• Source: Dallas Cowboys free agent target Henry Melton back in Dallas, but ‘talks have heated up’ with several teams

    Summary of 29 articles · Updated Mar 21, 2014
    According to the source, “talks have heated up with several teams,” and the Cowboys remain one of the teams in those talks in trying to sign Melton. Dallas Cowboys free agent target Henry Melton is back in Dallas after leaving his visit with the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks without a deal finalized, according to a source. They’ve agreed to terms with Chicago Bears free agent defensive tackle Henry Melton, according to a source. Former Chicago defensive tackle Henry Melton is scheduled to visit Valley Ranch Monday and is believed to be the Cowboys primary target in the defensive line. Having signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys in which he can earn up to $5 million in 2014, Melton was asked Wednesday whether it was difficult to leave the Chicago Bears , where he spent the first five years of his career after the club drafted him in 2009 with a fourth-round pick. Melton, who is being pursued by several clubs and played for Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli when both were employed by Chicago, would fill the position vacated by Hatcher. Dallas also pursuing DE Jared Allen, and the common assumption now is that the Cowboys would be unlikely to sign Allen now.
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      We mentioned yesterday that the Cowboys contract with defensive tackle Henry Melton gave them the flexibility to make it a one-year deal. But the extent to which he’s betting on himself is even more glaring when you see the details of the deal. Accordin…
    • Melton: Bears were given shot to make offer

      Despite general manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman expressing a desire to bring back Henry Melton for 2014, the defensive tackle obviously didn’t feel such a vibe. Having signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys in which he can earn up to $5 m…
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      IRVING, Texas -- Last week, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones was praised for making the difficult decision to release DeMarcus Ware. For all that Ware accomplished (team's all-time sack leader) and for all that he meant to Jones, the…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Free-agency review: Cowboys

      Most significant signing: It has been a slow start to free agency, but defensive end Jeremy Mincey offers the most hope for at least right now as the Cowboys negotiate with Henry Melton and Jared Allen. He signed a two-year deal worth a maximum of $4.5 …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Henry Melton visiting Rams

      Henry Melton is dealing with a lawsuit after allegedly biting a man in Dallas, but he’s leaving town in search of a new team Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that defensive tackle Henry Melton will go from visiting the Cowboys (and …
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      Texas-native Henry Melton is continuing his visit with Cowboys officials, a process which generally includes dinner with team officials. But it was a previous quick bite outside Dallas that has Melton in the middle of another bit of business that could …
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      Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) evades Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen (69) on a play during the first half of play at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on November 3, 2013. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)
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