<![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, 21 Aug 2014 11:34:27 -0500 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:34:27 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ouch, Cowboys Closer to Worst Than First]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:41:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lombarditrophy160623274.jpg
They're still profitable and popular, but the wise guys don't believe the Cowboys will be any good.

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<![CDATA[Rolando McClain Sidelined with Muscle Cramps]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Rolando McClain was held out of Wednesday's practice session with muscle cramps.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Heaps Praise on Joseph Randle]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:42:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453322554.jpg
Jerry Jones has been highly impressed by reserve running back Joseph Randle this preseason.

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<![CDATA[Brandon Carr Ready to Play Saturday]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:18:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-carr-chargers.jpg
Brandon Carr says he's ready to play in Saturday's dress rehearsal game as much as coaches will allow.]]>
<![CDATA[Demarcus Lawrence Feeling Optimistic]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:06:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-lawrence-injury.jpg
Rookie Demarcus Lawrence is keeping his head up as he works his way back from a fractured right foot.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Being Cautious with Okoye]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:53:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amobi-okoye-master-splinter.jpg
Amobi Okoye (illness) was medically cleared last week, but the Cowboys will be careful in bringing him back]]>
<![CDATA[Secondary Emphasis Leads to More Flag Football]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:14:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nfl_referees.jpg
The Cowboys' secondary is being affected by the NFL's new emphasis on, well, any sort of touching.

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<![CDATA[DeVonte Holloman Dealing with Neck Injury]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:34:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/devonte-holloman8.26.13.jpg
DeVonte Holloman is dealing with a concerning neck injury, suffered against the Ravens on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Leary Taking Lead in Left Guard Competition?]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:29:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ronald-leary-preseason.jpg
It seems that Ronald Leary has pulled in front of Mackenzy Bernadeau in the battle for the starting left guard job.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Hope to See Melton Play This Week or Next]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:51:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/melton1517790632.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are anxious to see new defensive tackle Henry Melton in action.

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<![CDATA[Rolando McClain to Get First Team Reps]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:38:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Having impressed coaches in his preseason debut, Rolando McClain will get reps with the first team defense this week.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Says Romo Will Play Two Series Against Miami]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:26:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453710136.jpg
Jerry Jones says Tony Romo will play around two more series this offseason.

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<![CDATA[Stephen vs. Jerry in War Room? Pure Fiction]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
Despite what a local author suggests in a new book, Stephen Jones snatching a card from his father's hands is ridiculously absurd.

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<![CDATA[Brandon Carr Will Put Pads on Tuesday]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:06:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon_carr_722x406_47281219964.jpg
Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr will strap on pads for the first time this training camp on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Ryan Williams Announces His Presence]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:02:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4537124122.jpg
Cowboys running back Ryan Williams impressed coaches with his fourth quarter performance against the Ravens on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Says Vaughan Could Make the Team]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:25:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453712376.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones believes Dustin Vaughan has a very real shot at making the team out of camp.

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<![CDATA[Rolando McClain Draws Praise in Preseason Debut]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:51:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain showed some promise in his preseason debut on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant Ready for the "Real Deal"]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:36:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453708264.jpg
Like the rest of us, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is ready for the regular season to begin.

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<![CDATA[Minter Makes Most of DL Opportunity]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:23:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/179427865.jpg
Like George Selvie last preseason, an unknown defensive lineman stepped up and hogged the Cowboys' pre-season spotlight.

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<![CDATA[Sideline Images: Cowboys Vs. Ravens]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:27:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453709462.jpg
Tony Romo passed the first test with his surgically repaired back, and Baltimore's defense and special teams made three more scoring drives from Joe Flacco an afterthought.

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<![CDATA[Romo Returns in Cowboys' 37-30 Loss to Ravens]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:56:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/184*120/4537124121.jpg
Tony Romo passed the first test with his surgically repaired back, and Baltimore's defense and special teams made three more scoring drives from Joe Flacco an afterthought.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fall Short Against Ravens, 37-30]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:49:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ravens-cowboys-preseason-2.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys' comeback attempt fell a bit short against the Ravens on Saturday night, as they fell, 37-30.]]>
<![CDATA[At Half, Cowboys Trail Ravens 27-10]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:52:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ravens-cowboys-preseason.jpg
The visiting Baltimore Ravens are ahead of the Cowboys by a score of 27-10, at half.]]>
<![CDATA[T.O. Visits Oxnard, Talks Cowboys Days]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:45:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SBceleb.jpg
Terrell Owens stopped by Cowboys training camp on Thursday, and said he has no regrets about his time in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Camp Highlight? A Guy Who Barely Played]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:56:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-02.jpg
In the limited time he actually practiced, the quarterback's back held up. So, um, that's good news.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Dealing with Shoulder Issues]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:37:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-cant-relax.jpg
Morris Claiborne could be kept out of Saturday's preseason matchup against the Ravens with shoulder issues.]]>
<![CDATA[Matt Johnson Sees a Back Specialist]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:30:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/matt-johnson.jpg
Last we heard from Cowboys safety Matt Johnson, he was dealing with a hamstring injury, but he was in Dallas on Thursday to see a back specialist.]]>
<![CDATA[DT Amobi Okoye Medically Cleared ]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:28:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amobi-okoye-master-splinter.jpg
Amobi Okoye has been medically cleared to return, Jerry Jones said this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Justin Durant Stepping Up]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:18:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Justin-Durant-cowboys-camp-072814.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says Justin Durant has stepped up nicely at middle linebacker in the absence of Sean Lee.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' D Leaves Camp with Even More Questions]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:40:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453319964.jpg
The Cowboys are coming home from camp in California with even more questions about the league's most porous defense than when they left Texas three weeks ago.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys D-Line Depth the Worst in the NFL]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:17:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-spencer-jerry-jones.jpg
Already shaky, the defensive line has been shattered by pre-season injuries and slow recoveries.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Bryant: "Oh, I'm Playing" on Saturday]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:08:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453320170.jpg
Dez Bryant is adamant that he'll play in the team's preseason matchup with the Ravens on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Report: B.W. Webb Won't Face Discipline ]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:04:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bw-webb-fight-8-14.jpg
According to a report, Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb won't face league discipline for getting into it with Raiders fans on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry "Pleased" with Tony Romo's Progress]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:32:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453320550.jpg
Jerry Jones is encouraged by what he's seen out of quarterback Tony Romo this week.

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<![CDATA[Ben Gardner Needs Shoulder Surgery, Will Miss 2014]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:19:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ben-gardner-cowboys.jpg
Seventh round pick Ben Gardner will miss his rookie season with a shoulder injury that will require surgery.]]>
<![CDATA[Vegas: Garrett the Favorite to be First NFL Coach Fired]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:04:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garrett-jones-camp-day0-02.jpg
According to Vegas oddsmakers, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is the favorite to be the first NFL coach fired in 2014.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fans Ready for Some Football]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:55:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys+rally.jpg
Football season is right around the corner and eager Cowboys fans say they’re on pins and needles waiting for it to begin. Wednesday, thousands of them packed AT&T Stadium for a special rally party to get...

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<![CDATA[Romo All For Running More]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:14:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP954235576223_4.jpg
Tony Romo knows that a strong ground game will only make his life easier.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Not Worried About Henry Melton's Groin]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:10:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jason-garrett-camp-2014-03.jpg
The Cowboys don't believe Henry Melton's groin injury is all that serious.

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<![CDATA[Magic Johnson Comes to Romo's Defense]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:45:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/magic-johnson-romo.jpg
Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson laid out a lengthy defense of Tony Romo during a visit to Cowboys training camp on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Sterling Moore Gets Looks in the Slot]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:43:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/175605280.jpg
The Cowboys are looking at Sterling Moore as a possible replacement for Orlando Scandrick in the slot.

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<![CDATA[Romo Set to Make Debut Saturday Vs. Ravens]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:19:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453323458.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said recently that he will play in the team's preseason matchup with the Ravens on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Fans Deteriorate Into Sucker-Punch Losers]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:34:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+Raiders+fight.jpg
A spirited, physical training camp practice was marred by Raiders' fans trying to inject themselves into the action.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Expect Spencer to Start Season on Roster]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:04:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-spencer-jerry-jones.jpg
Jerry Jones expects Anthony Spencer to come off the PUP list before the regular season begins.]]>
<![CDATA[Joseph Randle Draws Praise]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:54:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/joseph-randle-darrion-weems.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett praised running back Joseph Randle for his work in the preseason opener.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick's Absence Further Weakens Bad D]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:31:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orland-scandrick-ped-presser.jpg
By irresponsibly taking a recreational drug in Mexico, the Cowboys' corner will make a bad defense that much worse.

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