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Ricardo Lockette to have surgery on his neck, will miss rest of the season

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Ricardo Lockette remains in Dallas Monday to undergo surgery to repair a damaged ligament in his neck.

Per a statement by the Seahawks, WR 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. They will provide an update following surgery.

Pete Carroll said there is no chance that Lockette will return to the field this season (meaning he'll go to the injured reserve) and that he does not know what it means for Lockette in terms of continuing his career on the field.

Obviously this is very disheartening in the short term but great news overall that Lockette has full motion and feeling in his limbs and that his prognosis for recovery is good. Like Evan wrote this morning, this is more than just a game. It's bigger than the Seahawks' 2015 season. All our best thoughts going out to Ricardo and his family today.