Lions reportedly sign running back David Montgomery on Tuesday

The Detroit Lions have reportedly signed running back David Montgomery to a three-year contract.

What It Means:

Montgomery will stay within the NFC North after the 25-year old agreed to three-year deal with $11 million guaranteed. In offense ranked 14th in rush percentage last season, expect Montgomery to share carries with D'Andre Swift in a potential committee role.

On 235 total touches in 2022, Montgomery ranked 44th among running backs with a 67.9 Pro Football Focus offensive rating while accounting for 1,117 scrimmage yards, 6 touchdowns, 46 forced missed tackles, and 2.9 yards after contact per rush attempt.