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Seattle expects Rice to be ready for season

Seattle expects Rice to be ready for season

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider talks to the media during an NFL football news conference Friday, April 4, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks have locked up coach Pete Carroll with a three-year contract extension after he led the franchise to its first Super Bowl title. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Marcus R. Donner

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider says the team expects recently re-signed wide receiver Sidney Rice to be ready for the start of the 2014 season after suffering a torn ACL midway through last season.

Schneider touched on a number of topics during his pre-draft availability on Wednesday.

Schneider added that Terrelle Pryor was acquired from Oakland with the idea that he’d compete as a quarterback. Seattle sent a seventh-round pick to the Raiders in exchange for Pryor. There was a thought he could be a dual-threat player for Seattle, but Schneider said Pryor is learning the quarterback position.

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