<![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 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:39:53 -0500 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:39:53 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Romo: Cowboys Will Win Super Bowl 50]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:46:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347814.jpg
Tony Romo recently declared that the Cowboys are going to win the Super Bowl next year.

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<![CDATA[3 Cowboys' NFL Draft Fits: LB]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:10:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/StephoneAnthony.jpg
The 2015 NFL Draft offers a crop of linebackers that could provide immediate production at a mid-round price tag.

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<![CDATA[Herschel Walker: Vikings Should Trade Adrian Peterson]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:34:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP599762017641.jpg
Almost 26 years after he was traded from Dallas to Minnesota in a blockbuster deal, Herschel Walker thinks it's time for the Vikings to cut ties with their star running back and trade him elsewhere.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Eagles Won't "Mortgage the Future" for Mariota]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:15:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Oregon-Ohio-State-Mariota-First-Quarter.jpg
The Eagles won't close the door on anything, but it sounds like they're not keen on the idea of shipping off a mess of draft picks to land Marcus Mariota.

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<![CDATA[Victor Cruz Has "Zero Doubts" He'll Play in Opener Vs. Cowboys]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:46:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP888825023440.jpg
Giants receiver Victor Cruz is still working back from a torn patellar tendon, but he has no doubt he'll be ready for the Week 1 matchup with the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Romo Now Pitching National Pay TV Service]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:47:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-directv-pitch.jpg
It's becoming clear that America loves the Cowboys' quarterback more than the DFW Metroplex.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Jennings Says Giants are Super Bowl Contenders]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:51:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455881046.jpg
Giants running back Rashad Jennings says there's "no question" the team can contend for the Super Bowl next year.

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<![CDATA[Field of Teams Interested in Peterson Grows]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:40:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186716672.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are now one of six teams reportedly interested in a potential deal for Adrian Peterson.

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<![CDATA[Latest ESPN Mocks Have Cowboys Taking Byron Jones]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:35:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/byron+jones+uconn+cornerback.jpg
The latest round of ESPN mock drafts have the Cowboys addressing the cornerback position in the first round with the selection of UConn's Byron Jones.

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<![CDATA[Hardy's Suspension Increases Need For DE]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:22:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP693473168313.jpg
Regardless of Hardy's suspension, they needed new faces along the defensive line.

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<![CDATA[Hardy Now Stands to Make Around $5M in 2015]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:20:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/180322854.jpg
If his suspension stands as is, Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy will likely make a little more than $5 million in 2015.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: RG3 Won't Be "Bummed" If 'Skins Decline Option]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:24:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20141123+Redskins+49ers2.jpg
Robert Griffin III says he wouldn't be terribly upset if the Redskins declined his fifth-year option.

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<![CDATA[Dorial Green-Beckham Visits Valley Ranch After All]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dgbeckham-cowboys.jpg
After reports saying he had declined the Cowboys' request for a pre-draft visit, former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was at Valley Ranch on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Suspends Greg Hardy 10 Games]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:57:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-jason-garrett.jpg
Greg Hardy of the Dallas Cowboys has been suspended without pay for the team's first 10 games, and will make his team debut on Thanksgiving Day.]]>
<![CDATA[What Happened to Cowboys T-Day Matchups?]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:13:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/106876573.jpg
Instead of turkey-day visits from Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, the NFL lately has served us a side of bland Dolphins, Raiders and now Panthers.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys to Kick Off Season on NBC Sunday Night Football]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:54:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461028712.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys will open their 2015 regular season on Sept. 13 with a home game against the New York Giants on NBC's Sunday Night Football.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' NFL Draft Fits: DL]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:23:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nunezroches-chickillo.jpg
If they Cowboys miss on the top defensive line options in the first round of the 2015 draft, Day 2 will offer several contingencies.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Jones: In My Mind, Scandrick Should Be Out There]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:17:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orlando-scandrick.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones believes Orlando Scandrick should be at Valley Ranch for the team's offseason conditioning program.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant Deal Remains Top Priority for Cowboys]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:43:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4604794001.jpg
According to Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones, getting a long-term deal with Dez Bryant done remains the team's top priority.

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<![CDATA[Manning "Comfortable" with No Contract]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:39:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457518422.jpg
Eli Manning isn't worried about his contract status as he enters the final year of his current deal with the Giants.

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<![CDATA[RB Lance Dunbar, P Chris Jones Sign RFA Tenders]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:56:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/175605302.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have signed running back Lance Dunbar and punter Chris Jones to restricted free agent tenders.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Thinks Romo Can Have Another Career Year]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:39:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461029826.jpg
Tony Romo turned 35 on Tuesday, but Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones doesn't see the veteran slowing down anytime soon.

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<![CDATA[Jones Downplays AP Rumors]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:06:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/new12.jpg
With the Adrian Peterson-to-Dallas rumors flying, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said this week that he doesn't see the team trading draft picks for any veteran player.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick Risks $500K by Skipping Workouts]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:30:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orlando-scandrick12.5.11.jpg
Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick is risking $500,000 in hopes of making a whole lot more than that.]]>
<![CDATA[With AP, Cowboys in the Super Bowl: Emmitt]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:33:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186726615.jpg
Emmitt Smith believes the addition of Adrian Peterson would put the Dallas Cowboys back in the Super Bowl next year.

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<![CDATA[Duke Johnson Thinks He'd be a Good Fit in Dallas]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:34:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457740480.jpg
Of all the teams in the NFL, Miami running back Duke Johnson thinks the Dallas Cowboys best suit his running style.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Planning Joint Training Camp Practices with Rams ]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:33:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bw-scrimmage-fight-dmn.jpg
According to reports, the Cowboys are finalizing plans to host the St. Louis Rams in Oxnard for a few days of joint practices during training camp

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<![CDATA[What the Cowboys' 2015 Schedule Might Look Like]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:20:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460774542.jpg
My crystal (foot)ball is never wrong. Except when it's wrong.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo at the 2015 ACM Awards]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:08:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/470386576_master1.jpg
Tony Romo takes a stab at the Patriots with a joke at the 2015 ACM Awards.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Top 3 NFL Draft Fits: OL]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:58:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Clemmings2.jpg
The Cowboys' strength in 2014 was undoubtedly their offensive line, but they need to address a few issues in order to keep it that way in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Report: Dorial Green-Beckham Declines Cowboys Visit]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:48:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dgbeckham-cowboys.jpg
According to a report, former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham declined the Cowboys' offer to host him for a pre-draft visit at Valley Ranch.]]>
<![CDATA[Peterson Absent From Day 1 of Vikings Offseason Program]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:01:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20121014Redskins15.jpg
Not surprisingly, Adrian Peterson was not present for the first day of the Vikings' offseason conditioning program on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick Absent as Offseason Program Begins]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:25:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orland-scandrick-ped-presser.jpg
Cornerback Orlando Scandrick was notably absent on Monday morning as the Dallas Cowboys began their offseason workout program at Valley Ranch.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Hopes to be Ready for Training Camp]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:26:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-cant-relax.jpg
Mo Claiborne will miss the Cowboys' offseason program for the third time in four years as he recovers from a torn patellar tendon, but he hopes to be ready for training camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Has Valid Reasons to Skip Off-Season Workouts]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:45:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez-bryant-sweaty-interview.jpg
The Cowboys have yet to commit to their elite receiver, so why should he commit to their workout program?

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Tim Tebow is an Eagle Now]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:29:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP817287134026.jpg
The Philadelphia Eagles will reportedly sign quarterback Tim Tebow, who has spent the past two years out of football, on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Todd Gurley Set For Medical Recheck on Friday]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:38:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456212412.jpg
Potential Cowboys draft target Todd Gurley will have his surgically repaired knee looked at by NFL team doctors for the first time on Friday, a large step in his path to the draft.

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<![CDATA[Report: Raiders Join Mix of Teams Interested in Adrian Peterson]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:15:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186722617.jpg
It's long been thought that if Adrian Peterson leaves Minnesota, he'll go to the Dallas Cowboys or the Arizona Cardinals, but the Oakland Raiders have reportedly expressed a serious interest in the veteran...

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Top 3 NFL Draft Fits: WR/TE]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:06:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458230798.jpg
Two kick returners with upside at wide receiver and a former quarterback are three intriguing pass-catching options for the Cowboys in the 2015 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Work Out UCLA QB Brett Hundley]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:43:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brett-hundley-cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys held a private workout for quarterback Brett Hundley at UCLA on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Cuts Ties with Adviser David Wells]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:27:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460753312.jpg
Attorneys representing Dez Bryant sent his longtime adviser David Wells a cease-and-desist letter in February, formally ending their business relationship.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Could Eagles Make Two Trades for Mariota?]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:25:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Marcus+Mariota.jpg
A recent CBS Sports mock draft presents a scenario in which the Eagles make two trades to move up to the No. 2 spot in order to land Oregon's Marcus Mariota.

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<![CDATA[Peterson a Cowboy is Fantasy Football]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:11:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/AdPete.jpg
Though there remain significant obstacles, Peterson in Dallas would be the missing piece for a team on the brink.

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<![CDATA[Aikman, Romo, Witten Among ACM Presenters]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:03:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ACM-Aikman-Romo-Witten.jpg
One former and two current Dallas Cowboys will take to the stage at the 50th Academy of Country Music awards show Sunday at AT&T Stadium.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Kai Forbath Re-Signs with Redskins]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:35:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457504676.jpg
A Cowboy once upon a time, kicker Kai Forbath re-signed with the Washington Redskins on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[UPDATED: Peterson Now Eligible For Reinstatement, But No Word From NFL]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:41:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186716672.jpg
Adrian Peterson became eligible for reinstatement on Wednesday, but there's been no word from the league regarding the former MVP either way since.

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<![CDATA[Christie Booed by South Jersey Eagles Fans]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:14:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461342250.jpg
Chris Christie openly roots for the Cowboys despite governing a state filled with Eagles and Giants fans, and this led to the Governor being booed by some of his constituents at an event on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Miss More Than Hit Drafting at No. 27]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:11:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459467090.jpg
The Cowboys have only drafted a player 27th overall three times, and two of those were duds.

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<![CDATA[Spieth Enjoys Taking Romo's Golf Money]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:13:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jordan-Spieth.jpg
Masters champ and Dallas native Jordan Spieth recently joked that he "can't count" how much money he's taken from his friend Tony Romo on the golf course.

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