The Bears placed the franchise tag on DT Henry Melton, the team announced Friday.
While DT Henry Melton has not made as many flashy plays as some Bears defenders, his steady performance is not going unnoticed.
Bears DT Henry Melton had some great spurts in 2011, but he also disappeared for lengthy stretches.
The Bears will be resuming their search for an edge rusher to complement Julius Peppers after the season.
DT Henry Melton, the Bears' starter at the three-technique, was not much of a factor in his last meeting against the Lions.
PFW publisher/editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says it's almost time to pull the plug on the Henry Melton experiment at three-technique.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Seven win over the Buccaneers.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Three loss to the Packers.
Chicago needs Henry Melton to make more of an impact in Week Three, when he'll be matched up against a solid, blue-collar group of interior offensive linemen.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Two loss to the Saints.
A potential breakthrough player this season, Bears DT Henry Melton started off impressively, recording two sacks and five additional QB hits Sunday.
PFW associate editor Dan Parr offers his stock analysis of the Bears following their Week One win over the Falcons.
Look for the Bears to get creative to test the Falcons' young blockers on the interior offensive line.
There's a group of younger players on the D-line that could be stepping into significant roles this season and their ability to rise to the occasion, or not, will have a lot to do with how the defense fares ...
PFW associate editor Dan Parr ranks the five Bears players most affected by the lockout, counting down from No. 5.
Our sources tell us that Green Bay OLG Daryn Colledge is playing better than he did last year, although he's still considered the weak link in the offensive line, according to NFC North Whispers.
PFW caught up with Bears DE Henry Melton this week and asked him when things started to click for him this season and how to go about slowing down Eagles QB Michael Vick.
Because other teams are likely to offer him more money and a better opportunity, RB Chester Taylor isn't likely to return to the Vikings next season, according to our Whispers.