David Montgomery Contract: Salary, Cap Hit, Free Agency Value

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Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery rushes during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Mar 11, 2023, 5:41 PM

Drafted No. 73 in the 2019 NFL Draft, Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery played four seasons in Chicago and is now a free agent.

David Montgomery Salary

The Bears running back just finished his rookie contract. In 2019, Montgomery signed a four-year, $4,015,380 deal with the Bears, including a $1,046,180 signing bonus, with $1,046,180 guaranteed and an average annual salary of $1,003,845.

As a third-round pick, he didn’t have a fifth-year option and became an unrestricted free agent after the 2022 season.

David Montgomery Cap Hit

Montgomery carried a $3,051,545 cap hit in 2022.

David Montgomery Free Agency

Some comparables for Montgomery’s next deal include James Conner, Leonard Fournette, and Chase Edmonds. Montgomery should expect a new deal in the three-year range, worth between $6-8 million annually.

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