|49ers cut CB Shawntae Spencer|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, March 15, 2012 at 1:32 pm ET
Shawntae Spencer Profile
The San Francisco 49ers have cut veteran cornerback Shawntae Spencer, the team announced.
By cutting him, the 49ers save $3.3 million against the salary cap.
"The 49ers would like to thank Shawntae for his eight years of service to the organization and the Bay Area community," 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said in a statement. "He has always represented himself, his family and this organization with the utmost class. We wish him, and his family, the very best."
Spencer, 30, was a starter until last season when he played in nine games with no starts.
For his career, Spencer has 72 starts and 376 tackles, 11 interceptions, 58 pass deflections, 2 1/2 sacks and three fumble recoveries.
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