Report: Orlando Scandrick Has Surgery To Fix Broken Hand

Scandrick suffered the injury in the Thanksgiving Day loss to Washington

Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick spent the early part of his black Friday undergoing surgery to repair a broken left hand, suffered in the first half of the Thanksgiving Day loss to the Washington Redskins, ESPN Dallas has reported.

Scandrick said after the 38-31 loss that he was unsure if he would be able to return in 2012, but with five games left (not counting the playoffs!), he expressed some hope that he’ll get a chance.

“Being optimistic, hopefully I'll be back," Scandrick said in the report today. “If there is any way I can play, I will be back.”

Dallas has already lost three defensive starters for the season, including safety Barry Church (Achilles), linebacker Sean Lee (toe) and defensive end Kenyon Coleman (triceps).

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