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Henry Melton

28-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Dallas Cowboys

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Melton played just three games last season due to a torn ACL, but prior to the injury he was a disruptive force at defensive tackle for the Bears (13 sacks over two seasons). If he returns to full hea...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  11

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 295   DOB: 10/11/1986  College: Texas  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Henry Melton Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with the Cowboys in March 2014. The deal includes a three-year, $25 million option.

October 5, 2014  –  Henry Melton News

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Melton (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against Houston.

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Henry Melton NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2010 23 Chi 16 13 10 3 2.5 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Chi 15 24 18 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Chi 14 44 32 12 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 Chi 3 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2014 27 Dal 7 5 4 1 1.5 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 27 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Henry Melton

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Henry Melton – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Defensive Tackle

Snap Count Stats

136

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Henry Melton was on the field for 136 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Henry Melton was on the field for 8 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 607 41
2013 123 11
2014 136 8
Henry Melton 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 SF 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Ten 26 2 1 0 1 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @StL 40 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
4 NO 24 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Hou 20 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYG 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
8 Was
9 Ari
10 @Jax
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYG
13 Phi
14 @Chi
15 @Phi
16 Ind
17 @Was

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Henry Melton
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 3"
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Weight:   295 lbs
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Henry Melton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Melton (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against Houston.

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Melton recorded his first sack as a Cowboy during Sunday's win over the Saints.

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Melton (hamstring) is not included on the Cowboys' inactive list in advance of Sunday night's game versus the Saints.

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Melton (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against New Orleans.

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The injury Melton sustained Sunday is apparently to his hamstring and not his groin, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Melton reinjured his groin during Sunday's win over the Rams, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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According to Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones, Melton played through the issue for most of the game but finished with just one tackle. The team's big free-agent addition has yet to make much of an impact in Dallas.
Melton (groin), who didn't suit up at all in the preseason, says he's ready to go for Week 1, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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It's been almost 12 months since Melton's seen any game action after he tore his ACL last season, so it might take him some time to get back up to speed and be ready for every-down duty.
Melton (groin) worked with the Cowboys' starters during Monday's practice session, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Melton parlayed a breakout six-sack, 44-tackle campaign into a franchise tender, earning him a lucrative one-year, $8.5 million deal. It's unclear how much room for growth he has, but with 13 sacks over the last two seasons, he's proven to be one of the better pass-rushing defensive tackles in the game today.

2012

The sky continues to be the limit for Melton, as the coaching staff cannot stop singing his praises. While he did seem to disappear at times last year, a full offseason can only further his development this year.

2011

Melton showed impressive flashes in 2010 giving the Bears high hopes for the new season. Consequently, Melton is lining up as the starting under tackle for Bears during camp, a position which the team is suddenly very deep at.