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Henry Melton to go see Cowboys after Seattle trip

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For a guy coming off a torn ACL, Henry Melton’s getting plenty of attention.

He’s already visited the Vikings and is with the Seahawks now, but he has more trips lined up.

According to Clarence HIll of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Melton is scheduled to visit the Cowboys after his journey to the Pacific Northwest.

Granted, scheduled to doesn’t always mean they make it, but the Cowboys certainly have a need for someone to shore up their defensive line.

After cutting DeMarcus Ware and letting Jason Hatcher and Anthony Spencer walk unfettered into free agency, they desperately need some talent up front.

The amount of interest also gives Melton some leverage in talks with the Bears, as they’ve indicated they want to talk to him after he gets a sense of the market.

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23 Responses to “Henry Melton to go see Cowboys after Seattle trip”
  1. psychoraider904 says: Mar 14, 2014 12:41 PM

    I thought he was scheduled to visit Oakland?? We’ve got some extra cash!

  2. darocnessmonsta says: Mar 14, 2014 12:41 PM

    Once a Coach u played well for goes somewhere else that player usually follows so me Being a Cowboys fan Im hoping Dallas is his Last Visit I dont think Marinelli gonna let him get to the next Destination

  3. cowpiesnotcowboys says: Mar 14, 2014 12:44 PM

    The Cowboys defense desperately needed talent even before Ware, Hatcher, or Spencer left.

  4. 12thmanjosh says: Mar 14, 2014 12:45 PM

    Lock him for a one year prove it deal Seattle #GoHawks #SB48Champs

  5. runmarshawnrun says: Mar 14, 2014 12:47 PM

    He can line up whatever visits he wants with teams, but the key for the SMART teams will be passing a physical.

    Of course, Dallas may just sign him anyways, because you know, Jerry.

  6. souldogdave says: Mar 14, 2014 12:50 PM

    Come to the dark side Henry, Oakland Raiders are waiting…

  7. jsharris54 says: Mar 14, 2014 12:51 PM

    Really disappointed he most likely won’t be back in Chicago. He was very underrated last season, and if he didn’t get hurt this year there’s a strong chance the Bears make the playoffs and don’t have the franchise’s worse defense. Hope he recovers to full strength and avoids losing that first step, ala Tommie Harris.

  8. movike says: Mar 14, 2014 1:00 PM

    I think he’s just wasting everyone’s time … he’s trying to find out what his value is so he can go back and negotiate with the Bears.

  9. seatownballers says: Mar 14, 2014 1:04 PM

    Seattle really need this guy. but the truth is he’ll get paid more elsewhere. be realistic.

  10. burlybax says: Mar 14, 2014 1:06 PM

    @runmarshawnrub

    Do you seriously think an NFL front office would sign a guy to a multi – million dollar deal, fresh off ACL surgery, without a physical? Even Jerry isn’t that stupid.

    I hope he joins Marinelli in Dallas, even though he’s had a bit of the injury bug. But if he went to the Hawks that would be scary. He could even back up Shawn, Turbin, and Michael. Dude was a bruising RB at UT.

  11. hawksfan99 says: Mar 14, 2014 1:08 PM

    He won’t get out of seattle without his new contract

  12. hawksfan99 says: Mar 14, 2014 1:09 PM

    he won’t leave seattle without a contract 😲😲

  13. chicagosports2014 says: Mar 14, 2014 1:18 PM

    We will see about that

  14. chicagosports2014 says: Mar 14, 2014 1:30 PM

    We will see about that :)

  15. shatho1 says: Mar 14, 2014 1:31 PM

    sorry bout your bad luck Chicago and Seattle Dallas has this one in the bag!!

  16. trollhammer20 says: Mar 14, 2014 1:48 PM

    So, Henry, you want to go look at old trophies inside a case? Or you want to play a part in winning a shiny new one? Because that’s the difference between Dallas and Seattle right now.

  17. shatho1 says: Mar 14, 2014 2:11 PM

    Seattle isn’t going back to the Superbowl this year. Denver has a better chance and I’m a cowboys fan.

  18. dallascowboysdishingthereal says: Mar 14, 2014 2:24 PM

    Melton should be an excellent fit for Marinelli’s defense in Dallas. I have to think Melton would like to play for Marinelli again too.

  19. sconnyslovethemsomecousins says: Mar 14, 2014 3:03 PM

    After the shenanigans he pulled in his home town bar in December, I don’t want him on my team. Biting another man in the kidney area and bragging about being a millionaire to the rest of the “white trash” in the bar doesn’t exactly make me want to cheer for him.

  20. chicagosports2014 says: Mar 14, 2014 3:19 PM

    He isn’t coming home to Dallas don’t worry. But he will play with hometown bro Lamar Houston!

    BearDown! !!!!

  21. suckit619 says: Mar 14, 2014 3:19 PM

    Melton is a good, not great player coming off an ACL injury. He also has a questionable work ethic and desire. Anything more than 6M/year is too much for him. Somebody is going to overpay for him. Buyer beware!

  22. GBwomenrhot says: Mar 14, 2014 10:40 PM

    He’s sadly mistaken if he thinks the Bears are going to have any money left by the time ‘his tour’ is over.

    Can’t wait to see how much old Jerry overpays to have a Texan on the roster….

  23. stunzeed5 says: Mar 16, 2014 1:56 PM

    Why would he want to join a Dallas defense that was historically pathetic last year?

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