Henry Melton, the NFL free agent defensive tackle who is close to signing with the Dallas Cowboys, was arrested in December following a bar incident, and is now being sued for biting the bar owner during the fracas.
Although audio isn’t available for the bar fight video – which was obtained by WFAA – Melton is alleged to have told restaurant workers at Chill Sports Bar & Grill that he “was a millionaire and the bartenders were nothing but poor white trash.” Melton made $8.45 million with the Bears in 2013.
When employees tried to throw Melton out – 6-foot-3, 295 pounds – it took four men to do it. In the process, Melton fought back, and allegedly bit the bar owner so hard near his kidney that it required treatment at a hospital. The bar owner told WFAA:
“There’s some psychological injury there … The thought of another human being you don’t know biting through your skin, piercing your skin: It’s a pretty frightening experience, and it’s dangerous.”
As you can see in the video above, Melton looks like he caught a beating as well.
Melton’s representatives told ESPN that they plan on suing the bar, too.
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