Henry Melton wanted to join his hometown Cowboys, was drawn to his association with a Dallas staffer, was willing to concede his injury status, and believes he’s soon to return to Pro Bowl form.
Few have the intimate knowledge of the Tampa 2 like Tony Dungy, who partnered with former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin to make it “famous” in Tampa Bay.
The Dallas Cowboys added defensive lineman Henry Melton to the roster today, and Ben and Skin ask him about how he became a Cowboy and ask about his excitement towards his new team.
In his first interview since signing with the Cowboys, Henry Melton tells 105.3 The Fan about the top reasons he’s joined Dallas under the terms of what sources tell us is a one-year deal with a three-year team option
At 7:18 p.m. Dallas time, Bears free agent Henry Melton tweeted, “Thank you, Chicago, for the best 5 years of my life! I can’t wait to begin the next chapter of my life … With a star on my helmet.’’
The Cowboys are hoping to be players in free-agent shopping by having avoided setting the retail market in its first week and finding better deals this week in the form of planned Valley Ranch visitors.
Multiple teams are bidding on Melton, 27, a Pro Bowl talent who is an ideal Dallas fit as a 3-technique tackle playing under his old Chicago mentor, Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli.
As pipedreamy as it may seem, the Dallas Cowboys have solidified a plan for a visit from defensive tackle Henry Melton on Monday or Tuesday and have interest in defensive ends Jared Allen and Julius Peppers, sources tell 105.3 The Fan.
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton has been arrested at a Grapevine bar and charged with assault and public intoxication.
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