Packers yet to clear RB Montgomery

From ESPN - October 13, 2017

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers think Ty Montgomery can be effective if he plays Sunday, a little more than two weeks after he sustained broken ribs, but they are not ready to clear him just yet.

The running back was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, but there's still a chance he could play at Minnesota. Montgomery broke multiple ribs on Sept. 28 against the Bears and has not played since then. Last week, he was listed as doubtful in advance of the game at Dallas.

It was against the Cowboys that rookie running back Aaron Jones made his first NFL start and rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown in the Packers' win.

Even if Montgomery is cleared, the Packers likely would give Jones a considerable workload given his success last week.


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