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Cowboys To Part Ways With DE Marcus Spears To Create Cap Space
The Cowboys will cut defensive end Marcus Spears, one of their most senior veterans.
Spears, 30, was scheduled to make $2 million this season and count $2.7 million against the salary cap. Before the move, the Cowboys were roughly $175,000 below the payroll ceiling set by the NFL.
The Cowboys will designate Spears as a post-June cut, meaning they can spread the $2.1 of dead money — a total equivalent to the guaranteed bonus remaining on his contract — over the next two years.
Once picked by former coach Bill Parcells to be one of the linchpins in the team’s 3-4 system, Spears now didn’t seem to have a role that suited him.
“Fans of Dallas thank u all so much for 8 yrs the good and bad times ill be moving on!!” Spears wrote on his Twitter account. “The support has been tremendous! From my family thx U.”
Source: Dallas Morning News
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