Found February 15, 2013 on Midway Illustrated:
The Chicago Bears face a predicament with Henry Melton that they could have avoided had they worked to sign him to a contract extension at the end of the 2011 season.  Melton's contract value went up because he enjoyed a Pro Bowl season in the final year of his rookie contract.  Now general manager Phil Emery faces the likelihood that he should prepare to sign third year defensive end Corey Wootton to a contract extension to avoid the same problem he now faces with Melton.  Corey Wootton is headed into the final year of his four year rookie contract at the same trajectory level of Melton.  Wootton struggled with injuries during his first two years in the NFL and had a decent third season in the NFL, call it a break out year.  Wootton took over the starting job and finished the season with eight sacks, eight QB hits and 17 hurries on the season.  With less than 60-percent of the total snaps played Wootton finished no worse than 40th in all the major pass rushing and run defen...
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