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Aug 27, 2014
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Henry Melton ready to face San Francisco

Henry Melton, the Dallas Cowboys' key offseason defensive acquisition, said he’s ready for the season opener against San Francisco after not playing in the preseason. Melton said his knee and his groin, which he tweaked during training camp, are fine and he expects to start Sunday against the 49ers. Melton said he’s not sure how much he will play against San Francisco but won’t be opposed to the coaching staff putting him on a play limit.

Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton ‘excited and ready to go’ as he prepares for first game since last September

IRVING — When the Cowboys face San Francisco in the season opener, Henry Melton is expected to play for the first time in 350 days. “I am excited,” the Cowboys’ defensive tackle said. “It’s going to be my first game …

Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton doesn’t play entire preseason

ARLINGTON — Defensive tackle Henry Melton, the Dallas Cowboys’ biggest free agent addition of the off-season, said earlier this week he’d prefer to play Thursday in the preseason finale against the Denver Broncos. Instead, he stood on the sideline with …

Cowboys opt for more rest for Henry Melton

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys' Henry Melton and Morris Claiborne will go into the regular season without having played a preseason snap. For Claiborne, that wasn’t a surprise because he of a shoulder injury suffered Aug. 13 in practice against the Oakland Raiders. Melton, however, was expected to see at least a few snaps in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Denver Broncos but worked only in warmups. “We wanted to get those guys an opportunity if we could to just come out and have a little game action,” coach Jason Garrett said.

5 thoughts: Henry Melton doesn’t play, Cowboys finish with winless preseason for first time since 2000

ARLINGTON – It doesn’t get much more boring than a fourth preseason game. A gentleman proposed to his girlfriend in the first half. Other than that, there wasn’t much to cheer about for Dallas Cowboys fans Thursday night. Here are …

W2W4: Dallas Cowboys

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys (0-3) and Denver Broncos (1--2) conclude the preseason tonight at AT&T Stadium. Three things to watch: Knocking off the rust: Henry Melton was the Cowboys' biggest free-agent acquisition but the defensive tackle has yet to play in the preseason. He was kept off the field in the opener by a coaches' decision and a groin injury knocked him out of two games. He will play at least a little against the Broncos to sharpen him up a little for the Sept.
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Cowboys | Henry Melton to play

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Dallas Cowboys DT Henry Melton says he’s healthy and ready to play Thursday if called upon

IRVING — Henry Melton hasn’t played during the preseason. And he’s not certain he’ll be in action Thursday in the team’s final exhibition game against Denver. But the defensive tackle, the Cowboys’ prized free-agent acquisition of the offseason, insists he’s …

Henry Melton: 'I'm feeling good'

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton is healthy to play in Thursday’s preseason finale. Whether Melton, who hasn’t played this preseason, will get any game action before the regular season begins is to be determined. Melton, who is coming off a torn ACL suffered in September and sat out the last two weeks with a strained groin, said he has been “full go” in practice this week. It’s up to the coaches to decide whether he’ll get any time against in Thursday’s exhibition against the Denver Broncos, when the vast majority of starters will watch from the...
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Henry Melton (groin) back at Cowboys practice - Henry Melton (DL) Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys DT Henry Melton (groin) has resumed practicing.
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Dallas Cowboys Roster News: Henry Melton Is Taking First Team Reps At Practice

The Cowboys welcome back to practice one of the key cog on defenses for 2014. We don't usually get bent out of shape too much about whether a player is practicing or not, but today we're going to make an exception. Henry Melton re-joined practice today and took reps with the first team. Melton is expected to be a key cog in the Cowboys' revamped defensive line, so his participation in practice is a big deal. Because Melton hasn't played in any of the three preseason games so far, it feels like he's been out of practice for half an eternity. But in fact, he's only been out two weeks after...

Injury updates: Melton, McClain, Claiborne

FRISCO, Texas -- Before the Dallas Cowboys' brass left for Miami, they updated the media on a few injured players. Team executive vice president Stephen Jones said defensive tackle Henry Melton (groin) will not play in the third preseason game on Saturday night against the Miami Dolphins. Jones said the goal is to get most, if not all of the injured players ready for the regular-season opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Middle linebacker Rolando McClain, who left Tuesday's practice with cramping and missed the next day with soreness, is expected to play against the Dolphins.

Amobi Okoye an inspiration to teammates

IRVING, Texas – Henry Melton was Amobi Okoye’s teammate for two years with the Chicago Bears. He thought they became good friends, so when Okoye stopped returning text messages last year, he was surprised. “Then someone ended up telling me and I was like, ‘What?’” Melton said. “And then soon after he was out and started texting me back, then started talking to see what was really going on and he said he was all right.

Cowboys DT Henry Melton hopes to play in preseason to “knock some of the rust off” before the season opener

Henry Melton is confident he’ll be able to play when the Cowboys open the regular season on Sept. 7. But the defensive tackle would feel better about it if he’s able to prepare with a few series in the preseason. …

When will DT Henry Melton make his Dallas Cowboys debut?

IRVING – Henry Melton has yet to make his Cowboys debut and hasn’t played since last September. Now, his return to action could be delayed beyond Dallas’ third preseason game Saturday against Miami, according to head coach Jason Garrett. “I …

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