Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Bears' picks: Round 4/105 -- Henry Melton, DE, 6-3, 280, Texas...A project who could take some time to develop because of his limited experience at end. Backup running back in his first two seasons. Carried 132 times for 625 yards (4.7-yard average) and 16 touchdowns. Didn't become a starter until senior season and even then didn't post great numbers (29 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 4 sacks) but showed fine athleticism for the position. Has great physical tools, runs well and has excellent agility. Arrested for DUI in 2007 and served a three-game suspension. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Henry Melton News
09/25/14 - DT Henry Melton missed practice for a second straight day and remains a long shot to play against the Saints because of a hamstring injury.
09/24/14 - DT Henry Melton (hamstring) didn't practice Wednesday and is questionable for the Saints game. It would be a huge disappointment for a Cowboys defense that has just three sacks this season.
09/22/14 - DT Henry Melton suffered a strained hamstring against the Rams and is questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints. It's the latest setback for Melton who missed preseason with knee and groin injuries. He was also limited in the season opener because of a groin injury.
09/15/14 - DT Henry Melton made his presence felt for the first time with a half sack, a quarterback hurry and a tipped pass that led to an interception against the Titans. Melton was limited in the season opener against the 49ers because he missed the entire preseason with knee and groin injuries. He got a full load against the Titans and had an instant impact.
09/01/14 - DT Henry Melton practiced full-out Monday and is ready for the season opener after missing the entire preseason with knee and groin injuries.
"The biggest thing for (Melton)," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said, "is to get out there and practice and go against a live opponent. He was able to do some of that today."
Melton doesn't know how many snaps he will get in the season opener against the 49ers. He will leave that up to the coaches.