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Sunday slant: Injury perception vs. reality

Sidney Rice's revelation of a hip injury might have fans concerned. The Vikings had some minor injuries last year, but the fact is the Vikings were one of the most fortunate teams when it came to avoiding potentially serious injuries.

Just as Sidney Rice was starting to receive criticism for not participating fully in organized team activities and not attending the first week of Larry Fitzgerald Jr.'s conditioning camp, Rice's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, came to the rescue and tried to shoot down rumors of a groin injury. "Sidney Rice does not have a groin injury and has not had surgery. He does have a lingering hip injury that he...

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