Sidney Rice has had two offseason shoulder surgeries


Seahawks receiver Sidney Rice injured his shoulder during the 2011 season.  At one point, reports surfaced that he’d need surgery.  And though he eventually played without the procedure, Rice has since gone under the knife/scope/knitting needle/whatever not once, but twice.

According to Mike Sando of, Seahawks G.M. John Schneider told reporters on Thursday that Rice has had a pair of surgeries since the season ended.  As it turns out, doctors repaired the torn labrum in one shoulder and then fixed an issue he’d been having since college in the other shoulder.

Schneider added that Rice will be ready for training camp.

Rice’s final season in Minnesota was plagued by a hip problem that eventually required surgery.  He signed a big-money contract with Seattle after the lockout ended in July.