<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcdfw.com/blogs/blue-star http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:31:45 -0600 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:31:45 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cowboys 42, Colts 7: Whitt Watch Top 10]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:38:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474696.jpg
With a mixture of style and surprise, the Cowboys emphatically clinched their first playoff berth since 2009.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Defeat Colts 42-7, Win NFC East]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:35:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-colts2.12.21.14.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys routed the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday to secure their first NFC East Championship since 2005.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Lead Colts 28-0 at Half]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:51:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-colts12.21.14.jpg
With a playoff berth at stakes, the Dallas Cowboys have a 28-0 lead over the Colts at halftime.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo: Playoffs Started Weeks Ago]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:17:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459955032.jpg
You're hoping for a Cowboys postseason this year, but Tony Romo says you've already had it.

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<![CDATA[Murray to Speak With Lacy]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:19:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459956212.jpg
DeMarco Murray is attempting to play Sunday less than a week after surgery to repair a broken hand. He'll look to a contemporary for some advice.

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<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray: "We'll See How it Goes"]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:20:47 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517236.jpg
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray will probably make the final call on whether or not he plays on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: No Regrets About Brandon Carr Deal]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:22:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459963010a.jpg
Despite a couple of rough performances, Jerry Jones remains confident in his $50 million man, Brandon Carr.

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<![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Week 16]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:25:36 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457133768.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all.

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<![CDATA[Jerry "Skeptical" About Free's Status for Sunday]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:36:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/175605471.jpg
Jerry Jones won't close the door on Doug Free playing on Sunday, but he's not feeling terribly optimistic about his status either.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick Ready For T.Y. Hilton Challenge]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:24:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orland-scandrick-ped-presser.jpg
Orlando Scandrick is gearing up to face one of the better young receivers in football, in the Colts' T.Y. Hilton.

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<![CDATA[Jerry on Sunday: "It's What I Built the Stadium For"]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:26:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-02.jpg
Jerry Jones says big games like Sunday's are why he built what we now call AT&T Stadium.

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons the Cowboys Will Beat the Colts]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:06:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460475634.jpg
An overrated opposing defense, reliable pass catchers and a coach trying to fit a square peg into a round hole give the Cowboys an edge in a must-win game against the Colts Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Looking to Reverse Home Fortunes]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:26:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459664296.jpg
With the Colts in town on Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys will look to stem the tide of ugly performances at home.

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<![CDATA[Pagano: Even Without Murray, Dallas Offense Scary]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:54:42 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474530.jpg
Even if DeMarco Murray is held out on Sunday, Colts head coach Chuck Pagano believes they'll have their hands full with the Dallas offense.

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<![CDATA[Free, Martin Held Out of Practice Again]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:28:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456306852.jpg
Right tackle Doug Free and right guard Zack Martin missed practice for a second consecutive day on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: JJ Wilcox "Getting Better and Better"]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:27:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458696424.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett has watched second-year safety JJ Wilcox make some big strides in 2014.

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<![CDATA[Romo: Murray Will Do Everything He Can to Play]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:25:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459486534.jpg
Tony Romo believes DeMarco Murray will do all he possibly can to play on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Lose a Turnover, Gain an Onside Kick]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:27:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474742.jpg
The NFL has changed a stat from the Cowboys' big win over Philly on Sunday night, taking away a forced turnover for Dallas by saying the opening kickoff was an onside kick instead of an Eagles fumble.

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons the Colts Will Beat the Cowboys]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:47:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460468624.jpg
A quarterback and cornerback producing like they're capable and a pair of mismatch tight ends should make Cowboys nervous about Sunday's game.

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<![CDATA[Four Cowboys Among Leaders in Pro Bowl Voting]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:39:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4599562081.jpg
Four Cowboys players are among the leaders in fan balloting for Pro Bowl voting.

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<![CDATA[HIstory Favors Cowboys at Home Over Colts]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:29:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459656676.jpg
The Cowboys have been hosting the Colts since 1960. They've only lost twice.

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<![CDATA[Bryant's Award a Long Time Coming]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:40:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460479420.jpg
Dez Bryant's weekly offensive award was a long time coming for the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Mock Draft Has Cowboys Going Cornerback]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:37:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/187477062.jpg
Yes, it's December and we're already seeing a mock draft, but we might as well see what the Cowboys are projected to take.

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 16]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:40:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474696.jpg
It's fantasy time, folks.

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<![CDATA[Parnell Ready to Start if Called On]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:00:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517772.jpg
Jermey Parnell is ready to start if Doug Free is held out of Sunday's matchup with the Colts with a bum ankle.

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<![CDATA[Crawford Wants a Compliment From Andrew Luck]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:00:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458288796.jpg
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has a habit of complimenting defenders who sack him, and Cowboys defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford wants in on the fun.

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<![CDATA[Murray Nominated For Payton Man of the Year]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:58:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4599562081.jpg
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray has been named one of 32 nominees for the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

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<![CDATA[Randle "Ready to Ride" If Murray Can't Go]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:01:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459967304.jpg
Joseph Randle is ready to go if DeMarco Murray is forced to miss Sunday's matchup with the Colts at AT&T Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Gives Vote of Confidence to Brandon Carr]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:14:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-redskins-b-%2860.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett remains confident in cornerback Brandon Carr.

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<![CDATA[Expect Murray to Play on Sunday]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:13:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/s-demarco_murray_sot_KXAS3YM4_1200x675_372639299622.jpg
DeMarco Murray had surgery on Monday, but don't be shocked at all to see him on the field on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Rankings: NFC East]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:16:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460476026.jpg
The Cowboys fired a big shot in Philly on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Bryant Gets Nod for Weekly Award]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:17:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460479400.jpg
Dez Bryant outmatched an NFC East foe on the field Sunday night, and in the award voting.

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<![CDATA[Columnist Details Cowboys' Ideal Offseason Plan]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:18:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458296770.jpg
Longtime scribe Rick Gosselin has the perfect offseason plan for the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Indianapolis Colts]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:39:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colts-cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys are basically still in must-win mode as the best young quarterback in football comes to town for the regular-season home finale.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Bryant Still Improving]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:09:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460479420.jpg
Already one of the best receivers in the league, Dez Bryant and the Cowboys believe he's still getting better.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Zack Martin Was "Just Fantastic"]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:10:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456305802.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett was impressed with Zack Martin's performance against the Eagles, especially considering he played most of the game with an ankle injury.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett Still Preaching "Fight"]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:10:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474742.jpg
The Cowboys showed some fight on Sunday night, when they had to come back on the Eagles after blowing a 21-0 lead.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: Premature to Call 2014 a Success]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:11:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457124380.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones isn't ready to call the 2014 season a success.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Optimistic About Doug Free]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:12:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doug-free-giants.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys will continue to monitor Doug Free's banged up ankle, but they're confident he'll be able to play against the Colts on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Even Without Murray, Cowboys' Running Game Would Be Productive]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:13:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460476608.jpg
Murray's having a fantastic season, but it's being made possible by the best offensive line in the NFL.

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<![CDATA[Murray Outgains McCoy in Rematch]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:48:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460476608.jpg
DeMarco Murray had to work for every inch of his 81 yards on Sunday night, but he outgained the Eagles' LeSean McCoy, who was held to 64 yards on 16 carries.

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<![CDATA[Eagles See a Different Tony Romo]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:49:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474530.jpg
With 10 days to rest prior to Sunday's matchup with the Eagles, Tony Romo was a different quarterback than the one Philly saw on Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Romo Proves Sanity, Fulfills Prediction]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:11:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474696.jpg
Before the season began, Tony Romo said he had his best football ahead of him despite being 35 years old and coming off two back surgeries. Turns out, he was right.

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<![CDATA[Garrett's Top 5 Victories as Head Coach]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:50:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460479420.jpg
The coach's resume now includes a signature win after the upset in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Witten "Had Some Juice," Romo Says]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:49:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456297934.jpg
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten posted season-highs in catches and yards in Sunday's 38-27 win over the Eagles.

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<![CDATA[Dez Did a Whole Lot of X'in on Sunday]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:18:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460475968.jpg
Dez Bryant had the first Triple-X showing of his career on Sunday night in a beastly effort.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Lean on Stars in Season-Defining Drive]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:19:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460474530.jpg
The game was looking pretty bleak in the third quarter on Sunday night, then Tony Romo and his buddies responded in a huge way.

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