Add Anthony Spencer to play-out-tag list

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With this afternoon’s deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign long-term deals with their teams, several have already pulled the plug.

Along with the previously reported Colts punter Pat McAfee and Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton, it appears Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer will play out the year on his one-year offer, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.

Of course, talks broke off last month on a long-term deal, which made it appear unlikely he’d be tied to the Cowboys beyond this season, after t tags.

Spencer’s already signed his $10.6 million tender.