Franchise Tag for Almost Anthony?
Several probably saw this already, but the Cowboys might put the franchise tag on Almost Anthony Spencer.
That would be worth a one-year deal for $8.8 million.
Granted, he plays in DeMarcus Ware’s shadow. Granted, he was fourth on the team in tackles with 51 solos and 15 assists. And granted, he has been durable for the past three years.
But he has yet to record more than 6.0 sacks in a single season. And consider this: that is the same number of sacks that Shante Carver recorded in 1997 during his final year with the Cowboys.
Carver went down as a first-round bust, never playing a down in the NFL after 1997. Spencer is going to make $8.8 million?
Anyway, here are his stats from P-F-R:
What do you think?