Henry Melton

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the fourth quarter tackle of Willie Young #79 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 40-32. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ugly Loss Tough To Digest

That sour taste is back. The Bears just refluxed.

670 The Score–09/29/2013

Landon Cohen with the Detroit Lions in 2009. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bears Sign DT Cohen To Replace Melton

The Bears signed defensive tackle Landon Cohen Friday and officially placed Henry Melton on injured reserve.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2013

Charles Tillman tackles Calvin Johnson.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Tillman’s Status In Doubt Against Megatron

Charles Tillman is officially considered day-to-day with a groin injury, casting some doubt about whether or not he’ll play against the Lions Sunday.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

The Bears defense puts pressure on Ben Roethlisberger. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 3 Rewind: Defensive Line Shows Improvement

It wasn’t exactly how the Bears usually do it, but they finally got pressure on the QB.

670 The Score–09/24/2013

Henry Melton.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: The Impact Of Losing Henry Melton

Who is going to fill the void at the all-important three-technique in the Bears’ Tampa-2 scheme?

670 The Score–09/23/2013

Henry Melton.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Melton Done For Season With ACL Tear

Bears defensive end Henry Melton is done for the year.

670 The Score–09/23/2013

Henry Melton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Melton Carted Off With Knee Injury

The Bears announced Melton suffered a knee injury and would not return to the game.


Henry Melton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Bennett, Melton Cleared To Practice

The Bears got some good news as the first game week of the season started Monday.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2013

Brandon Marshall. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Marshall Excused For ‘Personal Reasons’

Brandon Marshall was not at Halas Hall Wednesday and will not be at Soldier Field for the Bears’ preseason finale against the Browns Thursday.

670 The Score–08/28/2013

Jordan Mills and Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: ‘Close To All’ Of Bears Starters Will Sit Vs Browns

As expected, most of the Bears’ key players will not play at all Thursday night against the Browns in the preseason finale.

670 The Score–08/26/2013

Earl Bennett. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Injury Update: Bennett, Melton Return To Field But Don’t Practice

Earl Bennett and Henry Melton were seen at practice Tuesday for the first time since they suffered their concussions.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2013

Henry Melton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Melton Suffers Concussion; Mannelly Leaves With Rib Injury

The Bears suffered two significant injuries in their preseason opener.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2013

Shea McClellin, Stephen Paea, Henry Melton and Corey Wootton. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Hoge’s Notes: Hybrid Defensive Line One Of Tucker’s Wrinkles

As NFL offenses continue to evolve into high-octane passing games, the defenses are trying to adapt.


Shea McClellin intercepts a pass from Jay Cutler. (Photo credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS)

Hoge: ‘Swat-Gate’ Frustrates Bears Offense

Jay Cutler may have thrown four interceptions in Tuesday’s practice at Olivet Nazarene University, but there’s seems to be some disagreement amongst the Bears about how many of them were legitimate.

670 The Score–08/06/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery On No In-Season Extensions: Puts Players ‘In A Really Good Position’

When Bears general manager Phil Emery made the decision to hold all contract extensions discussions until after the season, some questioned his decision.

670 The Score–08/02/2013

Henry Melton. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Henry Melton To Play Under Franchise Tag In 2013

Henry Melton and the Bears did not work out a longterm deal.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2013

Henry Melton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

2013 Most Important Bears: No. 9 Henry Melton

The defensive tackle comes in at No. 9 for the second straight season.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2013

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Salary Cap Update

Hard to believe, but Bears training camp starts next month. We’re just 50 days away from the inaugural Camp Trestman, and 95 days away from the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.

670 The Score–06/05/2013

Jay Cutler

Hoge’s Bears Practice Notes: Players Accomplish A Lot In Just 3 Days

The NFL allows teams with new head coaches to hold five additional voluntary mini-camp practices prior to the NFL Draft. So why did new Bears head coach Marc Trestman only use three of them?

CBS Chicago–04/18/2013

Henry Melton.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears DT Melton Signs Franchise Tender

Defensive tackle Henry Melton signed his franchise tender for the Bears Tuesday.