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Ty Montgomery | Running Back | #88

Team: Green Bay Packers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/22/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 216
College: Stanford
Drafted: 2015 / Rd. 3 (94) / GB
Contract: view contract details

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ESPN's Rob Demovsky writes Ty Montgomery appears set for a "significant role in the offense."
Demovsky added Montgomery "didn't appear to lose any ground" to Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones during OTAs. "We have to take advantage of Ty's skills, and there's no question about that," coach Mike McCarthy said. "The offense is suited for that." While it still seems more likely Williams or Jones wins the early-down role, Montgomery is clearly not going away. He could end up being a value in the double-digit rounds. Jun 11 - 9:36 AM
Source: ESPN

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Packers coach Mike McCarthy said people will "see a bigger, stronger Ty Montgomery this year."

Montgomery stuck around in Green Bay over the offseason to work with Packers strength and conditioning coordinator Mark Lovat in hopes of improving his durability. "I know that I can be a really good football player; I just need to stay healthy," Montgomery said. "I’m looking forward to getting one full healthy season under my belt." Unlikely to get true lead-back workloads with Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones also vying for touches, Montgomery should have a better shot to stay healthy this season, but that competition also makes him much less interesting from a fantasy perspective.
Source: ESPN
Apr 12 - 9:17 AM

Packers coach Mike McCarthy suggested Ty Montgomery could become more of a "hybrid" receiver-running back in 2018.

Drafted to play receiver out of Stanford in 2015, Montgomery instead spent most of the last two seasons at running back. Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams showed more as runners last season, however, so Montgomery's role seems likely to be tweaked. If the Packers release Randall Cobb, we'd be interested to see if Montgomery would be given an opportunity to earn snaps at slot receiver.
Feb 28 - 7:32 PM

ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky believes the time might be right for Green Bay to move Ty Montgomery back to wide receiver.

Montgomery was an every-down running back the first three weeks of last season, but the injuries started kicking in soon after. 41 of his 71 carries came in Weeks 1-3 before suffering a wrist injury five snaps into Week 4. He then sustained broken ribs just a couple weeks later. Montgomery was eventually placed on I.R. after carrying the ball just 14 times Weeks 8-10. His body simply didn't hold up in the backfield, and the Packers have Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones as better options. At receiver, Montgomery could replace Randall Cobb in the slot.
Feb 14 - 9:56 AM

Ty Montgomery will undergo wrist surgery.

Montgomery first injured his wrist in Week 4. He played through it, but it wasn’t getting any better. Montgomery will get surgery now that he’s on IR. He should be ready for OTAs.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 07:02:00 PM

Packers placed RB Ty Montgomery (wrist) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Montgomery had been dealing with fractured ribs for most of the year but his wrist injury sent him to IR. It ends an ineffective first full season at running back for Montgomery, who averaged just 3.8 YPC. Montgomery likely won't have more than a pass-down role in 2018.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 04:44:00 PM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) is out for Week 13 against the Buccaneers.

Kevin King (shoulder) has also been ruled out. This marks Montgomery's third straight absence. The early rule-out suggests Montgomery was never close to playing, casting doubt on his status for Week 14. Aaron Jones (knee) resumed practicing on Thursday and would likely work in a committee with Jamaal Williams if he plays this week.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 11:04:00 AM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) remained sidelined at Thursday's practice.

Montgomery has made little progress in his recovery from a rib injury and could be headed for another absence Sunday against Tampa Bay. Jamaal Williams has handled most of the Packers' backfield work recently, though Aaron Jones (knee) could be back this week after returning to practice on Thursday.
Thu, Nov 30, 2017 01:58:00 PM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) is not practicing Wednesday.

Aaron Jones (knee) is also not practicing Wednesday, though both players were on the field working with the rehab group. Coach Mike McCarthy said there's still a chance both practice this week. For now, Jamaal Williams remains atop the depth chart and a volume-based RB2 play against the Bucs.
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 01:02:00 PM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) is doubtful for Week 12 against the Steelers.

Montgomery didn't practice all week and barring a miraculous comeback, will not play Sunday night at Pittsburgh. With Aaron Jones (knee) also on the shelf, Jamaal Williams will draw another start for Green Bay. Williams has logged 20-plus touches in each of his last two games, though he's averaged a disappointing 3.26 yards per carry over that span. He'll be on the RB2/3 borderline for Week 12.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 04:21:00 PM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) remained sidelined at Friday's practice.

He hasn't practiced at all this week and still looks like a long shot to play against the Steelers. Coach Mike McCarthy refused to rule him out, saying Montgomery would need to practice Saturday if he wants to play Sunday. Jamaal Williams should be in line for 15-plus carries but comes with little upside.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 11:05:00 AM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) did not practice Thursday.

Montgomery also sat out on Wednesday, suggesting he is not going to play on Sunday night against the Steelers. Aaron Jones (knee) also remains sidelined, leaving Jamaal Williams to once again carry the load. It is not a good matchup, but Williams will be a volume-based RB2.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017 10:17:00 AM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) is not practicing Wednesday.

Montgomery's injury isn't believed to be serious, but he's been battling it for most of the season and aggravated in Week 10 before missing Week 11. With Montgomery and Aaron Jones (knee) looking doubtful and Devante Mays fumbling his first two carries last week, it'll likely be all the Jamaal Williams he can handle against the Steelers. Volume puts Williams on the RB2/3 map.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 12:01:00 PM

Ty Montgomery (ribs) is out for Week 11 against the Ravens.

As expected. Montgomery didn't even practice this week after aggravating a rib injury in Sunday's win over Chicago. With Aaron Jones (sprained MCL) also out, Jamaal Williams will seize the lead role in Green Bay's backfield. He'll be a volume-based RB2/3 in a tough matchup against a stout Ravens' front seven. Fantasy owners should consider TyMont week-to-week.
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 04:28:00 PM

Coach Mike McCarthy said Ty Montgomery (ribs) is unlikely to play Week 11 against the Ravens.

McCarthy said it's not a long-term concern, but it will be Jamaal Williams and Devante Mays this week in a tough spot. Williams managed just 67 yards on 20 carries in relief against the Bears last week. He's low-upside RB3 play who should get volume. Williams will likely need a TD to be worth it.
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 10:54:00 AM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Aaron Rodgers
2Brett Hundley
3DeShone Kizer
RB1Jamaal Williams
2Aaron Jones
3Ty Montgomery
4Devante Mays
5Joel Bouagnon
GLB1Jamaal Williams
2Aaron Jones
3RB1Jamaal Williams
2Aaron Jones
FB1Aaron Ripkowski
2Joe Kerridge
WR11Davante Adams
2Geronimo Allison
3DeAngelo Yancey
4Michael Clark
5Equanimeous St. Brown
WR21Randall Cobb
2Trevor Davis
3J'Mon Moore
4Marquez Valdes-Scantling
5Jake Kumerow
WR31Geronimo Allison
TE1Jimmy Graham
2Lance Kendricks
3Marcedes Lewis
4Emanuel Byrd
5Robert Tonyan Jr.
LT1David Bakhtiari
2Kyle Murphy
LG1Lane Taylor
2Adam Pankey
3Kofi Amichia
4Ethan Cooper
C1Corey Linsley
2Dillon Day
RG1Justin McCray
2Lucas Patrick
RT1Bryan Bulaga
2Jason Spriggs
3Cole Madison
K1Mason Crosby