Agent: Sidney Rice has hip injury
The agent for Sidney Rice says the receiver has a lingering hip
injury but should be ready when the Minnesota Vikings open the
regular season against the New Orleans Saints.
Drew Rosenhaus tweeted the update on Thursday. Rosenhaus says
Rice “does not anticipate that this injury will require surgery
and he’s hopeful that he will be fully healthy for the start of the
Rice had a breakout season catching passes from Brett Favre last
year. He caught 83 passes for 1,312 yards and eight touchdowns to
help the Vikings reach the NFC championship game. He was also named
to his first Pro Bowl in his third season in the league.