The Detroit Lions could have misplaced record-setting operating again Jamaal Williams to the New Orleans Saints in free company, however the staff added a tailback who’s simply pretty much as good, if not higher.
David Montgomery was a part of the Chicago Bears No. 1-ranked dashing assault in 2022, however throughout his introductory information convention on Thursday, he advised reporters he’s excited on the prospect of becoming a member of the NFL’s No. 4-ranked offense and the potential the unit has in 2023.
“You salivate a bit of bit,” Montgomery mentioned relating to the Lions offense. “You get three Professional Bowlers in an offensive line (Frank Ragnow, Jonah Jackson, Penei Sewell), and them having excessive expectations for themselves and me having excessive expectations for myself, it’ll be actually good. … Having the ability to play with (D’Andre) Swift might be good. I got here from an excellent operating again room and I’m strolling proper again into one.”
The 25-year-old Montgomery had a stable 4 years in Chicago, dashing for 800 or extra yards and 5 or extra touchdowns yearly, together with a career-best 1,070 yards and eight touchdowns in 2020.