Future practice time and game snaps will sort this out, but Montgomery holds the early lead over Jeff Janis, the second-year target still seen as a project despite his Nelson-like measurements. (Nelson is listed at 6-foot-3 and 217 pounds, while Janis measures in at 6-foot-3 and 219 pounds.)
Montgomery is three inches shorter but drew comparisons before the draft to a pre-collapse Cordarrelle Patterson. While Janis has battled inconsistency and "wasn't able to sustain his momentum" during training camp, Nelson praised Montgomery's work ethic over the summer, saying, per ESPN.com: "Taking away the athletic part of it, just his approach to understanding our playbook, asking questions, trying to be detailed as much as possible in a short amount of time."
Working outside, Montgomery made some noise right away on Tuesday: