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Cowboys have ‘serious interest’ in Chicago Bears free agent DT Henry Melton


The Dallas Cowboys are looking to add help along the defensive line and replace tackle Jason Hatcher who is potentially headed out of town. They’re currently pursuing defensive tackle Henry Melton from the Chicago Bears.

From the Dallas Morning News:

The Dallas Cowboys have serious interest in Chicago Bears unrestricted free agent defensive tackle Henry Melton.

Melton played his first three seasons in Chicago for Rod Marinelli, now the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator. Melton, 27, reached the Pro Bowl in 2012 under Marinelli, recording 44 tackles and six sacks for the Bears. Melton had seven sacks in 2011 under Marinelli.

Melton is also from the Dallas area playing for Grapevine in high school.

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