The team posted an update on its website today.
It’s a huge blow for the Vikings, who have very little depth at receiver. Percy Harvin has struggled with migraines and the team signed veteran Javon Walker on Tuesday to help out.
Rice had a breakout season in Brett Favre’s first year in Minnesota. He caught 83 passes for 1,312 yards and eight TDs to earn his first Pro Bowl bid. But Rice was injured in the playoffs and did not play in the Pro Bowl.