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Melton wants to stay in Chicago

DT Henry Melton (Scott Boehm/Getty)

Chicago Bears starting defensive tackle Henry Melton, whose contract expires after this season, says he can't envision himself playing anywhere else and would be open to an extension.

The Chicago Bears lost defensive tackle Amobi Okoye in free agency this offseason. After racking up 4.0 sacks as Henry Melton's backup, Okoye bolted for more money in Tampa Bay. Up to this point, the club has yet to find an established player to take Okoye's place. That leaves Melton as the only experienced 3-technique tackle on the club. In his first year as a starter last season, Melton earned... Recommended Stories