- Calvin Watkins, ESPN Staff Writer
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Outside linebacker Anthony Spencer didn't show up for the first day of the Cowboys' voluntary offseason conditioning drills Monday.
It's not a surprise because Spencer hasn't signed his franchise tag, worth $8.8 million, because he's hoping to get a long-term deal with the Cowboys.
If Spencer decides to work out with the team without signing the franchise tag, he must first reach a financial settlement with the Cowboys in case he gets injured during the offseason programs.
Miles Austin did the same thing in 2009 after he was given a first-and-third-round tender.
It's been a busy few days for Spencer.
He changed agents, leaving Roosevelt Barnes for Jordan Woy over the weekend, and he's now looking at the business side of the NFL