“I put my own stamp on things for sure,” Spencer said. “When you look at the issues from last year, you’re going to make changes and make yourself more effective. ... My philosophy is not so much to just be more aggressive, but I want them to come out of that first day of camp getting the job done and being effective in certain situations.
“All that’s not going to change (because of the new rule). Sometimes things might happen where something inadvertent might cause there to be contact above the shoulders. Sometimes that might happen and I’m just going to tell our guys to forget about it and play the next play. The sad thing will be if an ejection occurs because of that, then you’re going to steal the defense (from the game).”