Henry Melton Accepts Franchise Tender

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Henry Melton Accepts Franchise Tender
Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton has accepted the franchise tender from the Bears and will sign it in the near future, his agent Jordan Woy said on Twitter. Last week, the Bears applied the franchise tag to Melton. Once he signs, Melton will be guaranteed $8.45 million, the tender amount for defensive tackles, for the 2013 season.

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