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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

Don't sleep on these Ravens just yet

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
The Ravens might look like they are in turmoil right now, but they have the character and wherewithal to come out of it stronger in the playoffs.

Ravens CB Jackson suspended four games

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Ravens CB Asa Jackson was suspended for the next four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Week 15 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Texans, Ravens, 49ers and Packers all have opportunities to clinch their respective divisions on Sunday.

Boldin's play a positive for Ravens offense in flux

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
How the Ravens' offense adapts after Cam Cameron's firing remains to be seen, but WR Anquan Boldin's steadiness has been a positive for the attack. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Leaders running in place

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
It was a lost week for the AFC North's top playoff contenders, but the Browns sure enjoyed themselves. 

49ers-Seahawks flexed to SNF in Week 16

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The 49ers-Seahawks game in Week 16 has been flexed to be on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.

Ravens fire Cameron, promote Caldwell

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Ravens fired offensive coordinator Cam Cameron on Monday and replaced him with quarterbacks coach Jim Caldwell, according to multiple reports.

Cousins replaces injured RG3, leads Redskins past Ravens

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Alfred Morris ran for 122 yards on 23 carries and a TD as the Redskins beat the Ravens in overtime despite Robert Griffin III being injured.

Friday's 60-second rant: How dangerous is Denver?

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
It's difficult to gauge how far the Broncos' have come since early-season losses, but using each week to improve could carry them a long way.

Key matchup: Redskins secondary vs. Ravens receivers

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
For Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' shorthanded secondary facing off against the Ravens' talented but inconsistent receivers.

Week 14 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers and Ravens can clinch playoff spots in Week 14, while the Texans and Falcons aim for first-round byes.

Report: Suggs has torn biceps

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs suffered a torn biceps in Week 13 and will seek a second doctor's opinion to determine if he can keep playing.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers finish with a flourish

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Don't forget about the Steelers. And don't pencil the Ravens in as AFC North champions just yet.

Batch, Suisham lead Steelers past Ravens

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Steelers a 23-20 victory over the Ravens on Sunday.

Steelers rule Roethlisberger out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Steelers officially ruled QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) out for Sunday’s game against the 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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