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Sun, 01 Aug 2004 15:37:45 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have announced the release of LB Armegis Spearman.
Mon, 03 May 2004 21:25:35 -0700
Pete Dougherty, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers LB Armegis Spearman is one of three linebackers that will likely be battling for one roster spot.
Thu, 15 Apr 2004 13:13:49 -0700
Packers.com reports recently signed Green Bay Packers LB Armegis Spearman will compete for a backup role this season. The team is expected to utilize Spearman at both the weak-side and middle linebacker positions.
Wed, 14 Apr 2004 19:18:40 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have signed LB Armegis Spearman, according to Packers.com. Terms of the deal were not released.
Wed, 15 Oct 2003 11:02:45 -0700
José Miguel Romero, of the Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks brought in five linebackers for a workout on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Among the players were LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals) and LB Frank Chamberlin (Titans). The team gave no indication that a contract was offered.
Wed, 10 Sep 2003 18:23:23 -0700
Joseph Duarte reports the Houston Texans has waived LB Armegis Spearman off the practice squad.
Wed, 10 Sep 2003 14:06:13 -0700
The Houston Texans have waived LB Armegis Spearman from the practice squad, according to HoustonTexans.com.
Thu, 04 Sep 2003 12:09:19 -0700
The Houston Chronicle reports Houston Texans head coach Dom Capers said newly-acquired LB Armegis Spearman could see playing time on special teams and in certain defensive segments in the Sunday, Sept. 7 season opener against the Miami Dolphins.
Tue, 02 Sep 2003 16:09:25 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Houston Texans have signed free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals).
Sun, 31 Aug 2003 19:12:11 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals announced the release of LB Armegis Spearman.
Wed, 27 Aug 2003 05:02:46 -0700
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (hamstring) was not in pads for the team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 26. Spearman had been nursing a sore hamstring last week.
Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:17:50 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (hamstring) did not participate in drills Thursday, Aug. 21.
Thu, 21 Aug 2003 11:29:50 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (hamstring) did not participate in afternoon practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.
Wed, 20 Aug 2003 14:19:55 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (hamstring) missed the afternoon practice Tuesday, Aug. 19 but is expected back Wednesday. Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said Spearman is probably for the Saturday, Aug. 23 pre-season game against the Tennessee Titans.
Tue, 05 Aug 2003 09:06:23 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 4.
Mon, 04 Aug 2003 09:04:03 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (shoulder) should return to practice soon.
Wed, 30 Jul 2003 08:20:43 -0700
The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (shoulder) came out early from the afternoon workout on Tuesday, July 29, and had an ice pack on his right shoulder.
Wed, 02 Jul 2003 10:57:54 -0700
Chick Ludwig, of the Dayton Daily News, reports for the Sporting News that Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman has emerged as the top backup at all three linebacker positions.
Fri, 16 May 2003 01:35:54 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has moved LB Armegis Spearman to outside linebacker, according to Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson.
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 21:24:54 -0800
Updating previous stories, the Journal Sentinel reports restricted free agent LB Dhani Jones (Giants) visited with Green Bay Packers officials Monday in Green Bay and told one of his agents before leaving town that he was extremely impressed with the opportunity and the organization. The agent said Jones wouldn't even consider signing an offer sheet from the Packers unless it was substantially more lucrative than the one signed by LB Armegis Spearman that was later matched by the Bengals. The Packers apparently want him for the middle even though they think he can play both middle and weak. His compensation is a sixth-round draft pick.
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 19:38:12 -0800
Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman will now report to the Bengals voluntary workouts and he will be in town Sunday. "Today was an all-day process. Now that he’s matched, he’s 110 percent a Bengal," said agent David Levine. "That’s not going to be a problem. He’s flattered that the Bengals had some options to trade him and despite all that and the contract, they wanted to keep him." The Green Bay Packers tried to trade for Spearman on Monday after the Bengals decided to match their offer sheet.
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 13:38:36 -0800
As expected, the Cincinnati Bengals announced they have matched the offer sheet made by the Green Bay Packers to LB Armegis Spearman. "It's very positive for Armegis to have someone else pursue his services, but we think it's in our best interest to match the offer and retain him," said Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. "I've scouted him as an opposing coach, and I think he's got a very bright future."
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 10:13:47 -0800
Updating previous reports, Bengals.com reports the contract terms of the three-year, $3 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals) by the Green Bay Packers are: a $550,000 signing bonus with a $375,000 salary this year, $500,000 with a $250,000 roster bonus in 2004, and play-time incentives and escalators reaching $300,000 in the first two years. Then he is to make $1 million in 2005. He is still trying to convince the Bengals not to match the offer. He does not feel, despite what coach Marvin Lewis said, he will be given the opportunity to start in Cincinnati.
Fri, 14 Mar 2003 21:08:46 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Journal Sentinel reports the terms of restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman's (Bengals) offer sheet with the Green Bay Packers are: it's a three-year, $2.375 million deal that included a $500,000 signing bonus and base salaries of $375,000 in 2003, $500,000 in 2004 and $1 million in 2005. There are no incentives and his cap salary this year is a modest $541,666. As noted, the Bengals are expected to match the offer.
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 17:34:55 -0800
Updating previous reports, Cincinnati Bengals restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman expects the team to match the offer sheet given to him by the Green Bay Packers. He came to that conclusion after talking to coach Marvin Lewis. He said Lewis gave him every indication the Bengals will keep him by matching the contract, maybe as soon as Friday. "Coach Lewis said he’s trying to build a team with the best possible players," Spearman said. "He said the best players are going to play no matter the money." Lewis wouldn’t say Thursday if the Bengals are going to match.
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:53:59 -0800
Updating previous reports, Packers.com reports the Green Bay Packers have confirmed they have given restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals) an offer sheet. The Bengals have seven days in which to match the offer. If they do not, no compensation would be due from the Packers because Spearman came into the NFL as an undrafted rookie in 2000.
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:37:42 -0800
Updating previous reports, Bengals.com reports agent David Levine said the Green Bay Packers have signed restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals) to an offer sheet. The Packers told his client he comes to training camp as their starting middle linebacker, if he signs. The Bengals have the right to match the undisclosed offer, but Spearman is hoping the Bengals give him the chance to go be a starter instead of returning to Cincinnati as a backup. Levine indicated the offer is in the $1.7 million range over two years.
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 19:50:01 -0800
The Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers have placed their pursuit of free agent LB Charlie Clemons (Saints) on hold while they negotiate with restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals). Clemons reportedly is looking for a contract averaging in the range of $3.5 to $4 million, which is far more than the Packers would have to pay Spearman.
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 19:48:18 -0800
The Journal Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers negotiator Andrew Brandt has been working on an offer sheet for restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals) that his agent expects to receive Thursday. "Either we'll get it done with Green Bay or he'll go back to Cincinnati," agent David Levine said. "He'd be the starting middle linebacker in Green Bay and a backup in Cincinnati. We prefer the end result in Green Bay."
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 22:16:13 -0800
The Journal Sentinel reports restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman (Bengals) visited with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday and Monday. The Packers would not have to compensate the Cincinnati Bengals if they sign him because he was never drafted. "It went very well," Spearman's agent, David Levine, said of the visit. "I think the club likes him and we're just waiting to see if they'll do an offer sheet."
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 13:17:24 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have tendered an offer to restricted free agent LB Armegis Spearman.
Fri, 01 Nov 2002 12:12:08 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced that they have placed LB Armegis Spearman (ankle) on injured reserve, bringing an end to his 2002 season.
Wed, 30 Oct 2002 13:51:56 -0800
As an update to previous reports, Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (ankle) might be lost for several weeks after sustaining a severe high ankle sprain in the team’s last game. The Bengals won’t know for sure the prognosis of his ankle until later in the week.
Mon, 28 Oct 2002 10:50:43 -0800
The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman (ankle) was injured during Sunday’s game and was on crutches after the game.
Mon, 07 Oct 2002 22:05:36 -0700
Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals backup LB Armegis Spearman (knee) had an MRI which revealed he has a hyperextended knee that showed no instability. He’s listed as day-to-day.
Mon, 15 Apr 2002 19:56:24 -0700
Updating an earlier story, LB Armegis Spearman signed his one-year, $300,000 tender offer to remain with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Thu, 11 Apr 2002 17:20:11 -0700
Associated Press reports the Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed LB Armegis Spearman to a one-year deal.
Sun, 02 Sep 2001 09:19:26 -0700
CNN/SI reports the Cincinnati Bengals have placed LB Armegis Spearman on the injured reserve list.
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 06:56:07 -0700
The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman tore his pectora muscle in yesterday’s pre-season game. Results of his MRI will be revealed this morning. Trainer Paul Sparling said Spearman will probably require surgery. DT Tony Williams suffered a shoulder bruise, but should be ready for the season opener.
Wed, 22 Aug 2001 11:49:51 -0700
According to the Cincinnati Bengals official site, CB Mark Roman (chest contusion), CB Artrell Hawkins (upper respiratory infection), DE Kevin Henry (hamstring), WR Damon Griffin (hamstring), LB Armegis Spearman (ankle) and LB Takeo Spikes (ankle) are all probable for Saturday’s game. LB Brian Simmons (neck and shoulder) is questionable. WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (foot) has been downgraded to doubtful. FB Nick Williams (knee) is out. DE Jevon Langford (upper respiratory) is expected to return to practice today.
Sat, 11 Aug 2001 11:48:43 -0700
Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com Cincinnati Bengals backup C Roger Roesler is being examined for a possible broken bone in his foot. Other injuries from last night included, LB Armegis Spearman (ankle), MLB Brian Simmons (shoulder), RT Jamain Stephens (shoulder), FS Darryl Williams (torn forearm muscle) and WR Damon Griffin (hamstring). TE Marco Battaglia (knee) is expected to return to the lineup for next week's game.
Mon, 25 Dec 2000 16:14:03 -0800
With the whole off-season to recover, the Cincinnati Post reports starting ORT Willie Anderson left Sunday's game with a deep bruises on his shin and thigh and played very little in the second half. Rookie LB Armegis Spearman suffered a right turf toe injury and a left wrist injury but still managed 10 tackles. DT John Copeland reinjured his sore calf in the first quarter while chasing Eagles QB Donovan McNabb.