Cowboys' Spencer starting to settle in

Updated: December 25, 2009, 8:52 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

The Cowboys' outside linebacker was getting close. He grabbed a quarterback here and there. He hit a quarterback here and there.

But nothing.

Meanwhile across the country, the man Anthony Spencer replaced, Greg Ellis, was getting sacks for the Oakland Raiders.

But along the way, a funny thing happened. Ellis got hurt and Spencer got better.

Over the past four weeks, Spencer has 3.5 sacks and 13 quarterback pressures and is becoming the player the Cowboys thought he ...

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