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Bears Slap Franchise Tag On DT Melton

Defensive tackle Henry Melton will be going nowhere this offseason, as the Bears placed the franchise tag on him late Friday evening. Monday at 3 p.m. was the deadline for teams to designate a player with the franchise tag. The franchise tag for defensive tackles is $8.45 million, according to Albert Breer from the NFL […]

Bears at Packers Thursday Injury Report

Chicago Did not participate: RB Marion Barber (calf), LB Lance Briggs (ankle), QB Jay Cutler (thumb), RB Matt Forte (knee), WR Devin Hester (ankle) Limited participation: TE Kellen Davis (back), DL Henry Melton (shin) Green Bay Out: T Bryan Bulaga (knee), WR Greg Jennings (knee) Did not participate: DE Ryan Pickett (concussion) Limited participation: LB […]

Seahawks at Bears Wednesday Injury Report

Seattle Did not participate: WR Doug Baldwin (ankle), DE Raheem Brock (calf), G Robert Gallery (hip), LB David Hawthorne (knee) Full participation: CB Kennard Cox (hamstring), LB Leroy Hill (neck), QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral), T Jarriel King (hamstring) Chicago Did not participate: LB Lance Briggs (not injury related), QB Jay Cutler (right thumb), RB Matt […]

Monday Night Football Preview: Bears at Lions

Tossed to and fro, from pushing Atlanta aside, to being pushed aside by New Orleans and Green Bay, the Bears season so far has changed many directions.  At its highest peak, the team’s fortunes were most northern after an impressive Week 1 domination of the Falcons, to the most southern point after falling to the […]

Two Steals for Bears: Scouting Henry Melton; finding Tyler Clutts

Two impact players on both sides of the ball. In Week one, Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton tapped into his inner-John Randle and took down Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan a total of seven (two sacks, five QB hits) times. Clearly, it was the most dominant performance by a Bears “three-technique” tackle since Tommie Harris was […]

Bears, Barber Batter And Bruise Bills; 10-3 The Good: Amobi Okoye looked sharp with two sacks. During the first series, Henry Melton had a tackle for loss on C.J. Spiller. Melton, now at 292 pounds, continues to show encouraging signs of becoming a standout interior lineman. Marion Barber is still in his prime. Barber rushed seven times for 45 yards and […]

Former Bear Harris Compares DT Melton To John Randle

Bulked Up To 295 Pounds Who needs Anthony Hargrove when you have Henry Melton. The team’s 2009 fourth-round draft pick is a physical specimen, and ex-Bear defensive tackle Tommie Harris knows all about the former college running back’s explosiveness: “Henry Melton is one of the most explosive guys I’ve ever seen,” said Harris, who just […]

Bears Hoping Melton Will Step Up in 2011

The Bears have some high hopes for DL Henry Melton, who had 13 tackles last season but was not a starter. Bears defensive lineman Henry Melton finished with 13 tackles, and he didn’t start any games. But the former fourth-round pick has endeared himself to his coaches, and he appears in line to take the […]

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