Found August 10, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton exited last night’s preseason opener due to injury, and he wasn’t able to return after being diagnosed with a concussion. Head coach Marc Trestman shared the news with reporters – including Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago – following the game. "Henry has a concussion and he'll be in a NFL concussion protocol situation right now and will be day-to-day," Bears coach Marc Trestman said. While Trestman lists Melton has day to day, the defensive lineman will have to pass four stages of concussion testing before he’s cleared to resume full-contact football activities. Melton isn’t likely to be cleared this week, as wide receiver Earl Bennett continues to recover from a concussion sustained last weekend. Melton was big for the Bears last season, accounting for 33 tackles and six sacks while clogging up the middle. As a result, Chicago used their franchise tag on him following his Pro Bowl season. Melton was replaced by Nate Collins after exiting with the head injury. Beyond Melton, Chicago’s long-snapper Patrick Mannelly and fullback Harvey Unga suffered rib injuries during the game. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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