After a few days of reflection, former Bears C Olin Kreutz isn't going to retire. He wants to play for the right team.
Kreutz made six Pro Bowls as a Bear, but had lost a step. He'll surely latch on somewhere if he wants to, but he might not be assured of a starting job. Spencer is almost five years younger.
Spencer, for his part, has expressed deference to the player he's replacing.
"It’s part of the business," the 6-foot-3, 309-pound seventh-year veteran said. "A guy’s taking over for me in Seattle, and I respect the (heck) out of Olin.
"He’s been a great guy for me to watch over the years. I’m just coming in here to play my game and do what I can do to help this team win.
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