Tell us how you really feel, David Montgomery.
In a recent interview with C.J. Gardner-Johnson on the Lions Gaming podcast, David Montgomery expressed his discontent with the lack of success he experienced during his time with the Chicago Bears. The running back admitted that he had become used to losing. He also noted that it had sucked the fun out of the game for him as a fierce competitor.
“That’s all I was used to,” Montgomery said on the losses with the Bears. “And it got to a point where it sucked the fun out of the game for me because I’m a competitor. I like to compete. That’s what football’s about. It’s so refreshing to be in a place where that’s appreciated.”
Montgomery’s move to the Detroit Lions this offseason suggests a desire to be a part of a winning team.
The Lions recognized his potential and signed him to a three-year, $18 million contract, including a substantial $11 million in guaranteed money. They hope to maximize his potential on their rushing offense, which showed promise during the 2022 season.
One intriguing aspect of Montgomery’s move is the opportunity for revenge against his former team, the Bears, as both rivals are in the NFC North division. While it remains to be seen how Montgomery will fare with the Lions, he is looking forward to being a part of a team that values competitiveness and winning.