Oklahoma alum Gerald McCoy forced to wear Texas gear after losing bet

Gerald McCoy and Henry Melton both are Buccaneers defensive linemen, but they’re not putting aside their college rivalry. McCoy, who played at Oklahoma, had to wear Texas Longhorns gear in the locker room Thursday after Melton’s Longhorns defeated McCoy’s Sooners 24-17 on Oct. 10. The Bucs had a bye last week, so McCoy couldn’t pay up on the bet until this week. That probably...
Via The Sports Daily
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Henry Melton on Gerald McCoy: 'His work ethic is crazy'

When Henry Melton signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he was obviously excited to play alongside of Gerald McCoy. Who wouldn't be, right? Well, it took actually getting to Tampa and working in the offseason with McCoy for Melton fully understand the type of work and player that McCoy is, according to Joe Kania of Buccaneers.com. “I really didn’t realize how good of a player...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Melton, Conte know they have lots to prove

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers appeared as if they simply bypassed the first wave of free agency and went right into the second (maybe third?) wave after signing defensive tackle Henry Melton and safety Chris Conte on Thursday.  Both talked about what influenced their decisions in signing with the Bucs. It was Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith. “Yeah, I mean, me and Lovie, he brought...
Via The Bay Cave
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs announce the signing of Melton and Conte

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed free agent safety Chris Conte and defensive tackle Henry Melton.  Conte (6-2, 203) joins Tampa Bay from the Chicago Bears, where he played four seasons (2011-14), recording 52 starts in 57 games played. During his career, Conte has recorded 231 tackles, 21 passes defensed, nine interceptions (returned 124 yards), one...
Via The Bay Cave
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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
February 15, 2015  |  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
February 14, 2015  |  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
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys get bad news before playoffs begin, DT Melton out

  Dallas defensive tackle Henry Melton will miss the playoffs because of a right knee injury sustained in the regular-season finale at Washington. Melton, who missed most of last season in Chicago with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a bruised right knee. Dallas replaced Melton by signing linebacker James Anderson, a...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Leg Injury Could Keep Cowboys DT Henry Melton Out Of Playoffs

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, citing sources, reports that Cowboys DT Henry Melton sustained a leg injury that could keep him out of the playoffs. Rapoport adds that an MRI is scheduled for Monday, but the injury is considered serious even without the results. Losing Melton would be a major blow to the Cowboys front four. Defensive Coordinator Rod Marinelli’s defense relies...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton excited for reunion trip to face Chicago, Soldier Field

He was a bit understated about it, but Henry Melton said he's been well aware of which opponent awaits the Cowboys in Week 14 of the schedule. "I don't want to say it's been circled, but I've been looking forward to it," he said. Melton is a Dallas-area native who returned to his hometown team in the offseason. But he's not far removed from his days as a Chicago Bears Pro Bowler...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Report: Rolando McClain, Henry Melton, Anthony Spencer

The Dallas Cowboys could face the challenge of the New Orleans Saints offense on “Sunday Night Football” without some key defensive pieces: #158440392 / gettyimages.com Dallas' final Week 4 Injury Report has two important defensive starters listed. While the Cowboys' defense has played better than anticipated so far, things could ugly against New Orleans if more injuries...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Melton and Free be with Cowboys in 2015?

After this week the Cowboys will be 1/4 through the season, and there are rumblings that Henry Melton is not looking like the player we had hoped he would be. Melton is coming off an ACL injury he had in Sept. 23, 2013 and his surgery from Oct. 10, 2013. It’s been said a player usually takes a full year to be recovered and another to be in their previous form, so almost a 2-year...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Melton practically begging more Cowboys fans to come to game on Sunday

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton would really like to see some more fans at Jerry World this Sunday night for the Cowboys showdown against the New Orleans Saints. Melton doesn't want a stadium filled with just any 'ol fans or oblivious Londoners and especially not Saints fans -- he wants to see more navy, silver and white. Melton said (via DallasCowboys.com): "I just...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

DT Henry Melton Practices Tuesday

After much anticipation, recently-signed defensive tackle Henry Melton practiced on Tuesday, prompting Rowan Kavner of DallasCowboys.com to proclaim “part of the defensive cavalry is making a return.” Melton is expected to be a starter in defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli’s defense. His role will be as a 3-technique tackle primarily focused on pass-rushing (ie: filling the...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

DT Henry Melton Will Not Play Against Miami

Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones says DT Henry Melton will not play against Miami. This marks the third straight preseason game Melton has missed. Melton is still expected to play in the regular season opener against the San Francisco 49ers. The post DT Henry Melton Will Not Play Against Miami appeared first on Cowboys Addicts.
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys may have lost another linebacker for 2014 season

When it rains it pours, and right now the Dallas Cowboys defense is suffering from a veritable flood of injuries. Defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least the first eight weeks of the regular season, inside linebacker Sean Lee will not play at all this year after tearing his ACL, Henry Melton is hobbled with a groin issue, it just goes on and on. Check out this chart that...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Injury Update: Henry Melton Strains Groin

Henry Melton has been having a really good training camp so far, going toe to toe with 1st round pick Zack Martin The post Cowboys Injury Update: Henry Melton Strains Groin appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
Via Blue Star Times
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry Melton and Tyrone Crawford must anchor Cowboys’ defense.

Dallas, TX - As preseason is finally here and pretty soon these Cowboys will be suiting up to face the San Francisco 49er’s in week one, only one thought keeps popping in my head. Who is going to be the guy(s) for this defense? After the loss of DeMarcus Lawrence for the near future, it just seems as though folks are folding up the tents and leaving the park. However, if you thought...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
Via Blue Star Times
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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 the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Demarcus Lawrence Pick Locks in Dallas As a Winner in the Draft

The Dallas Cowboys lost Demarcus Ware this off-season, and they had one of the worst defenses in NFL history last season, so obviously the Cowboys.  They need a 4-3 Defensive End to finish up their defensive line.  The re-signing of Anthony Spencer filled in one side of the Defensive line and Henry Melton will help in the middle, but they still need a guy to man down the other...
Via TopSportsReport
May 09, 2014  |  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...
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April 20, 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...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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