Chicago Bears vs Colts: 3 Must-watch players in Week 4

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Chicago Bears, David Montgomery
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David Montgomery, Running Back

After three weeks in the season, David Montgomery has yet to find paydirt running the ball. He does have a receiving touchdown on a great play against the Giants in Week 2, but no rushing touchdowns.

With the recent torn ACL to Tarik Cohen landing him on the IR for the rest of the season, Montgomery should be expected to take a bigger workload than he already has. Montgomery is already averaging over 14 carries per game and about 64 rushing yards per game. His 4.4 yards per carry is already much better than his 3.7 from last year as well. He only has six catches these first few weeks, but expect those numbers to shoot up with Cohen out.

It also will be interesting to see how Foles being the starting quarterback changes Montgomery’s workload. Will the Bears become a pass-happy team under Foles or will the scheme remain the same? Additionally, how often will Foles dump the ball off to Montgomery?