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How Much Playing Time Will Christian Tupou Receive?

  The Bears play the New York Giants tonight on NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football"   When the Bears take the field against the Giants at Solider Field tonight, their defensive line (especially on the interior) will be tested. With everything that has transpired since Nate Collins suffered his season-ending injury, the Bears will be in uncharted waters tonight. Yesterday, Nate Collins was offi ...

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What’s Next For Henry Melton?

    Melton is on injured reserve for the remainder of the 2013 season.   The loss of defensive tackle Henry Melton will be felt for many weeks to come in the Bears locker room. The three-technique specialist tore the ACL in his left knee in last weekend's victory in Pittsburgh. His injury has created great concern about depth on the Bears defensive line. While the Bears may find a solution to ...

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Concerns On The Bears Defensive Line

  Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a knee injury.   LAKE FOREST- In the National Football League, there is always bad that comes with good. Such as Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton tearing the ACL in his left knee in Sunday night's win at Pittsburgh. The 27-year-old, three-technique specialist now has an uncertain future ahead of him (aside fro ...

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The Bears Are Injury-Free

  The Bears welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to Solider Field on Sunday.   LAKE FOREST- As the Bears make final preparations for Sunday's season opener, they do so as one of the few NFL teams that don't list a single player on the injury report. Considering the numerous injuries the Bears went through during training camp and the preseason, this is an accomplishment for them. So this means that all ...

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The Progress Of Earl Bennett And Henry Melton

  Both men have been out of action for over four weeks.   LAKE FOREST- Whether it was the visit by Bears' legend Mike Ditka, or a force of nature that inspired them, it was a positive sign for the Bears to see defensive tackle Henry Melton and wide receiver Earl Bennett back on the grounds at Halas Hall on Tuesday. Both men have been sidelined with concussions since the beginning of the month. Ben ...

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Henry Melton Is Without A Contract Extension For Now

  Photo courtesy of Wikipedia   The Bears and defensive tackle Henry Melton failed to reach an agreement on a long-term contract before yesterday's league mandated 3pm deadline to do so. They won't be able to negotiate again until later in the season. So for now that means that Melton will play the 2013 campaign under the $8.45 million franchise tender he signed in the offseason. This could backfi ...

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Bears franchise tag Henry Melton

After much speculation and brouhaha the Bears franchise tagged defensive tackle Henry Melton on Friday. Currently his deal is for $8.4 million which does eat up a lot of cap space but that number will most certainly come down when a long term contract is agreed upon. With 6 sacks and 2 forced fumbles to his name from last season this is a deal the Bears needed to get done. Not only is Melton one of the brig ...

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Monday Night Showdown: An Updated Bears-Cowboys Preview

By Jake Perper, BearsBacker.com The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys will meet for the 23rd time ever on Monday night. The Cowboys lead the all-time series 13-9. The last time these two teams squared off was in 2010, the Bears won 27-20 at Cowboys Stadium. The Cowboys and Bears are very similar teams. They both have shaky offensive lines. They both have a solid pass rush and they both have quarterbacks that ...

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