Dallas Cowboy’s Defensive End Anthony Spencer to Have Season-Ending Knee Surgery
The Dallas Cowboy defense will be short a defensive lineman for the next few weeks and possibly the rest of the season. That player is veteran defensive end Anthony Spencer. Spencer has been battling a problem in his left knee for the majority of this off-season. He even had minor arthroscopic procedure early in the off-season, which was suppose to have him ready to go by the start of the regular season. He would not be ready by then though as he missed the season opener against the New York Giants. Now he did play in week two’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, but was not able to go this past week.
“Here’s a case of a guy you almost have to tie him up to get him off the field,” owner Jerry Jones said of Spencer. “He was so diligent in his rehab. The individual that I have the most empathy for is Spencer (Pictured on the right) because of the type of person he is.” Although that may seem like a vote of confidence from Jerry, Spencer is on a one year contact with the franchise, and with the emergence of George Selvie, Anthony may be looking for a new home next off-season if the injuries continue.