Cowboys’ Spencer signs $10.6 million tender
Dallas linebacker Anthony Spencer has signed a $10.6 million
one-year tender, securing his return to the Cowboys while he seeks
a long-term deal.
The Cowboys put the franchise tag on Spencer for the second
straight year, guaranteeing him a raise from the $8.8 million he
made as the team’s leading tackler in 2012. Spencer is moving to
defensive end with Dallas’ switch to the 4-3 defense.
The 29-year-old Spencer was the biggest question for Dallas in
free agency, which opened Tuesday. The six-year pro, who had a
career-best 11 sacks last season, was set to become an unrestricted
The Cowboys are less than $200,000 under the salary cap and
unlikely to make any big moves in free agency unless they
restructure more contracts.
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