Mat McBriar’s future in Dallas is wholly unclear, but after undergoing a successful surgical procedure to dissolve a cyst in his left leg this week, the free agent to-be is hopeful that he will remain a Cowboy.
“I don’t know how it’s going to end up,” McBriar said in an interview on ESPN Radio 103.3 this week, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I really do hope that I stay in Dallas, but I guess for the time being, just getting healthy is my main focus. I’ve been given no reason not to believe that it would come back to where it was.”
McBriar struggled throughout the season with a case of drop-foot in his left (plant) foot, the result, it turns out, of the aforementioned cyst just below his left knee. The two-time All-Pro was placed on the injured reserve just prior to the regular season finale (replaced by Chris Jones) and will become a free agent on March 13.
For what it’s worth in the negotiations between the two-time All-Pro and the Cowboys, McBriar is confident he’ll make a full and relatively speedy recovery.
“I know it’ll be a full recovery,” he said.
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