It might be awhile before the Dallas Cowboys get a good look at their new guard, Mackenzy Bernadeau, who came over from Carolina as a free agent earlier this offseason.
Multiple sources in contact with Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas report that Bernadeau underwent surgery this week to repair a muscle tear on the right hip, and is expected to miss between 10 and 12 weeks as he recovers.
After spending four seasons with the Panthers, Bernadeau was brought in along with fellow guard Nate Livings (formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals) as the team made its free agency push to strengthen the interior of the offensive line, one of the team’s more glaring bad spots in 2011, back in March.
At 26, 2012 will mark Bernadeau’s fifth season in the NFL.
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