It looks like the Bears’ fears have come true and defensive lineman Henry Melton did suffer a torn ACL during Sunday night’s loss to the Steelers.
Bears DT Henry Melton tore his ACL – out for the year.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 23, 2013
What’s really sad is that Melton was playing on the franchise tag. He’ll be a free agent after this season.
Melton would be smart to sign a one-year with the Bears and prove that his knee is fine after he undergoes surgery and rehab.