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Henry Melton

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Cowboys | Henry Melton injury update

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:16:39 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton (knee) is going through the process and should be ready by the start of training camp. "Like all of the injured players he's just going through his rehab process, right now," Garrett said. "He had the surgery, I believe in October. We feel like it's a reasonable timetable to see him at some point this spring or training camp. He's responded well to the surgery."

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Cowboys | Even more on Henry Melton

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 06:28:00 -0700

Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton receives $5 million in 2014. If he's on the roster the first day of the 2015 league calendar, he'll receive three more years at $8 million per season with $9 million guaranteed for 2015.

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Cowboys | More on Henry Melton

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:12:52 -0700

Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton's one-year deal becomes a four-year deal if he's on the roster the first league day of the 2015 season.

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Cowboys | Henry Melton's deal for one year

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:55:37 -0700

Updating a previous report, the financial terms are not yet available, but the deal between the Dallas Cowboys and DT Henry Melton is a one-year deal with an option year, according to a source.

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Cowboys | Agree with Henry Melton

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:04:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) on a multi-year deal, reuniting him with defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who coached him for three years with the Chicago Bears. "I'm excited to come back home and work with Rod and get back to my Pro Bowl form," Melton said Tuesday, March 18. Financial terms are undisclosed.

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Cowboys | Unlikely to land Jared Allen

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:34:25 -0700

With just $7 million in cap space for the Dallas Cowboys after the DT Henry Melton deal, that makes Dallas an unlikely landing place for free-agent DE Jared Allen (Vikings).

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Cowboys | Henry Melton nearing deal

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:33:01 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys and free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) are putting the final touches on a multi-year deal Tuesday, March 18, according to a source. Financial terms were undisclosed.

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NFL | Henry Melton's knee fine

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:09:57 -0700

Free-agent DT Henry Melton (knee) checked out fine physically when he met with the Dallas Cowboys Monday, March 17, and he remains in contract talks with the Cowboys and other teams, according to a source. Melton is on schedule with his rehab, and Dallas believes he'll be ready for the start of next season, but not necessarily the start of training camp.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Clarence E. Hill Jr.

Rams | Henry Melton visiting

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:24:03 -0700

The St. Louis Rams are visiting with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) Tuesday, March 18.

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Vikings | In mix for Henry Melton

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:05:42 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are in the hunt for free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears).

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Seahawks | Not a favorite for Henry Melton

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:04:22 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks visited with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears), but they're not believed to be in as much pursuit as the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings.

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Cowboys | Henry Melton visiting

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:01:14 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) is visiting with the Dallas Cowboys Monday, March 17, but a deal is unlikely tonight.

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Cowboys | Henry Melton to visit

Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:47:13 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) Monday, March 17.

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Cowboys | Expected to meet with Henry Melton

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:53:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) is expected to visit the Dallas Cowboys this weekend. However, he was deep in negotiations with the Seattle Seahawks late Saturday, March 15.

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Seahawks | Negotiating with Henry Melton

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:48:50 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks and free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) are deep in negotiations Saturday, March 15, according to a source.

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Cowboys | Henry Melton to visit

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:26:16 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys will visit with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) Friday, March 14, or over the weekend.

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Seahawks | Henry Melton to visit

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:44:44 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks will visit with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) Friday, March 14.

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Vikings | Still in pursuit of Henry Melton

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:44:52 -0700

Despite agreeing to re-sign DT Fred Evans, the Minnesota Vikings remain in the hunt for unrestricted free-agent DT Henry Melton. Signing Melton, however, would likely mean the end of DT Kevin Williams' time in Minnesota.

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NFL | Henry Melton facing lawsuit

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:59:25 -0700

Unrestricted free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) is facing a lawsuit for allegedly biting the owner of a Grapeville, Texas bar following a reported Dec. 23, 2013 altercation. Donald Payne has filed a suit for more than $1 million, stating Melton punctured his skin near one of his kidneys.

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Vikings | Henry Melton to visit

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:19:58 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to meet with free-agent DT Henry Melton (Bears) Thursday, March 13.

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Raiders | Interested in two DTs

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:11:42 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have shown interest in free-agent DTs B.J. Raji (Packers) and Henry Melton (Bears).

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NFL | Multiple suitors for Henry Melton

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:47:45 -0800

Chicago Bears impending free-agent DT Henry Melton has multiple suitors, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Melton intends on testing the open market, and it doesn't sound like it will take very long for him to find work. Wherever he lands, he will be a starter, and a solid option in fantasy leagues which use individual defensive players.

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Bears | Earl Mitchell could be target

Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:41:26 -0800

The Chicago Bears could pursue Houston Texans impending free-agent DT Earl Mitchell this offseason if they are not able to re-sign impending free-agent DT Henry Melton.

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Bears | Henry Melton on his way out?

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:05:17 -0800

It becomes easier for the Chicago Bears to fill impending free-agent DT Henry Melton's spot through the draft after the team re-signed DT Jeremiah Ratliff Wednesday, March 5. Melton's representation fully expects him to speak with other teams March 8, when free agents can negotiate with other clubs. Melton isn't expected to receive a huge deal on the open market, though.

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Cowboys | Henry Melton would be interested in joining team

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:59:32 -0800

Jordan Woy, agent for Chicago Bears impending free-agent DT Henry Melton, said Melton would be interested in signing with the Dallas Cowboys this offseason, because he is from Dallas and has played for defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli before.

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Bears | Want to re-sign Henry Melton

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:15:41 -0800

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has indicated the team wants to bring back DE Henry Melton, saying he "has made progress" with personal issues, but in the end money will be the deciding factor.

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Bears | Henry Melton unsure of return

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:45:42 -0800

Chicago Bears impending free-agent DT Henry Melton said he is not sure if he will re-sign with the Bears this offseason. The Bears have not made a contract offer to Melton at this point and are not expected to place the franchise tag on him.

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Bears | Henry Melton arrested

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:29:34 -0800

Chicago Bears DL Henry Melton (knee) was arrested Sunday, Dec. 22, for assault with bodily injury and public intoxication in Texas.

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Bears | Henry Melton ruled out

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:23:02 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and has been ruled out for Week 4.

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Bears | Make roster moves

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:07:05 -0700

The Chicago Bears signed DT Landon Cohen (Cowboys) Friday, Sept. 27. In a corresponding move, the team officially placed DT Henry Melton (knee) on injured reserve.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:18:24 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps), DT Henry Melton (knee) and CB Charles Tillman (knee, groin) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 26. Melton will not play in Week 4.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:16:37 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton (knee), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) and CB Charles Tillman (groin, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Bears | Henry Melton tears ACL

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 09:06:10 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Henry Melton (knee) tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament in the team's Week 3 game, and is out for the season.

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Bears | Henry Melton carted off

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 20:05:11 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Henry Melton (knee) suffered an apparent left knee injury in the fourth quarter of the Week 3 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He tried to walk to the sidelines, but could not make it and was carted off to the locker room. DE Nate Collins replaced him.

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Bears | Henry Melton expected to play Week 1

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:39:28 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton (concussion) is expected to be cleared to play by Week 1. He is expected to receive clearance next week and participate in practice.

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Bears | Henry Melton expected to get clearance soon

Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:19:47 -0700

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said DT Henry Melton (concussion) is on track to receive clearance to practice Monday, Sept. 2, or Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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Bears | Two still working through concussion protocol

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:53:06 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (concussion) and DT Henry Melton (concussion) remained sidelined for practice Monday, Aug. 26, as they continue to take steps of the concussion protocol to return to the field.

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Bears | Earl Bennett, Henry Melton to miss preseason game

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:18:59 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (concussion) and DT Henry Melton (concussion) will both miss the team's next preseason game and are being closely monitored from their concussions. Neither player has been practicing, either.

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Bears | Several missing from practice

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:29:26 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (concussion), QB Matt Blanchard (hand), DT Corvey Irvin (ankle), LS Patrick Mannelly (rib), DT Henry Melton (concussion), DE Cheta Ozougwu (hamstring)and FB Harvey Unga (rib) each missed practice Monday, Aug. 19.

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Bears | Henry Melton still being evaluated

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 10:04:56 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton (concussion) is still being evaluated under the NFL's concussion protocol.

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Bears | Henry Melton injured in preseason opener

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 18:43:25 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton (concussion) suffered a concussion in the first quarter of the preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers Friday, Aug. 9, and he was unable to return.

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Bears | Henry Melton dealing with illness

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:50:07 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Henry Melton (illness) was limited during practice Friday, July 26, because he is dealing with an illness. He believes he will be able to fully participate in practice Saturday, July 27.

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Bears | Henry Melton not surprised by no extension

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:26:27 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton expected to play under the one-year franchise tag he signed earlier in the offseason, and said there are decisions to be made after the 2013 season. "There are a lot of decisions to be made, especially after this season,'' Melton noted. "A lot of the defensive guys, their contracts are going to be up after the season. … Guys like Peanut (Tillman) and Major (Wright). There are just a ton of decisions to be made."

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Bears | Henry Melton won't strike a deal

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:56:49 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton will play on his one-year franchise tender, as the two sides won't strike a deal before today's deadline.

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Bears | Remain far apart with Henry Melton

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 20:27:17 -0700

The Chicago Bears and DT Henry Melton remain far apart in long-term contract negotiations, according to a source. The deadline to sign franchised players to long-term deals is Monday, July 15.

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Bears | Some chatter on Henry Melton deal

Fri, 12 Jul 2013 05:48:55 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton said he has heard some chatter about signing him to a long-term deal before the franchise tag's Monday, July 15 deadline. Either way, he said he's not sweating it.

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Bears | Henry Melton negotiations stalled

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:14:29 -0700

The Chicago Bears haven't made progress in negotiations with franchised free-agent DT Henry Melton.

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Bears | Henry Melton not worrying about contract

Fri, 17 May 2013 15:37:42 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton said he is not worrying about his contract situation and will allow the team to decide whether they want to sign him to a long-term contract. "I'm not going to really think too much about it," Melton said. "It's a decision that comes from within and upstairs if they want to keep me long term. We're just kind of talking through some things. Everyone is getting set up and getting the drafted guys done. Hopefully we can sit down and get something done."

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Bears | No talks with Henry Melton

Thu, 16 May 2013 11:06:11 -0700

The Chicago Bears have had no progress with DT Henry Melton on a long term contract extension after Melton signed his franchise tender. "I'm not going to really think too much about it," Melton said. "It's a decision that comes from within and upstairs if they want to keep me long term. We're just kind of talking through some things. Everyone is getting set up and getting the drafted guys done. Hopefully we can sit down and get something done."

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Bears | Henry Melton signs tender

Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:26:46 -0700

Chicago Bears franchise free-agent DT Henry Melton has signed his one-year tender and is scheduled to make $8.45 million in 2013. The Bears will have time to sign Melton to a long-term deal.

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