Anthony Spencer targets season opener

July, 25, 2013
OXNARD, Calif. - Dallas Cowboys starting defensive end Anthony Spencer hopes to be back in two to three weeks after undergoing successful surgery on his left knee Thursday in Dallas.

Tim MacMahon joins Richard Durrett and Landry Locker from Oxnard, Calif., to discuss the latest news from Cowboys training camp.

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"It went well," Spencer's Dallas-based agent, Jordan Woy said.

Spencer suffered a hyperextended knee during offseason workouts and re-injured the knee during his conditioning test at training camp last Sunday. An MRI revealed a bone bruise and minor surgery became an option.

Spencer, who was second on the team with 11 sacks in 2012, said he hopes to play in one preseason game and expects to be ready for the regular season opener against the New York Giants on Sept. 8 at AT&T Stadium.

Ben Bass has been taking first-team snaps at end in Spencer's place.
Calvin Watkins joined in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.



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