It’s finally time for David Montgomery to get his first touches in the NFL, so we’re going to be talking about his performance throughout the game, and posting stats and highlights as applicable.
Chicago Bears vs. Carolina Panthers
Soldier Field - Chicago, IL
Time: 7:00 PM CT
TV: ABC 5 (Des Moines)
Streaming: chicagobears.com, NFL Game Pass
Not the best start to a career....
David Montgomery gets his name on NFL scoresheet for first time by drawing a penalty for an illegal block in the back on punt return.— Larry Mayer (@LarryMayer) August 9, 2019
.@MontgomerDavid with his first carry of the preseason here at Soldier Field!#BearDown pic.twitter.com/C8MkrhAW8D— Greg Braggs Jr. (@GBraggsJr) August 9, 2019
David picks up a yard on a checkdown pass on the next play after his first carry.
Slips another tackle and picks up 5 yards on his second carry, but the play is called back due to a holding penalty.
First Bears offensive highlight of the night: Chase Daniel to David Montgomery for 23 yards.— Jeff Dickerson (@DickersonESPN) August 9, 2019
Here’s a first down on a screen to David Montgomery. The future at RB for the #Bears. pic.twitter.com/dTFG5YNC0a— Jake Perper (@BearsBacker) August 9, 2019
DAVID MONTGOMERY NFL TD!
David Montgomery finds pay dirt!! pic.twitter.com/ALUoqp3PE4— Jared Stansbury (@JaredStansbury) August 9, 2019
Welcome to the @SoldierField end zone, @MontgomerDavid! pic.twitter.com/LH4ixXyofO— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) August 9, 2019
Montgomery spin cycle pic.twitter.com/lqW3rjOhdl— Ⓜ️arcusD4 (@Someone20241575) August 9, 2019
Looks like that’s all for David tonight. 16 yards and a touchdown on 3 carries, plus 30 yards on 3 receptions. Very impressive debut overall.