The Chicago Bears suffered a significant blow to their offense on Wednesday as running back David Montgomery left practice on a cart after suffering a non-contact injury to his leg, according to multiple Bears beat reporters.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) August 26, 2020
Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports Montgomery took a handoff and immediately went to the ground when he attempted to cut upfield. Bears head coach Matt Nagy is expected to provide an update later this afternoon.
According to SiriusXM NFL Insider Adam Caplan, the Bears do not believe the injury is to Montgomery’s knee.
On #Bears RB David Montgomery, I'm told team doesn't believe the injury he suffered today is to his knee.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 26, 2020
Montgomery, heading into his second season, was drafted in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Iowa State. The former Cyclone flashed in spurts as the team’s bellcow, rushing for 889 yards and six touchdowns during his rookie season.
Keep checking Bears Wire for more updates as this story develops.
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