Ware wanted to wait until after the Pro Bowl, which he played in earlier this month, before having the procedure.
Ware, who led the Cowboys with 11 sacks and led the NFL in quarterback pressures, battled through injuries for most of the year. He sustained a severely sprained neck against San Diego on Dec. 13 and was carted off the field on a gurney. Despite the belief that he would miss two games, returned to play the following week vs. New Orleans.
Ware also suffered from back stiffness, a chipped bone in his left wrist and a stress fracture in his left foot. However, he didn't miss any games and finished the season with 57 tackles and five forced fumbles.