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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

Cowboys bring back DE Spears

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and DE Marcus Spears agreed to contract on Friday, keeping the run stuffer in Dallas.

Cowboys DE Spears, S Owusu-Ansah to IR

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears and S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah will be placed on injured reserve to clear roster space for DL Jeremy Clark and Jimmy Saddler-McQueen.

Spears (calf) to miss 4-6 weeks

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcuse Spears suffered a calf strain in the team's Week Nine blowout loss to the Packers and will miss the next 4-6 weeks.

Four Cowboys starters cleared to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips announced Tuesday that four of his starters would return to practice from injury, with a fifth to return next week.

Cowboys lose another starter for the preseason

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Gerald Sensabaugh becomes the fourth Cowboys starter who will miss the rest of the preseason after injuring his left shoulder. His availability for the season opener is in jeopardy.

Spears sprains knee, out 4-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee Thursday in the team's final practice in San Antonio. He's expected to be sidelined 4-6 weeks, throwing into doubt his availability for Week One ...

Cowboys' Spears must work to keep job

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears' name was floated around the NFL draft in trade talks, and he could be fighting DEs Stephen Bowen and Jason Hatcher to keep his starting job.

Cowboys DE Spears signs tender

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys restricted free-agent DE Marcus Spears has signed his one-year tender, the team's Web site reported Tuesday.

Cowboys tender Austin at highest level

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 2:36 a.m. ET
In addition to offering tenders to a number of their free agents Thursday, the Cowboys have tendered breakout WR Miles Austin at the highest level, meaning that any team that wanted to sign him to an offer sheet would have ...

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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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