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Sidney Rice has only been fully healthy for one of his 5 career seasons, but when he was he caught 83 passes for 1312 yards and 8 touchdowns. However, he’s one of the league most injury prone players. Just this past year, he suffered 3 separate concussions and had 2 offseason shoulder surgeries. Now, he’s back working out and running routes with the Seahawks once again.
They expect him to be as healthy as he’s ever been by Training Camp, but that might be delusional optimistic thinking for a team that signed Rice to a 41 million dollar deal over 5 years and owes him a guaranteed 7 million in 2012. They also don’t have another #1 receiver and need Rice to step up in that role after just 32 catches for 484 yards and 2 touchdowns last season. There’s some buy low upside with Rice in fantasy leagues, but there’s also a clear downside.
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