Minnesota Vikings: WR Sidney Rice Becomes a Free Agent

March 2, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well fellow Viking fans, trouble strikes again.
It was announced earlier this week that Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice will enter the free agency market. Any team would be lucky to get Rice, as he is a great receiver. Rice's greatest season was in 2009 when he racked up over 1,300 yards and eight touchdowns.
During the offseason following that year, Rice underwent hip surgery, and it was because of that surgery that his numbers lacked in 2010. Still, he recorded just under 300 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
What Does His Free Agency Mean for the Vikings?
Well, it depends what Rice decides to do. Sidney can still re-sign with the Vikings. I hope this is the option he chooses, because the Vikings can not afford to lose a key player like Rice.
Without Rice, the Vikings' current receiving core is Percy Harvin, Bernard Berrian, and Greg Camarillo. Rice is needed on the team, because, without him, the quarterback will suffer—whoever it is. The receiving...

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