Sidney Rice in a walking boot with foot injury; status for Sunday in question

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Leading all Seahawks in receptions and yards, Rice could be a significant loss going into the weekend

Sidney Rice's injured foot could keep him out of Sunday's game against the Bills, according to Pro Football Talk and SportsRadioKJR's Curtis Crabtree. According to reports, Rice is in a walking boot and did not practice on Wednesday after the injury flared up following Seattle's win vs. the Cardinals. The Seahawks are playing the Bills Week 15 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, an annual tradition Buffalo started in 2008.

After playing in just nine games last year because of various injuries, the 26-year-old receiver has managed to play every game for the Seahawks this season. His production has increased as well, as he's caught 45 passes for 658 yards and seven touchdowns. That may not seem like much, but in Seattle's league-low passing volume offense, Rice is first or tied for first on the team in all three categories.

Among Rice's season highlights were his 46-yard, go-ahead TD against the Patriots in Week 6 and his game-winning overtime touchdown reception against the Bears in Week 13. Upon catching the ball and after crossing the plane of the endzone, Rice was leveled by Chicago defenders and knocked out cold, but the touchdown counted.

Pete Carroll said the X-rays and MRI was negative for structural damage, so as long as Rice can get the pain under control, he has a chance to play Sunday. The Seahawks will certainly hope he improves over the next few days, as he's an integral part of their offense.

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