How the Cowboys Defense will Improve in 2014

Photo Credit: Mr. Hernonymous via Compfight cc To be honest, I actually enjoy reading all the negative press about the Cowboys defense because I think it’s exactly what they need to keep them level-headed. Usually around this time of year is when analysts and journalists are hyping up DeMarcus Ware’s ageless athleticism, Sean Lee’s genetic knack for getting to the ball, or...
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Henry Melton, Back in the Fray

Hello all my fellow Cowboys Faithful! My name’s Mike and I’m new to DCN. I’m just like you – a quite avid The post Henry Melton, Back in the Fray appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
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Training camp Day One with the Dallas Cowboys

  (credit: dallascowboys.com) The Dallas Cowboys enter into the 2014 season’s training camp with a renewed, re-energized mentality. Faces will be missed, but they have been replaced and the new faces will soon have you learning their prospective numbers. This spring I had wrote that this season would largely depend on the job the scouts did on available players and how management...
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Mailbag: Cowboys burning questions amidst Training Camp.

Dallas, TX - The Dallas Cowboys landed in Oxnard, California for their annual Training Camp visit which means that Football is right around the corner. Before I myself join them I though I should take the time out to answer a few questions I’ve been getting over the past few days. Are the Cowboys more likely to weather the storm in case a few injuries take place? I believe they...
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Dallas Cowboys Injury Update: Henry Melton ready for training camp

Because of the torn ACL of Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee during mini camp, it's now crucial for linebacker Henry Melton to be on the field this season.#161468814 / gettyimages.comAccording to a Pro Football Talk article, Henry Melton will be cleared to play after he also tore his ACL last season. Melton is a key part of a defense that has struggled the past three years, as...
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Cowboys’ Quotable’s : Melton cleared, Romo ready to put back on burner

Dallas, TX - The Dallas Cowboys officially opened for Training Camp today and it seems as though optimism is coming through in waves. This is the time that folks put their best foot forward and build the team chemistry and camaraderie that according to NFL.com the Cowboys definitely need. We all know I feel about that talk so we move on. One thing has now become certain, Henry Melton...
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DT Henry Melton will be cleared to open Cowboys training camp

Henry Melton will be cleared to take part in the Cowboys first practice of training camp, sources said. The defensive tackle must pass Wednesday’s physical before his status becomes official. But club officials don’t anticipate any red flags to appear in Melton’s return from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
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Cowboys new defensive tackle Henry Melton has been cleared to play

Defensive tackle Henry Melton, an intriguing free-agent acquisition, will be cleared to take part in the first practice of training camp, according to the Dallas Morning News. Melton missed the entirety of offseason practices while recovering from ACL surgery. There was speculation that his rehab was behind schedule, so this is welcome news for the […] The post Cowboys new defensive...
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Report: Henry Melton cleared for camp

According to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News, Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton will be medically cleared and will practice when training camp opens up this week. The defensive tackle must pass Wednesday’s physical before his status becomes official. But club officials don’t anticipate any red flags to appear in Melton’s return from a torn anterior cruciate ligament...
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Dallas Cowboys Depth Chart Analysis: Defensive Tackles

Depth ChartHenry Melton - 6th Season(FA Addition)Terrell McClain - 4th season(FA Addition)Tyrone Crawford - 3rd Season(All with Cowboys)Amobi Akoye - 7th Season(FA Addition)Ken Bishop - Rookie(7th round pick)Nick Hayden - 6th Season(2nd with Cowboys)Chris Whaley - Rookie(Undrafted)Davon Coleman - Rookie(Undrafted)AnalysisThe Cowboys will be relying heavily on two players that spent...
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Henry Melton should be ready for training camp

Henry Melton is expected to be ready for training camp. The Dallas Cowboys do not being training camp until July 24 so there is no urgency for Melton to return to the field just yet. Melton is rehabbing from a torn ACL but expects to be ready come July. “Every week I get stronger and better,” Melton said via ESPN. “We’re just focusing on getting my knee as strong as possible...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton believes Brian Urlacher would be a great fit in Dallas

Cowboys defensive lineman Henry Melton believes Brian Urlacher would be a great fit in Dallas. Henry Melton said former Bears teammate Brian Urlacher would be a great fit for the Cowboys defense. — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) June 3, 2014 Melton played with Urlacher when they were both in Chicago with the Bears. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told the media on Tuesday that they...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton not expected to get on the field until training camp

According to DallasCowboys.com, defensive tackle Henry Melton is not expected to get on the field until training camp as he continues to recover from ACL surgery. In 2013, Sean Lee and Lance Dunbar had their seasons cut short with injuries, but expect both to be ready to go Tuesday when the team takes the field at Valley Ranch. Henry Melton will not be as fortunate and will make...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Charges dropped against Henry Melton for biting bar owner in the face

According to Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram,  charges against Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton have been dropped after being sued by a bar owner for biting him in the face. Good news for cowboys. Henry Melton's case dismissed. Charges dropped he reached a settlement w accuser. — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) May 21, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
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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...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton settles lawsuit with bar owner he allegedly bit

Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton was previously sued by a bar owner for biting and punching him back in December. According to the Dallas Morning News,  Melton and the owner have settled everything. “After sitting down together and talking face to face we have both agreed to drop our lawsuits,” according to a written statement provided by Dennie. “Talking openly and directly...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton settles lawsuit regarding alleged bite of bar owner

Just before defensive tackle Henry Melton signed with the Cowboys, he was sued by a Texas bar owner for more than $1 million for allegedly biting the man in the back during an incident December of last year. Melton, who countersued with a claim that he was attacked by employees of the bar, called it a “money grab” after signing with Dallas and it may have been a successful one...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Drawing early conclusions for Cowboys’ Draft day

The Cowboys have remained quiet after their signing of Henry Melton, and it seems as they will continue the trend until after the Draft. And why not? The players that are on the market right now are not team-altering must-haves. Therefore, it is in the best interest for the Cowboys to focus all their energy toward May and worry about free agents later. This year’s Draft is being...
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April 02, 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...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton reminds Jason Garrett of his background as a running back

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton hasn’t hesitated in reminding head coach Jason Garrett that he played running back in high school and college. “You see some of those running back traits in terms of quickness, explosiveness, change of direction,’’ Garrett said. “He was hurt...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett had a "long discussion" with Henry Melton over his talents as a running back

One interesting wrinkle that the Dallas Cowboys may employ in the coming season could be using recently signed defensive tackle Henry Melton as a running back in goal line situations. Jason Garrett spoke of the impact of the Melton signing, and while most of the focus will be on how Melton can improve a Dallas defense that was mighty porous last year, Henry apparently has other...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Cowboys need an OLB?

The Cowboys will enter the Draft feeling a little more comfortable after the signing of Henry Melton but needless to say that comfortable is not what their looking for. This defense needs a complete overhaul and by golly it’s going to happen. The Cowboys could be looking for upgrades at every position on the depth chart but starting at outside linebacker may do the most benefit...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett to use Henry Melton as a fullback in goal line packages

Not all of Jason Garrett’s time these days is spent hanging out with Tony Romo at college basketball games. Organized team activities begin in three weeks. The draft comes 21/2 weeks later. Action is about to heat up at Valley Ranch. The Cowboys head coach talks about the players the club has signed this off-season, his new emphasis on defense, his thoughts on a couple of...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones still involved as ever with Cowboys

The Cowboys' top free-agent signee Henry Melton brought hope to the organization when he noted that Jerry Jones didn't play any role in his recruitment. He basically said he didn't have any opinion about the owner. This seemed to be another indication that Stephen Jones has taken an even larger role at Valley Ranch. And though Stephen has his moments, the thought of him...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Just because Melton was signed, doesn’t mean tackle isn’t a need

Here at cover32 we would like to continue our offseason lists of the top prospects. After the Cowboys signed Henry Melton last week to fill the void of Jason Hatcher, some folks decided that defensive tackle wasn’t a big priority any longer. Well those folks could be more wrong, Melton is coming off an ACL surgery and people forget that it isn’t easy to make that recovery. Though...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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