Dec. 7 (UPI) — The Indianapolis Colts have promoted broad receiver Daurice Fountain from the observe squad.
Indianapolis introduced the roster transfer on Friday. The Colts additionally waived tight finish Clive Walford and signed quarterback Phillip Walker to the observe squad.
Fountain, 22, was a fifth-round decide by the Colts within the 2018 NFL Draft. The Northern Iowa product has spent all the season on the AFC South franchise’s observe squad. He spent the offseason and coaching camp with the Colts earlier than being waived throughout remaining cuts.
The 6-foot-2, 210-pound pass-catcher had 2,077 yards and 23 scores on 150 catches throughout his collegiate profession.
Walford, 27, had 9 catches for 80 yards in 13 video games final season for the Oakland Raiders. The third-round decide within the 2015 NFL Draft was signed by the Colts on Nov. 28 as a free agent. He was inactive final week at Jacksonville. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound tight finish had 768 yards and 6 scores on 80 receptions in 44 video games for the Raiders.
Walker, 23, entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent signing by the Colts in 2017. He spent all the 2017 marketing campaign on the Colts’ observe squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts in January and spent the offseason and coaching camp with the franchise earlier than being waived in September.
The Colts face the Houston Texans at 1 p.m. on Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston.
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