Ricardo Lockette WR SEA 3 Days

Lockette played only three offensive plays and saw no targets in Sunday's loss to the Rams.

It's a little surprising that the special-teams speedster wasn't used in the passing game following the trade of Percy Harvin. But the Seahawks also wanted to get rookies Paul Richardson and Kevin Norwood involved too. The Seahawks still show no inclination to stretch the field, so until that happens, Lockette won't have much of a role.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA 6 Days

Lockette could see more targets after the Seahawks traded Percy Harvin on Friday.

Lockette is a speedster and seems to be a natural choice to stretch the field, but the Seahawks weren't using Harvin to stretch the field anyway. Rookies Paul Richardson and Kevin Norwood likely will be given increased opportunities to prove themselves. Lockette's role will depend on which way the offense evolves.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA 1 Month

Lockette caught a 39-yard touchdown in Sunday's overtime win against Denver.

It was Lockette's lone catch, but it was pretty nonetheless. He's primarily a special teams player, although he has scored two touchdowns already this year, showing a nice blend of size and speed.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA 1 Month

Lockette did not catch a pass on one target in Sunday's loss to the Chargers.

He carried once for two yards. Expect a similar line most weeks as Lockette is mainly a special teams player.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA 2 Months

Lockette caught two passes for 38 yards and a touchdown on three targets in Thursday's season opener against the Packers.

Lockette caught a 33-yard touchdown in the second quarter when Russell Wilson pulled up to pass on what appeared to be a read-option running play. Though uncovered by the defense, Lockette did have to break a tackle to reach the end zone, thus doing his part to score the second touchdown of his career. Despite his strong start to the season, Lockette is unlikely to play more than 10-15 snaps per game in the coming weeks, as he's competing with Jermaine Kearse and Paul Richardson for playing time behind starters Percy Harvin and Doug Baldwin. Kearse, who caught one pass for eight yards on three targets Thursday, is still a better bet to produce than either Lockette or Richardson.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA 12 Months

Seahawks promoted WR Ricardo Lockette from the practice squad.

Lockette takes the roster spot vacated by Sidney Rice (torn ACL, injured reserve). Lockette has some long speed but it's never translated to game action.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA Sep 01 '13

Bears signed WR Ricardo Lockette, RB Harvey Unga, QB Jerrod Johnson, and TE Fendi Onobun to the practice squad.

Lockette spent the summer with the 49ers before being cut ten days ago. He has some long speed, but it's never translated to games. Unga and Onobun were in training camp with the Bears before being part of final cuts.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA Aug 30 '13

Bears worked out free agent WR Ricardo Lockette.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are considering Lockette for a practice-squad spot. It would be unusual for the Bears to stash a 27 year old, but perhaps they're intrigued by Lockette's considerable speed.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA Aug 22 '13

49ers waived WR Ricardo Lockette.

Lockette's roster spot was needed for QB Seneca Wallace. We haven't had a blurb on Lockette since March when coach Jim Harbaugh said he was "fired up" about the 27-year-old receiver. Lockette is a straight-line speedster, but couldn't crack a 49ers receiving corps starving for talent.

Ricardo Lockette WR SEA Mar 20 '131 Comment

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is "fired up" about WR Ricardo Lockette.

Welcome to the offseason, where end-of-roster talents get talked up as potential breakout players. "I'm sure there's things I can specifically name, but there's just something about him that I'm really fired up about," Harbaugh said. "He's got something else to him, too, besides just the analytical size, strength, speed. There's something special there. I just feel it." Where there's one pump-up article, there's usually another, but it's very hard to see Lockette making an impact in 2013.