Watch: New Broncos defensive lineman Henry Melton played using behind during Texas
August 22, 2016 - running watch
The Broncos have reached a agreement agreement with Henry Melton, a 29-year-old defensive lineman posted on Instagram Sunday afternoon.
Denver brought Melton in for a visit Sunday after losing defensive finish Vance Walker to a season-ending ACL rip final week. The group has not nonetheless strictly announced a move. They’ll have to recover a actor from a 90-man register to make room for Melton.
Melton (6-3, 269 pounds) played using behind from 2005-2006 during Texas, rushing 132 times for 625 yards and 16 touchdowns as a rotational back. See one of his runs from a blowout win over Rice below:
In 2007, Melton transitioned to defensive tackle, a position he has played given then. The Bears selected him in a fourth turn of a 2009 NFL breeze and he went on to record 134 tackles and 22.5 sacks in his initial 6 seasons.
Though he has played defensive tackle for a Bears, Cowboys and Buccaneers, he might be a improved matched as a defensive finish in Denver’s 3-4 defense. As switch should not be a problem as Melton has already valid that he is able of transitioning positions.
Expect Melton to news to use with his new teammates Monday.