Ricardo Lockette to have neck surgery, prognosis good

Seattle Times - [Full Article]

The Seattle Seahawks, in a statement released Monday morning, said that receiver Ricardo Lockette will have surgery to repair ligament damage in his neck.

Here’s the full text of the statement: “Wide receiver Ricardo Lockette sustained ligament damage in his neck that requires surgery to stabilize. He will undergo surgery this afternoon at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He has full motion and feeling in all extremities and his prognosis is good. We will provide an update following surgery.”

Fantasy Impact: 

It's great news following what was a scary situation. The injury will sideline Lockette for the rest of the season, coach Pete Carroll said during his regular weekly day-after radio show on ESPN 710 Seattle. Lockette was injured while covering a punt late in the first half of Sunday’s 13-12 win at Dallas when he was hit hard by Dallas’ Jeff Heath.

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