Chicago Bears operating again David Montgomery will miss a while.
The Iowa product suffered a knee sprain on Sunday afternoon in a recreation in opposition to the Detroit Lions and he will probably be sidelined for not less than 4 weeks, ESPN reported on Tuesday.
Chicago Bears operating again David Montgomery (32) grimaces in ache as he go away the sphere after being injured throughout the second half of an NFL soccer recreation in opposition to the Detroit Lions Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Chicago.
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The NFL Network reported that Montgomery could return round Chicago’s Week 10 bye.
Earlier than leaving Sunday’s matchup, Montgomery piled up 106 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns within the Bears’ 24-14 victory over their NFC North rivals.
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Montgomery, 24, has been among the best gamers on an offense that has struggled to date this season. He has 309 dashing yards, together with two 100-yard outputs, and three touchdowns.
Chicago Bears operating again David Montgomery is assisted off the sphere throughout the second half of an NFL soccer recreation in opposition to the Detroit Lions Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Chicago. The Bears received 24-14.
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With Montgomery out, the Bears will depend on Damien Williams and Khalil Herbert to hold the load. Williams had 55 yards dashing on eight carries within the win over the Lions. Subsequent up, the Bears will journey to Las Vegas to tackle the Raiders.