Ricardo Lockette undergoes successful neck surgery, neurological signs ‘all positive,’ Seahawks say

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RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks said injured wide receiver Ricardo Lockette underwent "successful neck surgery" Monday afternoon and is expected to remain in the hospital for a few days of recovery.

"He will be up and moving around as early as tomorrow and his neurological signs are all positive," the team said in a late Monday news release.

Earlier, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Lockette was undergoing  surgery in Texas for ligament and disc issues and would likely remain in the hospital for about a week.

Lockette also suffered a concussion, Carroll said. The injuries, sustained in Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys, would be season-ending for Lockette, but Carroll said he didn't know the long-term outlook on Lockette.

The surgery was being performed at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.

Lockette has full motion and feeling in all extremities. The team said his prognosis is good.

The Seahawks planned to announce an update on Lockette's status after his surgery this afternoon.

Head coach Pete Carroll told 710 ESPN that the surgery would put an early end to Lockette's 2015 season, according to Seahawks.com.

Lockette tweeted Monday thanking everyone for the prayers and support.

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