Colts wider receiver Daurice Fountain was a promising young receiver on the roster bubble but now he suffered what could be a career-threatening injury at practice.
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CelebNSports247.com has learned that Indianapolis Colts wideout Daurice Fountain was inactive most of his rookie season in 2018, but during a team practice, he went to the ground audibly screaming in agony.
Colts Daurice Fountain injury may be a career-ending injury per sources.
Here is what we’ve learned via Ian Rapoport:
#Colts WR Reece Fountain, who has recently impressed but was carted off today, suffered a dislocated and fractured ankle, source said. He’ll likely have surgery right away. A bad situation for a good, young player.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 15, 2019
Fountain’s injury was said to be so bad that his teammates were visually shaken up, gathering around the ailing wideout to take a knee and say a prayer.
Players on both teams were seen praying and kneeling by Fountain as the team’s medical staff tended to him. Head coach Frank Reich and Colts owner Jim Irsay spoke to Fountain as he was being carted off the field according to CBS Sports.
It is said that Daurice suffered a dislocated and fractured ankle and was carted off the field.
What is so sad about his injury is that Fountain was asserting his dominance with a terrific string of practices.
Colts Head coach Frank Reich said to Colts.com:
He’s had a great camp. He’s worked extremely hard and looked extremely good.
You never wanna lose a guy. You just don’t want to lose a guy, and then to an injury like this, it’s just unfortunate. But, you know, we’ll just support him in every way we can.
A former FCS standout at Northern Iowa, Fountain wowed Draft Twitter and scouts alike with his performance at the Shrine Game, in which he was named MVP. He was the Colts used a fifth-round pick, No. 159 overall, on Fountain in the 2018 NFL Draft.