MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings say receiver Sidney Rice has had hip surgery, a procedure that could keep the Pro Bowler out for the first half of the season or more.
The team posted an update on its website Tuesday.READ MORE: Former Aide Accusing Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment Says She Believes Governor Was Propositioning Her For Sex
It’s a huge blow for the Vikings, who have very little depth at receiver. Percy Harvin has struggled with migraines and the team signed veteran Javon Walker on Tuesday to help out.READ MORE: Gov. Lamont Lifts Most COVID Capacity Limits In Connecticut, But Maintains Mask Mandate
Rice had a breakout season in Brett Favre’s first year in Minnesota. He caught 83 passes for 1,312 yards and eight TDs to earn his first Pro Bowl bid. But Rice was injured in the playoffs and did not play in the Pro Bowl.
Rice’s surgery was first reported by the Star Tribune of Minneapolis.MORE NEWS: 'Isolation Kills, Too': New Jersey Families Beg Governor To Loosen Long-Term Care Facility Visitation Restrictions
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