The Seattle Seahawks announced Monday that WR Ricardo Lockette will undergo surgery on Monday in Dallas to stabilize ligament damage in his neck.
Lockette has full motion and feeling in all extremities, and his prognosis is considered good at this point in time.
However, Pete Carroll mentioned during an interview with 710 ESPN that Lockette will miss the remainder of the season, per Tim Booth.
Carroll was asked if this could be a career-ending injury for Lockette, to which he replied: “I don’t know that,” per Bob Condotta.
Lockette left Sunday’s game against the Cowboys with a concussion after making contact with Jeff Heath. he immediately fell to the ground and was down for an extended period of time before being stretchered off the field.
Lockette, 29, is in the final year of his contract and stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season.
This season, Lockette has appeared in eight games and recorded receptions for 69 yards receiving and a touchdown for the Seahawks.
We’ll have more regarding Lockette and his injury as the news is available.