IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys are putting the franchise tag on linebacker Anthony Spencer for the second consecutive season.Spencer's agent, Jordan Woy, wrote in a tweet Monday that the Cowboys and their sack leader from 2012 would work on a long-term contract. Spencer had a career-high 11 sacks last season.Under the franchise tag in 2013, a player is paid according to a formula based on salaries for the past five years at the position...
IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have released safety Gerald Sensabaugh to clear more room under the salary cap.Sensabaugh, a four-year starter for the Cowboys, sent a tweet Monday saying he had been released for cap purposes.The team reported on its website that the move saves $1.4 million under the cap, and the Cowboys avoid paying his $3 million salary in 2013.
PITTSBURGH (AP) William Gay is heading back to the Pittsburgh Steelers.The veteran cornerback has agreed to a three-year deal with Pittsburgh, a move that should give the Steelers some insurance if unrestricted free agent Keenan Lewis decides to play elsewhere. Financial terms were not disclosed.The 28-year-old Gay spent the first five seasons of his career in Pittsburgh before signing with the Arizona Cardinals last spring.