Is David Montgomery playing this week? (Latest injury update for Lions vs. Packers in NFL Week 4)

The latest injury update for Detroit Lions running back David Montgomery.
Detroit Lions running back David Montgomery.
Detroit Lions running back David Montgomery. / Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK

The Detroit Lions may be getting a key piece of their offense back on Thursday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers. 

Running back David Montgomery was listed as questionable with a thigh injury, after missing Week 3 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Tom Pelissero has reported that Montgomery is active for tonight.

Montgomery got off to a fast start in Detroit, rushing for 141 yards and two scores on 37 carries in his first two games of the season.

David Montgomery injury status for Week 4 game against Green Bay Packers

David Montgomery is officially listed as active for Week 4 against the Green Bay Packers. 

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David Montgomery injury history

  • Aug. 2020: Inguinal Groin Strain Grade 2 – returned for the season opener
  • Nov. 2020: Concussion – missed one game
  • Oct. 2021: Knee Strain Grade 1 – placed on IR
  • Sept. 2022: Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull – missed one game
  • Sept. 2023: Leg Thigh Bruise – missed Week 3

When is David Montgomery coming back?

Montgomery is active for Week 4.

Detroit Lions next 5 opponents

  • Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 8
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 15
  • Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 22
  • Las Vegas Raiders, Monday, Oct. 30
  • Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 12

Detroit Lions injury report

  • Jason Cabinda – out, knee
  • Taylor Decker – active, ankle
  • David Montgomery – active, thigh
  • Jonah Jackson – questionable, thigh
  • Kerby Joseph – questionable, hip
  • Emmanuel Moseley – out, knee/hamstring
  • Matt Nelson – out, ankle
  • Halapoulivaati Vaitai – out, knee

Green Bay Packers injury report

  • Jaire Alexander – questionable, back
  • Zayne Anderson – out, hamstring
  • David Bakhtiari – out, knee
  • De'Vondre Campbell – out, ankle
  • Elgton Jenkins – out, knee
  • Aaron Jones – active, hamstring
  • Zach Tom – questionable, knee
  • Carrington Valentine – questionable, biceps
  • Christian Watson – questionable, hamstring

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