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.
The Dallas Cowboys made several roster moves Tuesday starting with moving Justin Durant to injured reserve due to a continuing hamstring problem.
The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive end Anthony Spencer on season-ending injured reserve and claimed cornerback Chris Greenwood off the Detroit Lions’ practice squad.
The Dallas Stars have placed left wing Ray Whitney on the injured list because of a lower-body injury.
The NFL players’ union has approved a rule change that will allow one designated player to return from injured reserve and play this season.
The move was made Thursday, a day after Buehler re-aggravated the injury. The kickoff specialist had been back for only two games after missing the previous four.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been placed on season-ending injured reserve.