Chicago Bears: Three studs from the 2020 season

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Chicago Bears, David Montgomery
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David Montgomery had a great season for the Chicago Bears

Stud #2: David Montgomery

You can argue that David Montgomery was the best player for the Bears down the stretch. Over the course of their winning streak, Montgomery was really the catalyst for the solid play of the offense. Monty went over 1,000 yards for the first time in his career and showed when used properly, he is a stud for this offense.

Something that makes Monty so much of a threat is his ability to catch the ball, something that I feel is a little underrated about his game. On top of his great rushing season, he also caught 54 balls, for 438 yards, and just over eight YPC.

There are many people who feel that Monty is capable of being a franchise back. I think that he showed he definitely can that type of back after 2020. Montgomery has been a victim of poor usage and playing behind a poor offensive line throughout his short career.

After the long losing streak that the Bears suffered, they started to use Montgomery much more than they were early on in the season. Montgomery finished off the year with a touchdown in six straight games and went over 100 scrimmage yards in all of those games.