Scout Premium Content

Melton wants to stay inside

DT Henry Melton (Rob Grabowski/USP)

Chicago Bears defensive lineman Henry Melton has been rotating between defensive tackle and defensive end for the past month. Yet if it were up to him, he would prefer to stay inside.

Henry Melton had one message for his fellow defensive linemen, and for Julius Peppers in particular: "Please, guys, let me stay inside," he said. "I know you want the quick line to the ball, but so do I. I'm a big man and I get really tired when I have to run around the edge all the time." Melton registered his complaint with a smile on his face. After all, who on the team could be too upset...

BearReport.com Recommended Stories