Posts tagged "Henry Melton"

2014 NFL Free Agency: Losing Henry Melton Stings, But Not As Much As You Think

2014 NFL Free Agency: Losing Henry Melton Stings, But Not As Much As You Think
Defensive tackle Henry Melton officially left the Bears for his hometown Cowboys. The 27-year-old Texas product signed a one-year, $5 million deal, with an option for three more years on Tuesday night with Dallas. Melton appeared in 48 games with the Bears making 32 starts in five seasons. The 6-foot-3, 295 pound defensive tackle added... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije
The Bears re-signed a key veteran last week, saw one head to an NFC North rival and another one return after spending last season with a different division rival. 33-year-old cornerback Charles Tillman re-upped with the Bears on a one-year, $3.5 million deal last Friday, while 34-year-old defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year, $26 million... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears officially release defensive end Julius Peppers

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears officially release defensive end Julius Peppers
This move appeared to be on the horizon well before the Bears signed defensive end Lamarr Houston to open free agency on Tuesday. But Houston’s signing basically set it in stone. Chicago Bears team officials announced that the team has terminated the contract of Julius Peppers. Peppers still had two years left on his six-year,... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Latest news on Bears plans in free agency

2014 NFL Off-Season: Latest news on Bears plans in free agency
After re-signing defensive tackle Nate Collins and quarterback Jordan Palmer on Sunday, the Bears still have 16 more of their own free-agents to make decisions on before or after the start of free agency on Tuesday afternoon. Top free-agents for the Bears include cornerback Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Josh McCown and D.J. Williams. Williams appears... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Ratliff's re-signing provides depth at a very reasonable value

2014 NFL Off-Season: Ratliff's re-signing provides depth at a very reasonable value
The Bears retained a veteran defensive presence in Jeremiah Ratliff. Ratliff, 32, inked a reported two-year, $4 million deal, which includes $600,000 in guaranteed money with the Bears late Wednesday. “I didn’t want to go to free agency,” Ratliff told the Chicago Tribune. “I didn’t want to get to know another ballclub, coaches, players, another... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Henry Melton be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Henry Melton be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. The NFL Combine (Feb. 22), free agent period (March 11) and... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Jeremiah Ratliff be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Jeremiah Ratliff be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. On Friday, we took a look at defensive tackle Nate Collins’ future... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will Nate Collins be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. On Thursday, we took a look at defensive end Corey Wootton’s future... Read more »

Bears Place Melton On IR; Sign Cohen To Active Roster

Bears Place Melton On IR; Sign Cohen To Active Roster
The Chicago Bears announced on Friday that defensive tackle Henry Melton has been placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn left ACL last Sunday night against the Steelers. According to a league source, the Bears have signed defensive tackle Landon Cohen to a one-year deal. He was brought in on Tuesday for a... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: The Bears Clearly Have A Chance To Be Elite Season

Final Thoughts: The Bears Clearly Have A Chance To Be Elite Season
The Chicago Bears improved to 3-0 after taking care of a desperate and winless Pittsburgh Steelers team on Sunday night. The 40-23 win was their first win on the road this season. Coming into Sunday night’s game, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was just 1-5 on Sunday Night Football as he was winless in three road attempts on... Read more »