The Lions waived Montez on Wednesday. Montez went undrafted out of Colorado and was signed by Washington as a free agent in 2020 and later joined the Lions' practice squad in 2021. The 6-foot-5 quarterback is still looking to make his NFL debut.
Montez was signed to a reserve/future contract with the Lions on Monday. Montez went undrafted out of Colorado and was signed by Washington as a free agent in 2020. He signed with the Lions this season and spent the entirety of 2021 on their practice squad.
Montez (illness) was restored to the Lions' practice squad from the practice squad COVID-19 list Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports. Montez was placed on the COVID list at the start of the week but was able to clear the protocols relatively quickly. The 24-year-old has yet to make his NLF debut since going undrafted out of Colorado in 2020.
Montez was placed on the Lions' practice squad/COVID-19 list Monday after testing positive for the virus, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports. Montez went undrafted out of Colorado and joined the Lions' practice squad after being let go by Washington during training camp. He'll now try to get healthy and be ready if called upon over the last two weeks of the season.
Washington waived Montez on Monday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports. Montez did not appear in NFL action as an undrafted rookie in 2020, as he spent most of the season on Washington's practice squad. He could secure a similar role for the 2021 campaign if he goes unclaimed on waivers.
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|5||10/09||@New England Patriots||2||15.56|
|9||11/06||Green Bay Packers||19||19.44|
|11||11/20||@New York Giants||8||18.12|
|15||12/18||@New York Jets||28||20.65|
|18||01/08||@Green Bay Packers||19||19.44|
|3 Year Avg||0.0||0||0||0||0||0||0|