Daurice Fountain

Kansas City Chiefs
Wide Receiver #10
Kansas City Chiefs
Wide Receiver #10

Daurice Fountain News

Signs with Chiefs

The Chiefs signed Fountain to a reserve/future contract Wednesday, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports.

Analysis: 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 while playing mainly on special teams. The 26-year-old will now remain with the organization heading into the offseason.

Feb 2, 2022 1:58 PM EST


Reverts to practice squad

Fountain was reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: 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, Fountain 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.

Jan 31, 2022 5:39 PM EST



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

Analysis: 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.

Jan 29, 2022 5:32 PM EST


Returns to practice squad

Fountain was reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Fountain received 10 special-teams snaps in Kansas City's divisional-round win over the Bills on Sunday. It was his fourth appearance with the Chiefs this season. He'll work to earn another shot with the active roster in Sunday's AFC Championship game against the Bengals.

Jan 24, 2022 5:10 PM EST


Elevated for divisional round

The Chiefs elevated Fountain on Saturday ahead of the team's divisional-round matchup against the Bills, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Analysis: Fountain has been elevated for three games so far this season and appeared on three offensive snaps in last week's wild-card win over the Steelers. He has also played on exactly 18 special-teams snaps in all three games that he's been elevated for this season.

Jan 22, 2022 6:04 PM EST



Sent back to practice squad

Fountain reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Analysis: Fountain has been elevated sporadically in the second half of the campaign. He didn't play a major role in Sunday's wild-card round win over the Steelers, but he was on the field for three offensive snaps and 18 specials teams snaps.

Jan 17, 2022 6:27 PM EST


Elevated to active roster

The Chiefs elevated Fountain from their practice squad Saturday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Analysis: Fountain joined Kansas City's active roster twice during the regular season, but he played primarily on special teams. He'll likely have a similar role during Sunday's wild-card matchup against the Steelers.

Jan 15, 2022 2:22 PM EST


Returns from COVID list

Fountain (illness) was restored to the Chiefs' practice squad from the practice squad COVID-19 list Tuesday, Sam McDowell of The Kansas City Star reports.

Analysis: Fountain landed on the COVID list last week but is now clear of the health and safety protocols. He's appeared in two games for the Chiefs this season and primarily played special teams.

Dec 28, 2021 7:13 PM EST


Lands on COVID list

Fountain (illness) was placed on the Chiefs' practice squad COVID-19 list Tuesday, per the NFL transaction log.

Analysis: Fountain tested positive for the virus, as all four players who landed on the practice squad COVID -19 lists were the result of a positive test, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports. The 26-year-old has appeared in two games for the Chiefs this season.

Dec 21, 2021 6:26 PM EST


Reverts to practice squad

Fountain has reverted back to the Chief's practice squad Friday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Analysis: Fountain was elevated to the active roster for Thursday's game against the Chargers, his second time dressing for a contest on the season. He played exclusively on special teams and did not record a stat.

Dec 17, 2021 7:34 PM EST


Elevated for Thursday

Fountain was elevated to the Chiefs' active roster from the practice squad for Thursday's game against the Chargers, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Fountain will provide Kansas City with some receiving depth Thursday while Josh Gordon (undisclosed) is on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Fountain appeared in one game earlier this season and primarily played special teams.

Dec 16, 2021 4:03 PM EST


Reverts to practice squad

Fountain has reverted back to the Chiefs' practice squad per the NFL's transaction report.

Analysis: Fountain was added to the team's active roster ahead of Sunday's victory over the Cowboys. He only saw the field for two offensive snaps, but did log 18 on special teams, recording one tackle in the process.

Nov 22, 2021 7:25 PM EST


Added to active roster

Fountain was elevated from the Chiefs' practice squad ahead of Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Analysis: Fountain will join the active roster as a COVID replacement after Marcus Kemp (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday. The 25-year-old hasn't yet made his regular-season debut in 2021.

Nov 20, 2021 4:17 PM EST


Returns to practice squad

The Chiefs signed Fountain to their practice squad Thursday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Analysis: Fountain was cut from the Chiefs' active roster Tuesday after failing to appear in any game of the team's first five games. Back in a lesser role, he'll hope to be promoted to the active roster again at some point later in the campaign.

Oct 14, 2021 9:16 PM EST


Waived by Chiefs

Fountain was waived by the Chiefs on Tuesday.

Analysis: The wide receiver signed a one-year deal with the Chiefs in the offseason, but did not appear in a game prior to being let go. He last appeared in the league in 2020, reeling in 2 catches for 23 yards in 5 games with the Colts.

Oct 12, 2021 3:15 PM EST


Inactive for Week 4

Fountain (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Eagles, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Fountain signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs this offseason, but he has yet to be active for a game during the 2021 campaign. The 25-year-old appeared in five contests for the Colts last season and caught two of his three targets for 23 yards.

Oct 3, 2021 8:47 AM EST


Signs one-year deal with KC

Fountain signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs on Monday, his agent reports.

Analysis: Fountain appeared in five games with the Colts last season, catching two of three targets for 23 yards. He'll be fighting an uphill battle to secure a spot on the Chiefs' roster but could find some success if he makes it with Patrick Mahomes throwing him the ball.

May 17, 2021 10:14 AM EST


Sent down to practice squad

Fountain reverted to the Colts' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Fountain fielded 10 of 68 offensive snaps for Indianapolis during a 24-10 loss to the Ravens on Sunday, but he was unable to add to his season total of two receptions and 23 receiving yards. The Northern Iowa product has been held without a catch in four of his five appearances this season, while fielding an average of 12.8 offensive snaps per contest.

Nov 9, 2020 6:15 PM EST


Elevated to active roster

Fountain was elevated to the Colts' active roster Saturday,

Analysis: Fountain was just signed to the Colts' practice squad earlier in the week. He will now be active as a depth receiver in Sunday's matchup with the Ravens. However, T.Y. Hilton (groin) is doubtful and Marcus Johnson (knee) is questionable, so he could potentially be in line for some snaps.

Nov 7, 2020 12:53 PM EST


Latches onto practice squad

The Colts signed Fountain to the practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: The Colts waived Fountain last Saturday, but the third-year receiver cleared waivers and will sign with the practice squad. The 24-year-old has suited up in four games with the Colts this season and caught two of three targets for 23 yards. Fountain's a candidate to be elevated to the active roster this week depending on how T.Y. Hilton (groin) and Ashton Dulin (knee) progress in their respective recoveries.

Nov 3, 2020 3:24 PM EST


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