The Dallas Cowboys have placed their franchise tag on outside linebacker Anthony Spencer for the second straight year, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Spencer played in 14 games for the Cowboys this season, recording 95 tackles while posting a career-high in sacks with 11.
According to Spencer’s agent, Jordan Woy, the Cowboys and Spencer will now look to work towards completing a long-term agreement.
The 29-year-old linebacker has 361 tackles and 32.5 sacks in six seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.
Dallas placing franchise tag on Anthony Spencer.—
Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 04, 2013
Dallas Cowboys will franchise tag Anthony Spencer for 2nd year in a row. We will work on long term deal.—
Jordan Woy (@JordanWoy) March 04, 2013