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Spencer Ware | Running Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (22) / 11/23/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 229
College: LSU
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Free agent RB Spencer Ware was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of DUI.
Ware was booked into jail in Kent, Washington at 3:21 AM. No other details are available. It's Ware's second DUI arrest in nine months; he was busted in January but had the charges dropped in July. Ware was part of Seattle's final cuts over the weekend. The 2013 sixth-rounder tried to make the switch from fullback. Sep 2 - 9:43 PM

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Seahawks waived RB Spencer Ware, TE RaShaun Allen, CB Akeem Auguste, RB Demitrius Bronson, WR Arceto Clark, QB B.J. Daniels, G Caylin Hauptmann, T Nate Isles, C Patrick Lewis, WR Chris Matthews, DE Benson Mayowa, S Terrance Parks, TE Morrell Presley, DT Andru Pulu, FB Kiero Small, DT Jimmy Staten, S Steven Terrell, LB Korey Toomer and WR Bryan Walters.

Ware, a 2013 sixth-rounder, tried to make the move from fullback to tailback. But with the Seahawks only keeping three backs (Marshawn Lynch, Robert Turbin, Christine Michael), he never had a shot. Interestingly, the Seahawks chose to keep seven wide receivers -- a group which includes former UDFA Phil Bates. B.J. Daniels is a practice squad candidate.
Aug 30 - 7:06 PM

Seahawks RB Spencer Ware has nine carries for 28 yards through three preseason games.

He's added two catches for 13 yards. Most troubling for his roster chances, Ware worked behind someone named Demitrius Bronson in Friday's preseason game, as well as Marshawn Lynch, Christine Michael, and Robert Turbin. A 2013 sixth-rounder out of LSU, Ware's odds of making the 53 seem bleak.
Aug 23 - 12:42 PM

According to the Seattle Times, Spencer Ware "appears basically just a tailback now" after working at fullback last offseason.

A second-year hammerhead power back out of LSU, Ware's reps have increased with Marshawn Lynch holding out. His running style is more similar to Lynch's than Christine Michael or Robert Turbin. Expected to make the Seahawks' 53-man roster, 22-year-old Ware is worth a stash in deeper Dynasty leagues.
Jul 30 - 9:11 PM

DUI charges against Seahawks FB/RB Spencer Ware have been dismissed.

The 2013 sixth-round pick was popped for DUI in January. On Friday, a judge ruled the arresting officer "lacked reasonable suspicion of DUI at the time he initiated the traffic stop." A favorite of Rookie Scouting Portfolio's Matt Waldman coming out of LSU, Ware figures to see more carries this preseason after spending last year at fullback. He's a deep sleeper in a deep backfield.
Jul 21 - 3:14 PM

Seahawks FB Spencer Ware's pre-trial hearing for DUI is set for March 3.

Ware was arrested in the early morning the day after the Seahawks' Divisional Round win over the Saints. Ware allegedly blew a .124 and a .122 after preforming poorly on a field sobriety test. This arrest certainly does not help his roster chances in 2014.
Feb 10 - 7:52 PM

KING News 5 in Seattle reports Seahawks FB Spencer Ware was arrested for DUI early Sunday.

Placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury in October, Ware was a sixth-round pick out of LSU. Jail records show Ware was booked into jail at 1:56 AM, and released at 4:23 AM after posting $1,000 bond. The arrest won't help Ware's 2014 roster chances. He is a fullback-tailback hybrid.
Jan 12 - 6:29 PM

Seahawks placed RB Spencer Ware on injured reserve with an ankle injury, ending his season.

Ware had been sidelined since Week 2. With Derrick Coleman (hamstring) also ailing, the Seahawks had to clear a roster spot for Michael Robinson, who was re-signed on Tuesday. Ware was the No. 194 pick of April's draft. He'll be back to compete for a roster spot next summer.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 02:05:00 PM

Seahawks declared RB Spencer Ware (ankle) inactive for Sunday's Week 3 game against the Jaguars.

Ware sustained a sprain late in the Week 2 win over the 49ers. It means Christine Michael is active. The rest of the Seahawks inactives: DB Jeron Johnson, LB Malcolm Smith, DL D'Anthony Smith, DL Benson Mayowa and DL Jordan Hill.
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 03:06:00 PM

Seahawks rookie RB/FB Spencer Ware suffered a "significant" ankle sprain on the final play of Sunday's Week 2 win over the 49ers.

Ware, the No, 194 overall pick, played seven snaps in the victory after sitting on the sidelines for the entire season opener in Carolina. If he's going to be sidelined for upwards of a month, the Seahawks may just place him on I.R.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 08:40:00 PM

Rookie RB/FB Spencer Ware played tailback -- not fullback -- in the Seahawks' preseason opener and rushed seven times for 32 yards and a touchdown, adding a four-yard reception.

He also excelled in blitz pickup and made a special teams tackle. A sixth-round pick out of LSU, Ware seems to have settled in at tailback rather than pushing FB Michael Robinson, which the coaching staff initially projected. Ware runs with Lynchian power and can make cuts, which he did on his six-yard touchdown carry against the Chargers. Ware is a solid Dynasty league prospect, even though he's currently low on Seattle's depth chart.
Fri, Aug 9, 2013 03:18:00 PM

Seahawks signed sixth-round RB/FB Spencer Ware to a four-year contract.

Ware is a north-south runner with some bulk and toughness, and he's expected to spend the majority of his time at fullback with the Seahawks. We wouldn't expect him to see many carries outside of a few short-yardage situations.
Thu, May 16, 2013 03:13:00 PM

Coach Pete Carroll stated at rookie minicamp that the Seahawks will use sixth-rounder Spencer Ware at both tailback and fullback.

Ware's primary position will be fullback, but he reported at 218 pounds and plays with some violence, like a poor man's Marshawn Lynch. "He’s going to work at both," Carroll said. I want him to learn to play fullback for us and compete at that spot. We know he can run, he’s a really aggressive tough runner. We love that about him. So we are trying to transfer that nature to the fullback spot."
Sat, May 11, 2013 12:40:00 AM

Rookie Spencer Ware will play fullback for the Seahawks.

The Seahawks used college quarterback Michael Robinson as their fullback last year, but he's not a true lead blocker. At 5'10/228, Ware could carve out a role in jumbo packages. He's not going to get any carries with the Seahawks sporting Marshawn Lynch, Robert Turbin and Christine Michael at tailback.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 08:54:00 PM

Seahawks selected LSU RB Spencer Ware with the No. 194 overall pick.

Ware (5-10, 228) was one of many committee backs in LSU's run-heavy offense, rushing 295 career times for 1,249 yards (4.23 YPC) and ten touchdowns. He added 39 career catches. Ware is a potential short-yardage specialist with a thick build and some power, but he's not going to run around or away from anyone. He's just a flier for the RB-rich Seahawks.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 04:59:00 PM

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9David Carr
10Rex Grossman
11Vince Young
12Brady Quinn
13Kevin Kolb
14Jordan Palmer
15Tyler Thigpen
16Caleb Hanie
17Thad Lewis
18Ricky Stanzi
19Josh Portis
20Garrett Gilbert
21Keith Wenning
22Brad Sorensen
23Seth Lobato
24Logan Kilgore
25Jordan Rodgers
26Bryn Renner
27Brendon Kay
28Brett Smith
29James Franklin
30Jerrod Johnson
31Adam Weber
32Nate Enderle
33Chase Rettig
34Tommy Rees
35Brock Jensen
36Pat White
37Trent Edwards
38John Parker Wilson
39Nick Stephens
40G.J. Kinne
41Alex Tanney
42Tyler Wilson
43Ryan Katz
44Colby Cameron
45Kyle Padron
46James Vandenberg
47Mike Hermann
48Nathan Stanley
49Dalton Williams
50Matt Brown
51Caleb TerBush
52Tim Jenkins
53Dayne Crist
54Tajh Boyd
55Stephen Morris
56Collin Klein
57Rusty Smith
58Keith Price
59Alex Carder
60Kory Faulkner
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2Michael Bush
3Brandon Jackson
4D.J. Ware
5Beanie Wells
6Andre Brown
7Ryan Torain
8Jalen Parmele
9BenJarvus Green-Ellis
10Jamie Harper
11Chris Rainey
12Darrin Reaves
13Stephen Houston
14Terrance Ganaway
15Alvester Alexander
16Jeremy Stewart
17D.J. Harper
18Alex Green
19Zurlon Tipton
20Tim Cornett
21Evan Royster
22Phillip Tanner
23Brandon Saine
24Jewel Hampton
25Zach Brown
26Jeff Demps
27Spencer Ware
28Lance Ball
29Isaac Redman
30Dion Lewis
31Mikel Leshoure
32Ray Rice
33Delone Carter
34Javarris James
35Josh Vaughan
36Darren Evans
37Cierre Wood
38Stefphon Jefferson
39Michael Hill
40Ronnie Wingo
41Kendall Gaskins
42Deonte Williams
43Bradley Randle
44Quentin Hines
45De'Leon Eskridge
46Shaun Draughn
47Armond Smith
48Anthony Allen
49Damien Berry
50Richard Murphy
51William Powell
52David Fluellen
53Roy Finch
54Tim Flanders
55Jordan Lynch
56George Atkinson III
57Zach Bauman
58Terrance Cobb
59Dominique Williams
60Jordan Roberts
61Orwin Smith
62Tauren Poole
63Edwin Baker
64Derrick Strozier
65Demitrius Bronson
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2Michael Bush
3Ryan Torain
4Beanie Wells
5Andre Brown
3RB1Michael Bush
2D.J. Ware
3Beanie Wells
4Andre Brown
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2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Tony Fiammetta
7Chris Pressley
8Brit Miller
9Kiero Small
10J.C. Copeland
11Chad Young
12Kadeem Jones
13Maurice Hagens
14Roosevelt Nix
15Quinn Johnson
16Harvey Unga
17Owen Marecic
18Shaun Chapas
19Dorson Boyce
20Eric Kettani
21Owen Schmitt
22Brian Leonard
23Greg Jones
24Evan Rodriguez
25Collin Mooney
26Braden Wilson
27Zach Boren
28Lonnie Pryor
29Jordan Campbell
30Ben Bartholomew
31Ina Liaina
32Toben Opurum
33Stephen Campbell
34James Baker
35Ryan D'Imperio
36Cameron White
37Alex Debniak
38Ryan Roberson
39Jonathan Amosa
40Rupert Bryan
41Devonte Campbell
42Michael Zordich
43Jourdan Brooks
44Emil Igwenagu
45Nate Eachus
46Jon Hoese
47Ben Guidugli
48Eddie Williams
49Karl Williams
50Chad Abram
51Nikita Whitlock
52Brock Bolen
WR11Laurent Robinson
2Nate Burleson
3Jabar Gaffney
4Santonio Holmes
5Michael Preston
6Titus Young
7Darius Johnson
8Julian Talley
9Deonte Thompson
10Lamont Bryant
11Ryan Whalen
12Jamar Newsome
13Greg Childs
14Kevin Hardy
15Tim Benford
16Josh Bellamy
17LaRon Byrd
18Keenan Davis
19Kain Colter
20Erik Lora
21Taulib Ikharo
22Freddie Martino
23Terrence Toliver
24Richard Goodman
25Ben Obomanu
26Devery Henderson
27Naaman Roosevelt
28Johnathan Haggerty
29Matt Willis
30Lavelle Hawkins
31Brett Swain
32Chaz Schilens
33Brian Robiskie
34Tiquan Underwood
35Charly Martin
36Robby Toma
37Carlin Isles
38Jonathan Krause
39Colin Lockett
40Will Murphy
41Javontee Herndon
42Donte Foster
43Travis Labhart
44Seth Roberts
45Chandler Jones
46Marcus Lucas
47Roy Roundtree
48Skye Dawson
49Chad Bumphis
50Marcus Jackson
51Derek Moye
52Kamar Jorden
53Nicholas Johnson
54Jordan White
55Chris Summers
56Emmanuel Arceneaux
57Kerry Taylor
58Jeremy Kelley
59Sederrick Cunningham
60Dan Buckner
61Zach Rogers
62Josh Lenz
63Mark Harrison
64Cole McKenzie
65Jamal Miles
66Rashad Evans
67Tyrone Goard
68Sam McGuffie
69T.J. Moe
70Jasper Collins
71Joseph Anderson
72Brandon Carswell
73Jeremy Ebert
74Bert Reed
75Terrell Sinkfield
76Jheranie Boyd
77Eric Rogers
78Erik Highsmith
79Chip Reeves
80Mike Davis
81Cody Hoffman
82Kadron Boone
83Torrence Allen
84Quintin Payton
85Wilson Van Hooser
86C.J. Goodwin
87Seantavius Jones
88Andrew Peacock
89Rashaad Carter
90Demetrius Fields
91Scott Pillar
92Kevin Smith
93Julius Pruitt
94Mardy Gilyard
95Jon Baldwin
96Chastin West
97LaQuan Williams
98Diondre Borel
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Davone Bess
3Jerome Simpson
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6David Nelson
7Donald Jones
8Clyde Gates
9Austin Pettis
10Kealoha Pilares
11Earl Bennett
12Jordan Shipley
13Jacoby Ford
14Mohamed Massaquoi
15Micheal Spurlock
16Steve Breaston
17Brandon Banks
18Raymond Radway
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23Da'Rick Rogers
24Aaron Mellette
25Robert Gill
26Donte' Stallworth
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29Willie Snead
30Greg Hardin
31Eric Thomas
32Ryan Lankford
33L'Damian Washington
34Lacoltan Bester
35Nick Williams
36Charles Hawkins
37Alex Gillett
38Fred Williams
39Dominique Croom
40Emory Blake
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44Chris Harper
45Brandon Collins
46Tray Session
47Lanear Sampson
48Alec Lemon
49Lamaar Thomas
50Martel Moore
51Nicholas Edwards
52David Douglas
53Dale Moss
54Jeff Fuller
55Isaiah Williams
56David Ball
57Devin Aromashodu
58David Reed
59Jarett Dillard
60Dezmon Briscoe
61Tim Toone
62Duke Calhoun
63Roberto Wallace
64Bobby Sewall
65Ronald Johnson
66Terrence Austin
67Early Doucet
68Deon Butler
69Darius Reynaud
70Tori Gurley
71Joe Adams
72Devon Wylie
73Marvin McNutt
74Devin Goda
75Kevin Elliott
76Jared Green
77Mike Willie
78Michael Calvin
79Taveon Rogers
80Perez Ashford
81Rodrick Rumble
82Ryan Spadola
83Jerry Johnson
84Andrew DePaola
85James Shaw
86Brandon Kaufman
87Patrick Crayton
88Chris Boyd
89Jason Thompson
90Weston Dressler
91Omarius Hines
92Gerrard Sheppard
93Andy Cruse
94Anthony Amos
95R.J. Webb
96Andrew Helmick
97Jordan Harris
98Anthony McClung
99Kelsey Pope
100Tony Washington
101Jaz Reynolds
102Austin Franklin
103Micah Hatfield
104Alex Neutz
105Geraldo Boldewijn
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2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Laurent Robinson
5Davone Bess
TE1Adam Nissley
2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Kevin Boss
8Aaron Hernandez
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10D.J. Williams
11Daniel Graham
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14Steve Watson
15Justice Cunningham
16Andrew Szczerba
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18Sean McGrath
19Tommy Gallarda
20Marcel Jensen
21D.J. Tialavea
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23Justin Jones
24Asa Watson
25Evan Wilson
26Anthony Denham
27Cameron Brate
28Mike McNeill
29Hayden Smith
30Konrad Reuland
31Allen Reisner
32Jake Byrne
33Gerell Robinson
34Nelson Rosario
35Matt Furstenburg
36Ben Cotton
37David Rolf
38Chris Pantale
39Joe Sawyer
40Jordan Thompson
41Emmanuel Ogbuehi
42Joel Dreessen
43Ben Hartsock
44Visanthe Shiancoe
45Martin Rucker
46Cameron Morrah
47Jeron Mastrud
48Steve Maneri
49Dominique Curry
50Dedrick Epps
51Tom Crabtree
52Brody Eldridge
53Nate Byham
54Dan Gronkowski
55Zach Potter
56Colin Cloherty
57Evan Moore
58Jamie McCoy
59Nathan Overbay
60Martell Webb
61Travis Beckum
62Richard Quinn
63Jake O'Connell
64Isaiah Stanback
65Jason Schepler
66Chase Clement
67Adam Schiltz
68A.C. Leonard
69Rob Blanchflower
70Joe Don Duncan
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72Taylor Cook
73Colin Anderson
74Travis Tannahill
75Tim Biere
76Dominique Jones
77Michael Higgins
78Alex Silvestro
79Andre Hardy
80Cameron Graham
81Morrell Presley
82Jerome Cunningham
83Jake Murphy
84Brian Wozniak
85Erik Swoope
86Chase Dixon
87David Wright
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