DALLAS - AUGUST 22: Cornerback Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys during a preseason game against the Houston Texans at Texas Stadium on August 22, 2008 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Orlando Scandrick underwent surgery on Tuesday evening to repair a broken finger suffered at the team's organized team activities this week, an injury that will shelf the third-year cornerback for the rest of OTAs and mini-camp, multiple sources have reported.
Scandrick broke the index finger on his left hand in drills on Tuesday afternoon.
After undergoing surgery, doctors told Scandrick that the damage was more serious than initially thought. He will spend three to four weeks with a cast on the hand, and a pin in the injured finger, before returning.
"I don't see myself catching any balls until camp starts," said Scandrick, per the Dallas Morning News.
ESPNDallas.com has reported that rookie receiver Dez Bryant suffered a hip pointer on Wednesday, the final day of OTAs. Of course, Bryant was sent home from practice on Tuesday with a stomach virus; he suffered a twisted ankle on the final day of rookie mini-camp.
The hip injury is not considered to be serious.