Henry Melton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jerry Jones says CB Morris Claiborne has justified a fifth year, but DT Henry Melton another story

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gave different answers Tuesday when asked about the future of two key defensive players, providing an idea of the direction they could go with the contracts of defensive tackle Henry Melton and cornerback Morris Claiborne. Jones was optimistic about Claiborne’s..." January 20

  • Cowboys put DT Melton on season-ending IR

    ESPN Dallas "Henry Melton's season has ended and so too quite possibly has his time with the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys placed the defensive tackle on injured reserve on Tuesday with a bone bruise to his right knee, and signed veteran linebacker James Anderson. Melton, who signed a one-year deal with a..." December 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Sources: #Cowboys DT Henry Melton sustained a leg injury that could knock him out for the playoffs. MRI today, but it’s considered serious

  • Former Bears DT Henry Melton agrees to terms with Cowboys

    CBS Sports "If you like solving riddles on Twitter, former Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton has a doozy for you. OK, it's not a riddle that's real hard to figure out, especially when the Cowboys official reporter announced Tuesday night that the team had agreed to terms with Melton, a contract..." March 18

  • Henry Melton being sued for biting bar owner in kidney

    Pro Football Talk "Texas-native Henry Melton is continuing his visit with Cowboys officials, a process which generally includes dinner with team officials. But it was a previous quick bite outside Dallas that has Melton in the middle of another bit of business that could deal with large sums of..." March 18

  • No shortage of suitors for free-agent DT Henry Melton, including Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys are still in the running for Chicago Bears free agent defensive tackle Henry Melton. Melton, one of the top interior linemen still left on the market, is scheduled to visit the Cowboys on Monday, according to a source. Melton’s visit to Valley Ranch will give the Cowboys..." March 17

  • $1M lawsuit targets Bears DT Melton

    Chicago Tribune "The owner of a Texas sports bar is seeking more than $1 million in damages from Bears defense tackle Henry Melton because he says Melton bit him and drew blood during a brawl in December. Police in Grapevine, Texas, charged Melton with misdemeanor assault and public intoxication after the..." March 14

  • Forte hopes Melton, Tillman return but confident in Emery

    Chicago Tribune "Running back Matt Forte hopes former Pro Bowlers Henry Melton and Charles Tillman return to the Chicago Bears’ defense during free agency, but he also has confidence in general manager’s Phil Emery’s plan to rebuild a defense that allowed more yards last season than any in team history. “We..." March 14

  • Melton’s agent says player didn’t instigate bar fight

    Pro Football Talk "As Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton continues the process of overcoming a serious knee injury and commences the process of overcoming an arrest, Melton’s agent has launched the process of proclaiming Melton’s innocence. “After investigating the matter, Henry Melton did not physically start..." December 26

  • Agent: Henry Melton was not 'physical' instigator for altercation

    SB Nation "Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton was not the physical instigator of the incident that resulted in his arrest Sunday morning, according to his agent, Jordan Woy, via the Chicago Tribune. Woy says that Melton did not "physically" start any altercation that evening, of course leaving the..." December 24

  • Bears acknowledge Henry Melton arrest

    Pro Football Talk "As the Bears prepare for face the Eagles, they have a distraction that isn’t as much of a distraction as it could have been. The team has issued a statement acknowledging reports that defensive tackle Henry Melton has been arrested in Texas. Melton has been injured since September. “We are..." December 22

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    Brad Biggs @BradBiggs

    #Bears DT Henry Melton will undergo surgery to repair torn ACL in left knee on Thursday in Florida. Dr. James Andrews will perform surgery.

  • Bears fear ACL tear for DT Melton

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Bears do not have definitive word on the health of Henry Melton but the team fears the Pro Bowl defensive tackle suffered a torn ACL in Sunday’s 40-23 victory over the Steelers at Heinz Field a source told the Tribune. Melton was injured in the fourth quarter and was taken off the..." September 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears DT Henry Melton tore his ACL - out for the year.

  • WR Earl Bennett making progress, starts running

    Chicago Sun-Times "A day after defensive tackle Henry Melton was running as part of his recovery from a concussion wide receiver Earl Bennett did the same. During the portion of practice open to the media on Tuesday Bennett was jogging and stretching with his teammates. Coach Marc Trestman said it was the first..." August 28

  • Melton expected to be ready for opener

    ESPN "Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton is expected to be medically cleared next week from a concussion and be ready for the regular season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 8. Melton who suffered the concussion on Aug. 9 wore a helmet and participated in the individual open..." August 28

  • Franchise tag, no long-term deal for Bears' Melton

    Chicago Tribune "Henry Melton gets it. The Pro Bowl defensive tackle might not have been pleased with how contract negotiations transpired this offseason, but he never publicly complained. He never openly discussed financial terms. And he never protested by not showing up for offseason workouts. So when..." July 16

  • Henry Melton to play on 1-year deal

    ESPN "Defensive tackle Henry Melton won't reach agreement on a long-term deal with the Chicago Bears by Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline and will play under his one-year $8.45 million tender, which he had previously signed, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder. Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony..." July 15

  • Storms keep Marshall, Melton away

    ESPN "Travel-related issues caused by recent storms in the Chicagoland are believed to have forced a handful of Chicago Bears players to miss the final day of the club's voluntary three-day minicamp on Thursday, including Pro Bowlers wide receiver Brandon Marshall and defensive tackle Henry Melton...." April 18

  • Bears place franchise tag on Melton

    CSN Chicago "Henry Melton has gone from fourth-round draft pick to a Pro Bowler in his fourth NFL season. The defensive tackle who was headed toward unrestricted free agency March 12th will be sticking around for at least another season, after the Bears beat Monday's deadline and placed their franchise tag on..." March 02

  • Bears put franchise tag on DT Melton

    Chicago Tribune "Henry Melton wants to stay in Chicago, and the Bears want the Pro Bowl defensive tackle to anchor the line for years to come. But will the sides come to a long-term deal before the start of the next season? Friday was the first step in the process. The Bears placed an NFL franchise tag on..." March 02

  • Bears put franchise tag on DT Melton

    Chicago Tribune "Henry Melton wants to stay in Chicago, and the Bears want the Pro Bowl defensive tackle to anchor the defensive line for years to come. But will the sides come to a long-term deal before the start of the next season? Friday was the first step in the process. The Bears placed an NFL franchise..." March 01

  • Tag in play for Bears, Melton on Monday

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears can play tag with Henry Melton beginning Monday, a measure that would ensure the defensive tackle remains in place for 2013. NFL teams have from Monday through March 4 to apply the franchise tag in advance of free agency and the start of the new league year March 12. Barring a..." February 16