The team reported Tuesday's surgery on its website. Bryant decided to play through the injury because the Cowboys were still in playoff contention. They lost the finale at Washington 28-18 with the NFC East title at stake.
Bryant broke the finger in the fourth quarter at Cincinnati on Dec. 9 and caught a game-changing touchdown pass after the injury. He had a career-high 224 yards two weeks later against New Orleans. A franchise record-tying touchdown streak of seven games ended against the Redskins.
The third-year pro finished with career highs of 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns.
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