Shawntae Spencer

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Fans of the Oakland Raiders cheer against the New York Jets at O.co Coliseum on September 25, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Raiders take a few steps forward but many steps backward in disappointing 2012 season

This was supposed to be a year where the Raiders would finally have a winning season and possibly challenge for a playoff spot. But under new head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie, the team’s rebuilding efforts were largely unsuccessful. A few players showed promise but overall, it was a frustrating season for the organization and the team’s long suffering fans.

01/01/2013

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Despite Numerous Injuries, Raiders Ready To Take On The Buccaneers

The Raiders have 16 players in the injury list while the Bucs have only four. But Tampa Bay is missing left guard Carl Nicks who is a big part of the Bucs offense. Can the Raiders defense exploit his absence?

11/03/2012

Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gains three yards and a first down getting tackled by Shawntae Spencer #36 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ex-49er Cornerback Spencer Crossing Bay To Join Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Shawntae Spencer to a one-year deal in their latest move to bolster their depleted secondary.

03/19/2012

Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gains three yards and a first down getting tackled by Shawntae Spencer #36 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Release Cornerback Shawntae Spencer

The 49ers released the cornerback Thursday after he spent eight seasons with the team. The 30-year-old Spencer started every game in 2009 and 2010 but appeared in only nine games with no starts for coach Jim Harbaugh and the NFC West champions last season.

03/15/2012

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