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Lawsuit against Melton reportedly dropped

Lawsuit against Melton reportedly dropped

SAN ANTONIO - A bar owner has reportedly dropped a $1 million lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton that claimed the former Texas standout bit him during an incident late last season.
Blogging The Boys 3 hours ago

Lawsuits Dropped Involving Cowboys Defensive Tackle Henry Melton

One potential piece of trouble has been resolved for Henry Melton. When the Cowboys signed Henry Melton as a free agent this offseason, they knew that there were lawsuits and criminal charges pending from a bar fight that took place towards the end of 2013. One part of that equation has been settled...
Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

Report: Both sides drop lawsuits in Melton assault case

Former Chicago Bears tackle Henry Melton and a Texas bar owner have dropped their lawsuits against each other, according to a Dallas Morning News report quoting Melton's attorney .
Windy City Gridiron 11 hours ago
The Bears Den: April 18, 2014 - Chicago Bears offseason news & notes

The Bears Den: April 18, 2014 - Chicago Bears offseason news & notes

At least Alshon Jeffery was a home run, Ditka be praised. Bushrod weighs in on new teammates - Larry Mayer: Having played with or against some of the free agents the Bears have signed this offseason, Jermon Bushrod shares his thoughts about Jared Allen and others. Draft analysis - Moon Mullin: Because there are fewer elite safeties than DT, NFL Network draft analysts' early thought is that safety should be the Bears’ first choice, partly for reasons of numbers. Follow WCG on Twitter; like us on Facebook (& click on 'Subscribed to'). Check out David "OSS" Taylor's CheekyMonkeyArt prints...

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Report: Both sides drop lawsuits in Melton assault case

Former Chicago Bears tackle Henry Melton and a Texas bar owner have dropped their lawsuits against each other, according to a Dallas Morning News report quoting Melton's attorney .

Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team’s Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, according to a source present at the workout. In his latest mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projects the 6-foot-1, 198 pound Desir will be selected in the second round by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 54th overall pick.

Bears scheme could dictate safety choice at No. 14

It would be fascinating if, by some measure of good fortune, the Chicago Bears went on the clock on May 8 with Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Louisville safety Calvin Pryor and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert still available to be drafted.
Chicago Tribune 7 hours ago

Bears scheme could dictate safety choice at No. 14

It would be fascinating if, by some measure of good fortune, the Chicago Bears went on the clock on May 8 with Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Louisville safety Calvin Pryor and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert still available to be drafted.

Reviewing the Bears' drafts: 2013

Here is Part 5 of our series reviewing the past five drafts of the Chicago Bears. With one full-season under his belt, general manager Phil Emery took on the task of rebuilding the offensive line, while inserting youth into an aging defense that would be playing under a new head coach for the first time since 2004. First-round pick: Kyle Long, OG, Oregon Number of picks: 6 How they did: Above average. Four of the six members of the 2013 draft class cracked the starting lineup last season, with Long and fifth-round choice Jordan Mills starting all 16 regular-season games.
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago

NIU’s Jordan Lynch excited about Bears’ workout

It’s either fitting or a statement about the Bears’ passing game the last decade: As a boy, Jordan Lynch cheered for bruising running back Anthony Thomas. “He was fun to watch,” he said. While some in the NFL view Lynch as more “A-Train” than quarterback, the former Mount Carmel High School and Northern Illinois star has his chance Friday to prove he’s more of the latter. The third-place finisher in last season’s Heisman Trophy race will work out for...
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago

Hometown Bears to give guards Chris Watt, Zach Fulton a look

The path to the NFL has taken Notre Dame’s Chris Watt and Tennessee’s Zach Fulton out of their comfort zones at guard, a position they’ve handled well at big-time programs. But Watt and Fulton are all for broadening their horizons by working at center for NFL teams. ‘‘Every team has had me snap at least a few times every time they came in,’’ Watt said. ‘‘I’ve been working on my snaps,’’ Fulton said. And their hometown Bears might ask Watt...
Chicago Tribune Apr 17, 2014

Man arrested in connection with Aaron Hernandez murder trial

BOSTON -- A man in Florida has been charged with witness tampering and obstruction of justice in a gun-trafficking case linked to the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, authorities said Thursday.

Man arrested in connection with Aaron Hernandez murder trial

BOSTON -- A man in Florida has been charged with witness tampering and obstruction of justice in a gun-trafficking case linked to the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, authorities said Thursday.

NFL talent evaluator: Donald checks all the boxes

The lead-up to the NFL draft will be a little slower and a little more unusual this year than it typically has been.

Chad Johnson joins the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL

Former Miami Dolphin Chad Johnson signed with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League on Thursday, according to the team's official Twitter account.
Chicago Sun-Times Apr 17, 2014

Jordan Lynch excited about Bears’ workout

Jordan Lynch will take part in the Bears’ local pro day Friday, throwing for his favorite childhood team and talking with officials who have tracked his Heisman Trophy finalist career at Northern Illinois.

Analyzing Kiper Mock 4.0: Bears

Diligence by the Chicago Bears’ front office in free agency helped to carve out flexibility for the NFL draft, but defense still remains the major focus. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s fourth 2014 NFL mock draft is out on ESPN Insider today, and his choices through the first two rounds definitely reflect the team’s intentions to orchestrate a renaissance on defense. With the 14th pick, the Bears could address a number of positions such as cornerback, safety, linebacker or the defensive line.

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