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Running Back, Chicago Bears

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Draft: 2021 Round 6 (33)
College: Virginia Tech
Ht: 5’9”  Wt: 212 DOB: 1998-04-21 Age: 24

Season Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2021 CHI 17 103 433 4.2 2 16 14 96 6.9 0 64.9 3.8
2022 CHI 13 129 732 5.7 4 12 9 57 6.3 1 108.9 8.4
2022 (Projected) CHI   96 385 4.0 2   17 117 6.9 0 62.2  

2022 Outlook
Depth Chart
The 6th round rookie came out of nowhere while filling in for Montgomery during his four-game absence. Herbert tallied 344 yards (80% of his season total) over that span, displaying a burst and wiggle (4.5 yards per carry) the offense doesn't always get with Montgomery. Unfortunately for Chicago and his fantasy owners, the coaching staff totally ignored Herbert once Montgomery returned, so we didn't get to see if those four games were a fluke, or a sign of possibility. The Bears didn't add significantly to the position in 2022, so I have to believe they trust Montgomery to lead the way, but it also could signal that Herbert could get a longer look than he did in 2021. He doesn't pop athletically, but he's got great vision and is a decisive runner. If he's improved as a pass blocker, I expect him to see the field more, and make for a passable starter if Montgomery gets hurt again.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 David Montgomery
RB2RB2 Khalil Herbert
RB3RB3 Darrynton Evans
RB4RB4 Trestan Ebner
RB5FB1 Khari Blasingame
Bears Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
David Montgomery sticking around?
GM hopeful of keeping RB on the roster for a while longer
By: Doug Orth | Tue Jan 10, 4:45 pm

Chicgao Bears
"I've always wanted to keep David." - Bears GM Ryan Poles on RB David Montgomery. He said the next step is trying to find "common ground" on a contract. Montgomery's play style fits the identity that the Bears want. (The Athletic - Adam Jahns)

FFToday's Take: The primary question here is whether Poles hopes Montgomery will accept a 1A/1B arrangement with Khalil Herbert or if Montgomery wants a backfield to himself. The Bears will have the cap space to match just about any offer Montgomery gets in free agency, but he will ultimately need to decide if sharing backfield chores with Herbert is what he wants for the foreseeable future.


Khalil Herbert close to return
Has been sidelined with hip injury since Week 9
By: Doug Orth | Mon Dec 19, 11:55 pm

Chicgao Bears
Khalil Herbert (hip) will be designated for a return from injured reserve this week and rejoin the Bears in practice, Matt Eberflus said. (670 The Score - Chris Emma)

FFToday's Take: Considering Herbert will likely be playing for the first time in almost two months this month, there is a decent chance he won't serve as a true 1B to David Montgomery's 1A status. With that said, a lot of that figures to be determined in how he practices this week. Before his injury, Herbert was regularly handling about 10 carries per game. If he is active against Buffalo this weekend, fantasy managers should consider him as a volatile but high-upside flex option.


Injury Khalil Herbert out for at least a month
Hip injury
By: Doug Orth | Tue Nov 15, 11:15 pm

Chicgao Bears
Bears placed Khalil Herbert on injured reserve. (Aaron Wilson on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Herbert's production has taken a hit since Justin Fields started monopolizing the running game about five weeks ago, but he was still one of the better stories of the season so far - especially in Weeks 3 and 4 when David Montgomery was injured. With Herbert out of the picture - possibly for the rest of the year - Montgomery should return to a workhorse role and be considered a strong RB2 option at worst moving forward. Trestan Ebner could work into the mix as well, but he is unlikely to be all that relevant for fantasy purposes this year.



2022 Gamelog Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 SF W 19-10 9 45 5.0 1 1 1 -2 -2.0 0 10.3
2 at GB L 10-27 4 38 9.5 0 1 1 3 3.0 0 4.1
3 HOU W 23-20 20 157 7.9 2 2 2 12 6.0 0 28.9
4 at NYG L 12-20 19 77 4.1 0 1 1 24 24.0 0 10.1
5 at MIN L 22-29 4 11 2.8 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.1
6 WAS L 7-12 7 75 10.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 7.5
7 at NE W 33-14 12 62 5.2 0 2 1 25 25.0 1 14.7
8 at DAL L 29-49 16 99 6.2 1 0 0 0 - 0 15.9
9 MIA L 32-35 7 23 3.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 2.3
10 DET L 30-31 10 57 5.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 5.7
16 BUF L 13-35 6 7 1.2 0 3 2 -4 -2.0 0 0.3
17 at DET L 10-41 5 31 6.2 0 0 0 0 - 0 3.1
18 MIN L 13-29 10 50 5.0 0 2 1 -1 -1.0 0 4.9

2021 Gamelog Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
4 DET W 24-14 3 7 2.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.7
5 at LV W 20-9 18 75 4.2 0 0 0 0 - 0 7.5
6 GB L 14-24 19 97 5.1 1 3 2 15 7.5 0 17.2
7 at TB L 3-38 18 100 5.6 0 5 5 33 6.6 0 13.3
8 SF L 22-33 23 72 3.1 0 2 2 -4 -2.0 0 6.8
9 at PIT L 27-29 4 13 3.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.3
11 BAL L 13-16 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.0
12 at DET W 16-14 4 9 2.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.9
13 ARI L 22-33 4 16 4.0 0 1 1 11 11.0 0 2.7
14 at GB L 30-45 1 3 3.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.3
15 MIN L 9-17 0 0 - 0 4 3 34 11.3 0 3.4
16 at SEA W 25-24 2 21 10.5 1 1 1 7 7.0 0 8.8
17 NYG W 29-3 2 9 4.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.9
18 at MIN L 17-31 4 11 2.8 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.1

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