Progress on a Melton deal? 

June, 17, 2013
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As one of the players to be designated with the franchise tag this offseason, the immediate future for Chicago Bears DT Henry Melton isn't so bad. If nothing else happens between now and the regular season, he'll earn $8.45 million for his work during the 2013 campaign. But as with any of his fellow taggees, he'd prefer to have more long-term security.

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