<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]> Copyright 2015 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 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:02 -0600 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:02 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Franchise Tag Deadline Coming on Monday]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:32:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1042701431.jpg
The deadline for the Dallas Cowboys to use the franchise tag on a player, like Dez Bryant maybe, is set for 3 PM on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Saw Benefits of Being a "Walkaround Coach" in 2014]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:16:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347208.jpg
Jason Garrett fully experienced the benefits of being a "walk-around coach" in 2014 as he led the Cowboys to an NFC East Championship.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Cowboy Chris Canty Cut By Ravens]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:08:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chris-canty-big-blue-10-super-bowl.jpg
Former Cowboys defensive end Chris Canty was cut by the Baltimore Ravens on Friday after two seasons with the team.

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<![CDATA[Michael Sam Invited to Inaugural Veteran Combine]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:09:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
Former Cowboys practice squad member Michael Sam is among the invitees to the inaugural veteran combine, to be held next month in Arizona.

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<![CDATA[Top 5 Snow Games in NFL History]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:17:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Victoria+Lamm.jpg
Sorry, but blizzardy days like this always make us think about Thanksgiving 1993.

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<![CDATA[Peterson's Father Has Heard Dallas "Rumors" ]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:11:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186716672.jpg
Adrian Peterson's father Nelson says he's heard rumors of three potential destinations for his son if he leaves Minnesota in 2015, and one of them is Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: DL Xavier Cooper]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:52:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459417282.jpg
Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper shows flashes of being a productive 3-Technique, but he'll require some physical and technical development.

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<![CDATA[Wisconsin's Gordon: Cowboys Should Keep Murray]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:13:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/melvin-gordon2.5.15.jpg
One possible first-round pick for the Cowboys is saying they should hold on to the guy he'd be replacing.]]>
<![CDATA[Beasley, Cowboys Reportedly Nearing Deal]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:13:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461029268.jpg
Cole Beasley is reportedly nearing a long-term deal with the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[SB XLV Seating Fiasco Trial Starts Monday]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:52:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/108869448.jpg
An attorney representing fans who were displaced when seats weren't properly installed for the 2011 Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium says the first jury trial begins Monday.

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<![CDATA[NFL Helmets Ranked 1 to Thirty-Boo]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:46:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462202356.jpg
The Browns changed colors. But nobody will notice, or like it. Because, well, they're still orange.

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<![CDATA[KIper: Preston Smith "Intriguing" for Dallas]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:47:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/preston-smith-cowboys-draft.jpg
According to ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper, the Cowboys might be keeping an eye on Mississippi State defensive end Preston Smith going into April's draft.]]>
<![CDATA[Adrian Peterson Wins Appeal]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:48:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186722617.jpg
A judge ruled in favor of Adrian Peterson in his appeal hearing on Thursday, clearing the Vikings running back for reinstatement.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones: Garrett Has Evolved Since Arriving in Dallas ]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:49:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460774542.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones believes Jason Garrett isn't the same guy he was when he arrived in Dallas as offensive coordinator in 2007.

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<![CDATA[Reggie Bush Could Fit in Dallas]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:50:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP908455971151.jpg
Reggie Bush was unexpectedly cut loose by the Lions on Wednesday. Could a reunion with Scott Linehan in Dallas be in the cards?

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<![CDATA[Emmitt Smith Would Like to See DeMarco Murray Return]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:14:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459486534.jpg
Emmitt Smith said this week that if he were Jerry Jones, he'd pay to keep DeMarco Murray in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: FS Cody Prewitt]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:01:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/185369457.jpg
Mississippi free safety Cody Prewitt is a classic deep safety with advanced instincts yet limited athleticism.

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<![CDATA[Durant Says He's Cleared For Offseason]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:15:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/justin-durant-10.21.14.jpg
Cowboys linebacker and free agent-to-be Justin Durant tweeted Wednesday morning that he has been cleared to return to football activities.]]>
<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Giants Cut Mathias Kiwanuka]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:29:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mathias-kiwanuka-cowboys.jpg
The New York Giants and Mathias Kiwanuka have parted ways after nine seasons and two Super Bowls together.

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<![CDATA[Best Solution at RB Might be the Draft]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:11:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461343460.jpg
After long hours of thinking and many sleepless nights, a conclusion has been reached regarding the Cowboys' future at running back.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Looking at Son of Former Player]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:12:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mario-Edwards-Signs.jpg
Mario Edwards Jr. could be a Cowboys' target as early as the second round, and if they draft him he could be continuing in the line of his father.

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<![CDATA[Is There an Incriminating Dez Video or Not?]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:44:51 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461346426.jpg
So far the potential bombshell tape of the star receiver is heavy on fiction and light on facts.

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<![CDATA[Change in 2014 Cowboys Reminded Jerry of 1991]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:20:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461342082.jpg
Jerry Jones believes he saw a change in the 2014 Cowboys that they can build on moving forward.

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<![CDATA[ESPN's McShay Thinks Gurley Could Fit in Dallas]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:17:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456212412.jpg
ESPN draft guru Todd McShay believes Georgia running back Todd Gurley could be a nice fit running behind the Cowboys' vaunted offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Could Use Platoon System at RB]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:18:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458697470.jpg
Jerry Jones said recently that the Cowboys could use more of a platoon system going forward to help lighten DeMarco Murray's workload.

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<![CDATA[Could Cowboys Draft Another O-Lineman in 1st Round?]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:02:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-vs-broncos.jpg
According to Jerry Jones, there's a chance the Cowboys will draft an offensive lineman in the first round for the fourth time in the last five years.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Wants DeMarco Murray to be a Cowboy For Life]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:20:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462196554.jpg
Jerry Jones says he wants DeMarco Murray to be a Cowboy for life and, as such, he's willing to be flexible in negotiations.

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<![CDATA[Cap Crunching: Cowboys Have Money to Spend]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:54:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457124394.jpg
They face tough decisions this offseason, but with enough bankroll to back them up.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys, Carr Reportedly Discussing Paycut]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:56:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Brandon+Carr+011215.jpg
Brandon Carr didn't record an interception as one of the league's highest-paid cornerbacks last season, and now he'll either take a big paycut or find a new job.

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<![CDATA[Sam Set For Dancing Reality Show]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:55:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
Michael Sam still wants to play in the NFL, but now he's set for the latest Dancing With the Stars roster.

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<![CDATA[Report: Peterson Agent Has Dust Up With Vikes]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:54:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP938070923385.jpg
Apparently, Adrian Peterson's agent was involved in an altercation with Vikings executives at the NFL combine, fueling Peterson's possible trade to Dallas even more.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Brings Uncertainty to Cornerback Position ]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:57:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-played-horrible.jpg
Jerry Jones admitted this week that Mo Claiborne's history of injuries has created something of a problem for the Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry: Murray's Workload Could Decrease If He Returns]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:42:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460757040.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recently said that DeMarco Murray's workload could be lessened if he returns to Dallas in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Isn't Exactly Thrilled About Franchising Dez, Either]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:33:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4604723101.jpg
Jerry Jones said last week that he isn't excited about the idea of using the franchise tag on Dez Bryant, either.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Comfortable With Romo 5-Year Window ]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:53:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Romo-Inks-Deal.jpg
Tony Romo had the best year of his career last season after multiple back surgeries, but how long can he keep it up?

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<![CDATA[Free Agent McClain Could Face Fine]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:59:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458297328.jpg
Rolando McClain is a free agent, and he's not giving the Cowboys a great reason to bring him back.

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<![CDATA[Peterson to the Cowboys is Just Fantasy Football ]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:34:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/personajes-malvados-2014-23.jpg
Sure Peterson's great and all, but you think the Cowboys are willing to pay him three times what they're not willing to pay DeMarco Murray?

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant, The Bachelor?]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:37:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459496698.jpg
Chris Harrison, the host of "The Bachelor," said recently that he'd like to see Cowboys' receiver Dez Bryant in the show's title role.

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<![CDATA[Could Ajayi Be Latest Boise St. Product to Come to Dallas?]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:45:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jay-ajayi-cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys have met with a handful of running backs this week at the Combine, including Boise State's Jay Ajayi.]]>
<![CDATA[Bill Callahan: Cowboys In Good Hands with Pollack]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:41:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frank-pollack1.16.15.jpg
Former offensive line coach Bill Callahan believes the Cowboys are in good hands with his old assistant, Frank Pollack.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: EDGE Owamagbe Odighizuwa]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:27:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458806342.jpg
UCLA edge defender Owamagbe Odighizuwa's play might remind Cowboys fans of a former Giants defensive end that gave the team fits.

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<![CDATA[Giants Working on Extension for Coughlin]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:03:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tom+Coughlin+black+stripe.JPG
With Tom Coughlin headed into the final year of his deal with the Giants, the team has reportedly started working on a one-year extension for the head coach.

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<![CDATA[Artis-Payne Believes He'd Fit in Dallas]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:49:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cameron-artis-payne-cowboys.jpg
Despite growing up an Eagles fan in Harrisburg, PA, Auburn running back Cameron Artis-Payne would love to come to Dallas.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Ends Talk of Dez's Catch/Non-Catch]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:36:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347692.jpg
It didn't happen at this week's Scouting Combine, but at some point in this offseason the NFL will revisit the ridiculous rule that overturned the receiver's amazing playoff catch.

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<![CDATA[Romo Set for First Full Offseason Since 2012]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:41:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458297156.jpg
For the first time since 2012, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is set to participate in the team's offseason program.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Pleased with "Growing" Brandon Weeden]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:51:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458288682.jpg
Jason Garrett believes the Cowboys are watching Brandon Weeden grow before their eyes.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Enter Offseason "Weighted Towards the Defense" ]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:16:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457128002.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones says the Cowboys will lean toward the defensive side of the ball this offseason, but that doesn't mean they'll forget about the offense.

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<![CDATA[Scouting Combine Among Most Overrated Events]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:00:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP655378414468.jpg
From legendary trophies to vertical leaps, these events fail to deliver a bang for your buck.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Gruden Declares RG3 Redskins' Starter]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:10:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460112736.jpg
On Wednesday, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden declared that Robert Griffin III would enter 2015 as the team's starting quarterback.

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