The holder of the Chicago Bears, David montgomery, have a sprained left knee what is expected to keep it outcast by four to five weeks, a source indicated to Dan Graziano from ESPN.
MontgomeryThe 24-year-old injured his knee on a short 5-yard run in the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles’ victory. Bears, 24-14, over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Montgomery he stayed on the ground, bending his knee, and had to be helped out of the field. He no longer returned to the game.
Before the injury, Montgomery had 106 rushing yards and two touchdowns, and is the leader of the Bears with 309 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Damien Williams has been the main reserve of Montgomery this season and is shaping up to become the premier runner for Chicago, if you are healthy, while Montgomery is marginalized.
WilliamsThe 29-year-old also suffered a thigh blow last Sunday against the Lions and the head coach of the BearsMatt Nagy expects to have new information on the veteran running back’s status as soon as Wednesday.
Information from Jeff Dickerson was used in the writing of this note.