That means that, in all likelihood, it’ll be back to complaining about Gibbs not getting enough touches in Week 10. While Gibbs is certainly deserving of those touches, though, it can’t be discounted how effective Montgomery has been for Detroit since joining the team. He’s no scrub, and even with the way Gibbs played in the Lions’ past two games, the split will never be more than 50:50 in favor of Gibbs. The difference for Gibbs is the type of work he receives, and there’s a chance that he’s relegated back to primarily work in the passing game with Montgomery healthy again. However, there’s also a chance that Gibbs gets a little more run in the ground game than he did in the first few games while splitting with Montgomery, making his range of outcomes on a weekly basis quite wide once again. He should be started as a low-end RB2/high-end RB3 with plenty of upside moving forward.
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