Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/15/14

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 20: Charles Godfrey #30 of the Carolina Panthers forces a fumble by Sidney Rice #18 of the Minnesota Vikings at Bank of America Stadium on December 20, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Even though Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice is not expected to participate during offseason minicamps after undergoing surgery on both shoulders this offseason. General manager John Schneider told the local media “this is the healthiest he’s going to be since he’s been a professional.”

The Seahawks need Rice to live up to the five-year $41 million contract they signed him to last offseason if they’re going to get the production they need out of whoever starts at quarterback.

PLAYERS: Sidney Rice
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