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Lions sign unrestricted free agent RB David Montgomery

Allen Park, Mich. – The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed unrestricted free agent RB David Montgomery. Contract terms were not disclosed.

Montgomery comes to Detroit after spending the first four seasons (2019-22) of his career with the Chicago Bears, who selected him in the third round (73rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Iowa State. In the 2022 season, he rushed 201 times for 801 yards (4.0 avg.) and five touchdowns, and added 34 receptions for 316 yards (9.3 avg.) and one score.

He has produced at least six touchdowns and 1,000 yards from scrimmage in each of the first four seasons of his career, and in 60-career games (51 starts), he has 915 rushes for 3,609 yards (3.9 avg.) and 26 touchdowns along with 155 receptions for 1,240 yards (8.0 avg.) and four touchdowns.

View photos of new Detroit Lions running back David Montgomery.

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