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Daurice Fountain: Added to practice squad
Fountain was added to the Lions' practice squad Thursday.
Fountain was released by the Bears on Tuesday after spending the majority of the 2022 season on Chicago's practice squad. The 2018 fifth-round pick out of Northern Iowa will remain in the NFC North and look for an opportunity to move up to the Lions' active roster.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Let go by Chicago
The Bears released Fountain on Tuesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Fountain spent most of the 2022 campaign on the Bears' practice squad and was unable to land a spot on the 53-man roster ahead of the regular season in 2023. However, it's possible he winds up on a practice squad once again this year.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Daurice Fountain: Sticking with Chicago
Fountain signed a reserve/future contract with the Bears on Tuesday.
Fountain joined the Bears' practice squad in late October and failed to appear in a game down the stretch, but he'll get another shot with the team in 2023 and look to carve out a role for himself on the active roster. The wide receiver has produced two catches for 23 yards in eight career games between the Colts and Chiefs over five professional seasons.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Joins Bears' practice squad
Chicago signed Fountain to the practice squad Wednesday, per the NFL's official transactions report.
Fountain will get a chance to compete for an emergency reserve role with the Bears after having begun the 2022 season on the Chifes' practice squad. In his two appearances with Kansas City this season, Fountain played two offensive snaps and was not targeted.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Parts ways with Kansas City
Fountain was granted his release from the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, Matt Derrick of ChiefsDigest.com reports.
Fountain was elevated from the practice squad in Week 1, but he did not play a snap in this win over the Cardinals. The fifth-year wideout has recorded just two receptions for 23 yards in his career and has not been targeted since his 2020 campaign with Indianapolis. According to Derrick, Fountain has attracted interest from teams in need of a veteran receiver, though he'll likely need to work his way up while with a practice squad elsewhere this season.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Heads back to practice squad
Fountain reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Fountain ultimately did not play a snap in Sunday's season-opening win for Kansas City after being elevated from the team's practice squad Saturday. The 26-year-old, who played 38 total snaps over two contests with the Chiefs last year, is now eligible for two more practice squad elevations moving forward this season.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Daurice Fountain: Elevated from practice squad
Fountain has been elevated from Kansas City's practice squad ahead of Sunday's season opener against the Cardinals.
Fountain gives the Chiefs some added wideout depth in advance of their season opener; however, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Mecole Hardman and Skyy Moore continue to profile as the team's top options at the position ahead of Week 1 action.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Inks with practice squad
The Chiefs signed Fountain to the practice squad Wednesday.
Fountain appeared in two games with Kansas City last season, though he didn't record a catch. He provides valuable depth in case of emergency as a practice squad player.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Waived by Chiefs
Fountain was waived by the Chiefs on Tuesday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.
Fountain was a surprising cut Tuesday, failing to make the final roster after catching six passes for 87 yards in three games this preseason. The wide receiver is a likely candidate to return the Chiefs' practice squad if he clears waivers.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Daurice Fountain: Back at practice
Fountain (groin) returned to Chiefs practice Thursday, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports
Fountain was a full participant during Kansas City's practice Thursday after dealing with various injuries over the past week. The 2018 fifth-round pick was elevated for two games from the Chiefs' practice squad last season, and he'll have to prove his value both as a pass catcher and on special teams this preseason if he wants to secure a role on the team's final 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Daurice Fountain: Pops up with new injury
Fountain sat out Monday's practice with a groin issue after he previously suffered a finger injury Saturday, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports.
Fountain underwent an X-ray on his injured finger after Saturday's practice, but this issue was likely minor given that he quickly returned to the field Sunday, according to Charles Goldman of USA Today. The wideout has now missed time with various issues so far throughout training camp, and his health may become the ultimate determining factor for his chances to secure the Chiefs' final roster spot at wide receiver ahead of Justin Watson, Cornell Powell and Corey Coleman.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Daurice Fountain: Hurts finger in camp
Fountain will undergo an X-ray after he injured his finger during Saturday's practice, Matt McMullen of the Chiefs' official site reports.
The severity of Fountain's injury might determine whether or not the 26-year-old makes the Chiefs' roster, as he's caught just two passes for 23 yards since he was drafted in 2018. Meanwhile, Justin Watson, Cornell Powell and Corey Coleman's chances of suiting up on game days will increase, as they'll receive more practice reps while Fountain awaits a diagnosis.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Daurice Fountain: Signs with Chiefs
The Chiefs signed Fountain to a reserve/future contract Wednesday, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports.
Fountain spent most of the 2021 campaign on Kansas City's practice squad and was elevated to the active roster five times between the regular season and playoffs. However, he wasn't targeted on offense while playing mainly on special teams. The 26-year-old will now remain with the organization heading into the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Daurice Fountain: Reverts to practice squad
Fountain reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Fountain had been active for the Chiefs' last three games and appeared in a total of five on the season. Primarily contributing on special teams, he never recorded an offensive stat. The 25-year-old will now likely focus on making a bigger impact in 2022, whether with the Chiefs or elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Daurice Fountain: Jumps to active roster
The Chiefs elevated Fountain from the practice squad ahead of Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Bengals, Matt Derrick of ChiefsDigest.com reports
For a third consecutive playoff contest, Fountain finds himself on the Chiefs' active roster. In the first two outings versus the Steelers and Bengals, he combined for three snaps on offense and 28 more on special teams. However, Fountain's output was minimal, amounting to one tackle on kick coverage.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 210 lbs|
|Birthplace: Madison, Wi|
|School: Northern Iowa|