<![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 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:38:21 -0500 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:38:21 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Named NFC Offensive Player of the Month]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:24:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457965104.jpg
DeMarco Murray has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for the second straight month.

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<![CDATA[McClain Returns, Romo Sidelined]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:12:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4571341601.jpg
Linebacker Rolando McClain returned to practice on Thursday while quarterback Tony Romo remained sidelined with a back injury.

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<![CDATA[Offensive Strength Hides Flaws in Cowboys Defense]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:08:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457127498.jpg
Trying to fix the Cowboys defense during the season is having a beneficial side effect on the rest of the team.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Wants to See Better Tackling]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:10:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457962714.jpg
Jason Garrett knows the Cowboys need to get back to tackling well to bounce back from the upset loss to Washington.

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 9]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:12:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP467145393509.jpg
It's fantasy time, folks.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Confident in Brandon Weeden]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:36:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457968988.jpg
If Tony Romo isn't ready to go on Sunday, the Cowboys are ready to give Brandon Weeden the keys to the bus.

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<![CDATA[DeMarcus Lawrence Set to Debut]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:13:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/152439367.jpg
Cowboys second round pick DeMarcus Lawrence is set to make his debut in Sunday's matchup with the Cardinals.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Shockingly Resilient Under Garrett]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:11:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456297938.jpg
More than 70 percent of the time, the Cowboys under their current head coach have won the game after a loss.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Glad to See Cowboys Get Mad]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:22:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jerry_Jones_for_Web_1200x675_62834755539.jpg
Jerry Jones was glad to see a steaming mad Cowboys locker room following the Monday night loss to the Washington Redskins.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Place Durant on Injured Reserve]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:23:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/justin-durant-10.21.14.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys placed Justin Durant on the IR on Wednesday, officially ending his season.]]>
<![CDATA[Ronald Leary Dealing with Groin Injury]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:24:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ronald-leary-preseason.jpg
Left guard Ronald Leary suffered a groin injury in Monday night's loss to the Washington Redskins.]]>
<![CDATA[Melton a Bright Spot in Loss to 'Skins]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:25:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456298598.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton stood out as a bright spot in Monday night's loss to the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Murray Has to Learn When to Go Down]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:26:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457963878.jpg
DeMarco Murray's ultra-physical running style has led to a spate of fumbles this season.

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<![CDATA[Romo's Status Dependent on Pain Tolerance]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:24:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457968290.jpg
Tony Romo's injury isn't season-ending, and he could play this weekend depending on how much pain he can tolerate. At least that's what Jerry Jones tells us.

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<![CDATA[Ready or Not, Here Comes Josh Brent]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:17:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/128041650.jpg
The Cowboys need defensive help, and apparently they'll turn to a convicted felon fresh out of jail.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Arizona Cardinals]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:09:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-at-cardinals-2014.jpg
After a disappointing loss, the Cowboys will look to rebound against the team with the best record in the NFC.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Explains Decision to Put Romo Back In]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:20:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457969830.jpg
Jason Garrett says the decision to go back to Tony Romo late in the loss to the Redskins wasn't a difficult one.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Forget DNA in Dumbfounding Loss]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:03:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457969800.jpg
The NFL's leading rusher didn't carry the ball at the game's most crucial time. Shame, shame.

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<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Stands By Scott Linehan]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:37:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457968560.jpg
DeMarco Murray isn't about to second guess the playcalling of Scott Linehan.

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<![CDATA[Barry Church: "I Played Terrible"]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barry-church-pro-bowl.jpg
Cowboys safety Barry Church was more than a little unhappy with himself after Monday night's 20-17 overtime loss to the Redskins.]]>
<![CDATA[Return to AT&T Stadium Emotional for Jason Hatcher]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:33:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457965090.jpg
Jason Hatcher got emotional on the drive to AT&T Stadium on Monday night, his first time there as a member of the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Linehan Says He May Regret Not Going Back to the Run]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:12:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508598.jpg
Scott Linehan says he'll probably come to wish he had gone back to the run on the team's final drive of Monday night's overtime loss to the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Linebacker Health Didn't Last Long]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:39:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/justin-durant-10.21.14.jpg
The Cowboys finally had their three starting linebackers in the lineup on Monday, but it didn't last.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Phases: Cowboys-Redskins]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457967318.jpg
Well, that didn't go as planned.

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<![CDATA[Redskins PR Pulls QB From Interview]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:29:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/165*120/457968826.jpg
Amid the euphoria of the Redskins' 20-17 overtime victory against the Cowboys on Monday, no one can blame quarterback Colt McCoy's exuberance following his exceptional

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<![CDATA[Images from the Sideline: Cowboys Vs. Redskins]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:26:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457962250.jpg
The Redskins left North Texas with a 20-17 victory on Monday night that snapped the Cowboys' six-game win streak.

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<![CDATA[2014 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:54:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457969672.jpg
Images of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders taken during the 2014 season.

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<![CDATA[Power Rankings: NFC East]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:21:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457134694.jpg
The Cowboys had a chance to separate themselves in the standings. Instead, they fell out of first place.

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<![CDATA[Redskins 20, Cowboys 17: Whitt Watch Top 10]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:33:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457964610.jpg
In a crazy, nauseating night in Arlington, Tony Romo got hurt and Colt McCoy was flawless. Go figure.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fall to Redskins in OT, 20-17]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-redskins-final.jpg
Colt McCoy and the Redskins stunned the Cowboys in overtime on Monday night in Arlington, 20-17.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Lead 'Skins at Half, 7-3]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:36:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/redskins-cowboys10.27.14.jpg
After stumbling out of the gate, the Dallas Cowboys lead the Washington Redskins 7-3 at half.]]>
<![CDATA[Group Protests Redskins Name Before Cowboys Game]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:35:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/protest28.jpg
A group of at least two dozen protesters were outside of AT&T Stadium in Arlington Monday, ahead of the Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins football game.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant: Records Don't Matter in Rivalry Games]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:32:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508616.jpg
Dez Bryant believes whenever the Redskins and Cowboys meet, you can throw the records out the window.

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<![CDATA[Report: RG3 Not Ready, Colt McCoy Will Start]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:19:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colt-mccoy-cowboys.jpg
According to a report, Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy will get the start against the Cowboys on Monday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Murray Needs 1st 100-Yd Game Against Skins]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:14:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458902803.jpg
This year the Cowboys' running back is 7-for-7 in 100-yard games. But against the old rival he's 0-for-5.

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<![CDATA[Redskins Have History With Cowboys Playmakers]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:20:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457514330.jpg
The Redskins might be bad, but they have a history of shutting down some of the Cowboys' best players.

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<![CDATA[Former Cowboy Finds Success in RDUB Trucking]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:03:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Roy_Williams_For_Web_1200x675_348159043806.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys player Roy Williams is now running a trucking company just years after retiring from professional football.]]>
<![CDATA[Bruce Carter Probable, Doug Free Ruled Out]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:49:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bruce-carter-pissed.jpg
Doug Free will be held out of Monday night's matchup with Washington, but Bruce Carter will make his return.]]>
<![CDATA[Murray Helped By Workouts with Jason Witten]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:35:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarco-murray-tc-2014.jpg
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray believes he was prepared for a big workload this season by working out with tight end Jason Witten.

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<![CDATA[Swarm Mentality Helping Cowboys Defense]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:23:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455451542.jpg
At the core of the Cowboys defense's turnaround is a new mentality that has them swarming around the ball early and often.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Was "Concerned" About Romo After Opener]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:26:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/454952346.jpg
Jerry Jones admits he was concerned about Tony Romo after his performance against the 49ers in the season opener.

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<![CDATA[Okoye: "Mixed Emotions" in Return to Practice]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:15:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amobi-okoye-master-splinter.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye says his long awaited return to practice on Thursday brought up mixed emotions.]]>
<![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Week 8]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:05:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457509430.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all.

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<![CDATA[Colt McCoy Being Flooded with Ticket Requests]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:28:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colt-mccoy-cowboys.jpg
Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy will have a good deal of support on Monday, when he returns to Texas to face the Dallas Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo To Face 'Skins for First Time Since Injury]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:15:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158824164.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is set to face the Redskins for the first time since Week 16 of last year, when he suffered a herniated disk in his back.

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