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SO LONG, COWBOY: Sun sets on Spencer’s career in Big D | Dallas defender to go marching on in The Big Easy | Anthony Spencer reunited with Rob Ryan

IRVING, Texas – When word got out that defensive lineman Ben Gardner had obtained Anthony Spencer’s jersey number for the upcoming offseason workouts, most assumed Spencer’s eight-year tenure with the Dallas Cowboys was over. 

VETERAN COWBOY ON A MISSION: Dallas Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer dedicated to rehabilitation and recovery

Dallas Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer: | 6:11 | Anthony Spencer gives an injury update, and talks about what it has been like trying to recover from microfracture surgery. (Watch | Listen) IRVING, Texas – While yesterday’s (Friday) focus was mainly on the near-50 players at the Dallas Cowboys rookie minicamp, defensive end Anthony Spencer was […]

IN CAREER RELAUNCHING MODE: Dallas Cowboys re-sign DE Anthony Spencer to one-year contract | NFL Free Agency 2014

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys answered one of their final lingering questions of this offseason this afternoon.

HURRY UP AND WAIT MODE: A slight chance for the Dallas Cowboys to keep defensive linemen Jason Hatcher and Anthony Spencer

IRVING, Texas – From a Dallas Cowboys-centric point of view, here is the good and bad just a little less than two months away from the start of free agency. First, the bad. As we all know by now, the Cowboys once again will have to engage in their yearly fat-trimming to get under the […]

2013 PURSE CURSE: Dallas Cowboys Anthony Spencer latest hit on NFL Franchise Tag list

IRVING, Texas – The news that Anthony Spencer has undergone season-ending microfracture surgery on his injured knee continues an extensive curse of the franchise tag early this year. Half of the eight players who received the tag are either likely to miss the entire season or haven’t played a snap this year. Spencer is now […]

MICROMANAGING ENDS: Options without Anthony Spencer for duration of Dallas Cowboys 2013-2014 season

IRVING, Texas – With the news coming from Jerry Jones today, of the likely knee surgery for Anthony Spencer ending his season, lets take a look at the options for the Cowboys and how they will manage this situation. You have to give Jerry and Stephen Jones along with Will McClay and these scouts a […]

$10.63 MILLION MICROFRACTURE: Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer could miss remainder of 2013-2014 season

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys will be without Anthony Spencer for several more weeks and possibly the rest of the season, according to owner/general manager Jerry Jones, who said the defensive end could need microfracture surgery. “It’s a real setback,” Jones told 105.3 “The Fan” in Dallas this morning. “It could be out for […]

COWBOYS 2013 INJURY UPDATE: Anthony Spencer surgery a success, should be ready for start of the season

Defensive end Anthony Spencer had successful surgery on his left knee today (Thursday), according to his agent Jordan Woy. Spencer will be be sidelined about a month while recovering, likely keep him out the majority of the preseason. He should be ready for the start of the season. The surgery was necessary after Spencer experienced […]

COWBOYS 2013 INJURY UPDATE: Anthony Spencer knee surgery scheduled; young players get opportunity

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer will require surgery on his left knee later this week. An MRI confirmed a bone bruise after Spencer aggravated the knee during the team’s conditioning test Saturday. Spencer has been pained by the knee since the team’s OTAs in May and sat out the minicamp last month in hopes […]

PLAYING FOR A CONTRACT: No long-term deal for Anthony Spencer

Ever since the Dallas Cowboys placed the franchise tag on defensive end Anthony Spencer in March it was a long-shot that they would be able to sign him to a long-term deal. The depressed free-agent market have driven the prices down and Spencer, though he wants to stay in Dallas, had no intention of taking […]

HANDS-ON APPROACH: Anthony Spencer and DeMarcus Ware working with instinctive DE Kyle Wilber this spring

Anthony Spencer watched Kyle Wilber fill in for him at defensive end in the OTAs and mini-camp, and he said Wilber showed instinct for the position. “He’s quick off the ball,” Spencer said of the second-year player, drafted in 2012 as an outside linebacker but moved to defensive end in the switch to the 4-3. […]

AGENT CONFIRMATION: Anthony Spencer commits to a long-term agreement

Anthony Spencer and the Dallas Cowboys haven’t been able to agree on a long-term contract extension, but that probably wasn’t on Spencer’s mind over the weekend. Spencer’s agent, Jordan Woy, confirmed Monday that his client recently got married. Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray tweeted a picture Sunday of himself standing with teammates Sean Lee and […]

SALARY CAP RELIEF: Tony Romo and Anthony Spencer extension talks this week

PHOENIX – The Cowboys don’t have a long term deal done with quarterback Tony Romo or linebacker Anthony Spencer, but executive vice president and director of player personnel Stephen Jones said it’s important. Jones said he expects the Romo extension will get done, he just doesn’t know when at this point. “Quarterbacks usually take precedent,” […]

JERRY’S CHECKBOOK: Anthony Spencer accepts $10.6 million franchise tag

Agent Jordan Woy, who represents Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton as well as Dallas Cowboys pass rusher Anthony Spencer, confirmed Friday that both players have “accepted” their franchise tags and will sign in the near future. Melton will be guaranteed $8.45 million under the tag, but Woy expects to concentrate on a long-term deal […]

HAWAIIAN DELIGHT: Dallas Cowboys 2012-2013 Pro Bowl experience with Jason Witten, Anthony Spencer

.. Left photo: Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) and linebacker Anthony Spencer (97) pose with hula girls U’ilani LaBoy (right) and Aureana Tseu (left) at NFC media day. Right: Dallas Cowboys mascot Rowdy poses with Polynesian dancers at the 2013 Pro Bowl tailgate party. AFC free safety Jairus Byrd of the Buffalo Bills […]

PRO BOWL ROSTER CHANGE: Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer replacing Clay Matthews

Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer was named today to the Pro Bowl roster, replacing Green Bay’s Clay Matthews, who will not participate because of an injury. It marks the first Pro Bowl appearance for Spencer, whose presence will give the team three Pro Bowl honorees this season. Spencer’s selection also will up the financial […]

ROB RYAN RADIO NETWORK: Anthony Spencer will relay defensive plays, Gerald Sensabaugh the backup signal caller

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan opted to have linebacker Ernie Sims call the signals last week, but Sims was sidelined after only five plays with a concussion. Teams can designate only two defensive players to wear a radio helmet, and that left Anthony Spencer to go back to having Ryan in his ear. "I […]

RELEASE THE HOUNDS: Time for Rob Ryan’s D to showcase Anthony Spencer, DeMarcus Ware

IRVING, Texas — It’s hard to have much hope for the Dallas Cowboys’ defense right now. Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is basically holding open tryouts to try to plug holes at inside linebacker and in the secondary. The recent results have been about as pretty as the pictures of a shirtless Ryan that surfaced after […]

READY FOR RAVENS: Anthony Spencer returns to practice, anticipates playing

Linebacker Anthony Spencer returned to practice Thursday on a limited basis. He did miss mostly individual drills and some third-down work as he continues to be cautious with the strained pectoral muscle that kept him out the Bears game two weeks ago. Spencer plans to do more in practice on Friday in anticipation of playing […]

STRONG WILL, UNBEARABLE PAIN: Anthony Spencer tried to go but couldn’t

ARLINGTON, Texas – Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer missed Monday night’s game against Chicago with a right pectoral muscle injury. Spencer said he tried to work out Sunday afternoon, but it just made the injury worse. "Did some stuff (Sunday) and it wasn’t strong enough," Spencer said. "It just got a little more sore." […]

NEXT MAN UP: Big opportunity for Victor Butler with Anthony Spencer out

Dallas Cowboys’ outside linebacker Anthony Spencer is not expected to play Monday night against the Bears with a shoulder injury that has forced him to miss all week of practice. Spencer remains on the injury report as “questionable” to play but sources inside Valley Ranch suggest the sixth-year pro will not be able to face […]

INJURY UPDATE: Dallas Cowboys OLB Anthony Spencer out vs. Chicago Bears

While an earlier source had said that Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer would play tonight against the Chicago Bears despite missing practice all week with a strained pectoral, a source with direct knowledge of the situation later confirmed Spencer would not play. Spencer, a key cog in the NFL’s top-ranked defense, is officially listed […]

SIGNED AND SEALED: Anthony Spencer officially signs franchise tender

Anthony Spencer has officially signed his franchise tag tender of $8.8 million, fully guaranteeing his contract for the 2012 season. Don’t call it a mere coincidence Spencer finally signed the tender just a few days leading up to the NFL Draft. While the Cowboys issued the tender back in February, the club had the option […]

2012 ROSTER: Dallas Cowboys decision on Anthony Spencer will be crucial

Obviously this team has a ton of decisions to make here in this offseason. From the changes to the coaching staff, and the decisions to keep certain free agents, which ones to sign from other teams and then certainly the ratings and grades of the college prospects entering the draft. Of them all, I keep […]