Cowboys release defensive lineman Marcus Spears


The Dallas Cowboys officially announced Wednesday that defensive lineman Marcus Spears will be designated for June 1 release.

Spears, 30 was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round (20th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

Scheduled to make $2 million dollars this season, Spears would have counted $2.7 million against the salary cap. The Cowboys will save 2 million dollars this year in cap space.

Marcus Spears via Twitter:

“Fans of Dallas thank u all so much for 8 yrs the good and bad times ill be moving on!! “The support has been tremendous! From my family thx U.”