildcard predictions

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW columnist Tom Danyluk breaks down the wild-card round action and offers his predictions.

Lewis, Pagano highlight emotional weekend

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Three of this year's wild-card games are whoppers, with the two Sunday games appearing to be quite fascinating.

Ravens' Lewis: 'This will be my last ride'

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Ravens ILB Ray Lewis told his team Wednesday, “this will be my last ride,” indicating the 17-year veteran will retire.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens rest, Browns start anew

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Bengals are playoff-bound — and pretty well-rested, all things considered. The Browns? They're making big changes. 

Dunlap's pick-six leads Bengals past Ravens

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday, sending the Bengals to a 23-17 victory over the Ravens.

Ravens battling through long list of injuries

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
The Ravens’ injury issues have been extensive on defense in 2012.

Ravens activate ILB Lewis

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The Ravens moved ILB Ray Lewis to the active roster and placed WR LaQuan Williams on injured reserve.

AFC North Spin cycle: The Steelers' wasted season

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens are AFC North champs, and the Bengals are playoff-bound, too. Meanwhile, the Steelers are left to ponder a lost season. 

Ravens rout Giants to win AFC North

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 309 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens defeated the Giants 33-14 Sunday to capture their second straight division crown.

Week 16 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
First-round byes and playoff spots are up for grabs in Week 16. See how it can happen in the playoff scenarios.

Ravens LB McClain done for the season

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Ravens LB Jameel McClain has a spinal cord contusion and is out for the rest of the season, head coach John Harbaugh announced Monday.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens wobbling down the stretch

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Ravens are in the playoffs, but they hardly look like contenders, and now they have to deal with the talented, desperate Giants. 

Broncos notch ninth consecutive win

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Chris Harris returned an interception 98 yards for a momentum-turning touchdown, and the Broncos beat the skidding Ravens 34-17 Sunday.

Expect more hands on deck in Ravens' offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
New Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell’s management style figures to be different than that of predecessor Cam Cameron.

Reports: Ravens' Lewis will not be activated this week

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Ravens will be without ILB Ray Lewis for at least one more game, according to reports.

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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