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Dallas Cowboys won’t resign Melton but sign others

Henry Melton’s option on his contract has not been picked up by the Dallas Cowboys. Melton was a free agent pickup last season after spending four seasons with the Chicago Bears. Melton was mainly used as a pass-rush specialist. The Cowboys felt like bringing back Melton for just a limited role at the price he would have garnered, didn’t seem practical. He would have made over...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Vindicated As Cowboys Cut Henry Melton

For all the flak the Chicago Bears have been getting lately for their draft maneuvering, and deservedly so, it’s fair to say they’ve made at least one or two heady roster decisions over the past year.  One that took a little while to provide vindication was letting Henry Melton go. At the time it seemed like a bad gamble.  Melton was their best interior pass rusher but was...
Via Sports Mockery
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Henry Melton To Be FA After Cowboys Decline 3-Year/$24M Option

The Henry Melton experiment is over in Dallas according to various reports. The Cowboys have declined to pick up the three-year, $24 million option on defensive tackle Henry Melton’s contract, making him an unrestricted free agent for the second consecutive offseason. The Cowboys had until Sunday to inform Melton whether they would exercise the three-year option on his contract...
Via Thacover2
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys To Decide On Henry Melton’s Option By Sunday

According to Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas, the Cowboys will have to let DT Henry Melton know by Sunday if they plan to pick up his three-year option. Doing so would guarantee Melton $9 million for the 2015 season, which is a lot of money for team like the Cowboys, who have a limited amount of cap space and some notable free agents to address. If Dallas ultimately decides to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Why drafting a defensive tackle is biggest need

Henry Melton For the Dallas Cowboys, no position group has been hit harder this offseason than the defensive line. Two of their best players–not just linemen, mind you, but players–are gone, DeMarcus Ware to the Broncos and Jason Hatcher to the hated Redskins. That’s why drafting a defensive tackle is crucial to the success of this 2014 team. It is easily Dallas’s biggest...
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Change to free agency approach

The Dallas Cowboys seem have changed their approach to the offseason. They are typically the team that overpays what is said to be one of the top free agents available. This has been the theme for many years and often puts them in a tough spot when it comes to managing their cap space. With that said they seem to have left their previous notions of free agency behind them. The Cowboys...
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: With draft looming, questions abound

General manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman have some key decisions to make regarding the draft (Photo credit- Brian Spurlock- USA Today Sports) With more questions than answers so far, one thing is for certain. The Chicago Bears will look different in 2014. Changes to the coaching staff, different schematic outlooks on defense and a second year under head coach Marc...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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