Cowboys running back Lance Dunbar’s season came to an abrupt end on Thanksgiving Day, when--in the fourth quarter of the win, after going for 82 yards on 12 carries against the visiting Raiders, very possibly the best performance of his young career--he suffered an injury to the posterior lateral corner in his left knee.
The injury required surgery, but the procedure went well, and Dunbar is confident that he’ll return fully healthy in time for the offseason conditioning program. From there, Dunbar says, he’ll just have to hope for better luck where staying on the field is concerned.
"I guess bad things happened at the wrong time that were out of my control," Dunbar said, per ESPN Dallas. "I guess I have to hope for better luck next year."
Dunbar, who also dealt with foot and hamstring issues this season, finishes 2013 with 150 yards on 30 carries.
"The doctors told me I should be fine, and I should feel like I didn't even have surgery," Dunbar said. "It's feeling good now. I can bend it; have full range of motion, so we'll see."
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