|Agent says Bears' Melton accepts franchise tender|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 08 March 2013 18:23|
Melton's agent Jordan Woy posted Friday on Twitter that they will still try to negotiate a long-term contract before the July 15 deadline. The Bears placed the franchise tag on Melton on March 1.
The 26-year-old Melton made his first Pro Bowl last season, tying for third among defensive tackles with six sacks while forcing two fumbles.