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Report: Montgomery signing 3-year, $18M deal with Lions

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The Detroit Lions are signing running back David Montgomery to a three-year, $18-million deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

The contract includes $11 million guaranteed, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Montgomery, 25, previously spent his entire four-year career with the division-rival Chicago Bears. He ran for 3,609 yards and 26 scores in 60 games with the Bears, including 801 yards and five touchdowns in 2022.

The 5-foot-11 back also contributed 155 receptions, 1,240 receiving yards, and four scores through the air.

Montgomery joins D'Andre Swift and Craig Reynolds in Detroit's backfield. Jermar Jefferson is also signed to a reserve/future contract.

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