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David Montgomery

David Montgomery

Height: 5' 10"Weight: 222 lbsAge: 23College: Iowa State

Week 13 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #8
Projection 11.3 pts


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Is Montgomery a plodder? Sure. Is it all his fault he doesn't have success? No. Montgomery averages 3.02 yards after contact, which ranks 22nd among the 64 running backs who've carried the ball at least 50 times. The Bears running backs are averaging a league-low 1.00 yards before contact. The good news is that the Lions have allowed ball carriers a massive 2.45 yards before contact this year, which ranks as the fourth-highest number in the league. Not only have the Lions allowed the most fantasy points per game to running backs, but even when you factor in the level of competition, they're the best matchup in the league based on schedule adjusted rankings, as running backs have averaged a league-high 8.3 more half-PPR points per game against the Lions than they do in non-Lions matchups. Of the fantasy production the Lions allow to skill-position players, we've watched running backs score 40.0 percent of those points, which is the second-highest mark in the NFL. Who's the only team who's allowed more? The team he played last week (Packers). It certainly doesn't hurt to know the Lions have allowed a league-high 14 rushing touchdowns and seven receiving touchdowns to running backs. That's 21 touchdowns they've allowed to running backs, while no other team in the league has allowed more than 16. There are just three teams in the league who allow more than 16.5 fantasy points per game on the ground to running backs, and the 19.3 points the Lions have allowed certainly qualifies as one of them. It's not just on the ground, as the Lions allow a massive 13.8 PPR points per game through the air alone to running backs, which ranks as the second-most in the NFL. The average RB1 performance in 2019 was 17.2 PPR points, which is a number that nine running backs have hit against the Lions. No other team has allowed more than seven such performances. Montgomery should be considered a high-end RB2 this week.

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David Montgomery rolls Green Bay for season-high 143 yards

David Montgomery rushed 11 times for 103 yards and brought in five of six targets for 40 yards and a TD in the Bears’ 41-25 loss to the Packers on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Montgomery looked like he was headed for a monster day after he broke free for a 57-yard scamper in the first quarter, but Chicago got down big pretty quickly, forcing the Bears to abandon the run. Monty had just 10 more carries for 46 yards the rest of the way, but this was easily his best game of the season. The final tally was 143 yards and a score (his first since Week 5) thanks to his involvement as a receiver. Monty's got another excellent matchup on tap in Week 13 against Detroit, and he'll be a borderline RB1 if Chicago can stay competitive.

Zachary Hanshew - 4 days ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 13RB #8RB #6RB #1016
Rest of Season RB #20RB #18RB #233
Dynasty RB #22RB #20RB #2710
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Projections (Week 13)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week1030520.3
Last 3 Weeks7403.311
Season to Date57.50.13.510.1
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 12@ GB1030520.3
Week 9@ TEN30032.2
Week 8vs. NO890210.5
Week 7@ LAR48056.9
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Gamevs. DET1st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesHOU, MIN, JAC3rd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)HOU, MIN, JAC3rd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--1st easiest remaining opponents
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