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Bears | Henry Melton happy with franchise tag

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton said he was honored to receive the franchise tag. He will make $8.45 million for the 2013 season if unable to reach a long-term deal by July 15. "It just feels good to be thought of so highly," Melton said. "Been a long road." Ideally, Melton said he would like to sign a long-term deal with the team.

2013-03-02 06:04:40 | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Sean Jensen

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