<![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, 23 Oct 2014 12:17:13 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:17:13 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 8]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:07:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517418.jpg
It's fantasy time, folks.

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<![CDATA[Rod Marinelli Calls for More Sacks]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:58:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rod-marinelli-week-one.jpg
Rod Marinelli met with his defense on Wednesday to discuss their struggles with getting to the quarterback.]]>
<![CDATA[Garrett: Crowded D-Line Led to Sam's Release]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:45:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
An increasingly crowded stable of defensive linemen led to Michael Sam's release from the practice squad this week, according to Jason Garrett.

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<![CDATA[Murray Thanks O-Line with New Computers]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:28:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457133882.jpg
DeMarco Murray thanked his offensive line for their hard work on Wednesday with iMac computers.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Has "No Issue" with Redskins' Nickname]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:16:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-01.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said this week that he doesn't have any problem with the Redskins' nickname.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: James Hanna "Under-appreciated"]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:08:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/454598417_1.jpg
James Hanna has had a very quiet season so far, but that doesn't mean he hasn't made a big impact on the offense, according to Jason Garrett.

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<![CDATA[Emmitt Not Ready to Confer Triplets 2.0]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:55:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/triplets-2-getty.jpg
One of the Triplets from the '90s warns that it's still premature to anoint the current version as the new Triplets.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Confidence in Durant Paying Off]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:46:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457127498.jpg
Justin Durant has stepped into the role of leader beautifully since being voted team captain prior to the season.

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<![CDATA[Amobi Okoye To Practice on Thursday]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:32:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/amobi-okoye-master-splinter.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye will reportedly return to practice for the first time in over a year on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Impresed by DeMarcus Lawrence ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:19:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/152439367.jpg
Jerry Jones is encouraged by what he's seen out of rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence in practice.

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<![CDATA[Power Rankings: NFC East]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:01:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457134694.jpg
The gap is widening in the NFC East, which appears to be a two-horse race.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Just Might See RGIII]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:42:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/196*120/Robert+Griffin+III+RGIII+RG3+454033560.jpg
Chances are, the Cowboys will be squaring off against Colt McCoy on Monday night, but what if they see another Texas native under center?

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<![CDATA[Parnell Draws Praise After Starting Debut]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:37:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517772.jpg
Jeremy Parnell stepped in for Doug Free and made his first start on Sunday. He drew some positive reviews for his performance.

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<![CDATA[Justin Durant Has Big Day Against Giants]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:06:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/justin-durant-10.21.14.jpg
Justin Durant seemed to be everywhere in Sunday's 31-21 victory over the Giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Romo is Playing at an Elite Level]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457510812.jpg
Sorry haters, the Cowboys' quarterback is playing at a Pro Bowl level.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Washington Redskins]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:10:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2014-redskins-at-cowboys.jpg
The worst team in the division is coming to town and the Cowboys are red-hot.]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Romo Praises AT&T Stadium Crowd]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457517418.jpg
Tony Romo lavished praise on the home crowd after Sunday's 31-21 win over the Giants at AT&T Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive Michael Sam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad.

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<![CDATA[McCoy Set to Start Against Cowboys]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:20:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colt-mccoy-cowboys.jpg
Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy will start against the Cowboys on Monday night, Jay Gruden said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Carr Dealing With Hamstring Issue]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:03:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457509654.jpg
Cowboys corner Brandon Carr suffered a hamstring strain in the win over the Giants, but the team doesn't think it's anything serious.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett Not Worried About Contract Status]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:53:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457134182.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett isn't concerning himself with his contract status as he prepares for a Monday night matchup with the Redskins.

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<![CDATA[Dan Bailey Fine After Taking Shot to the Leg]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:03:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457134542.jpg
Dan Bailey says he's fine after taking a shot to the leg on an extra point attempt in the second half of Sunday's win over the Giants.

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<![CDATA[Terrance Williams Surpasses Rookie TD Total]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:34:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457511448.jpg
Terrance Williams now has six catches on the year, one more than his total last year.

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<![CDATA[Bruce Carter Expects to Return This Week]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:12:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455881854.jpg
Bruce Carter expects to return this week after missing the last three games with a strained quad.

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<![CDATA[Murray Makes NFL History With Start]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:00:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575133801.jpg
Hey, this DeMarco Murray guy is pretty special, you guys.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Proud of Garrett, Not Ready to Discuss New Deal]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:59:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508598.jpg
Jerry Jones is understandably high on Jason Garrett, but he's not ready to discuss his contract status.

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<![CDATA[Terrell McClain Breaks Out]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:48:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terrell-mcclain-10-20-14.jpg
Terrell McClain had a mini-coming out party in the second half of Sunday's win over the Giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome to the Party, Gavin Escobar ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:15:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508310.jpg
The Cowboys put up big yards and points against the Giants, thanks to their second tight end.

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<![CDATA[Three Phases: Cowboys-Giants]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:09:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575143321.jpg
The Cowboys train rolled on in their first divisional game on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys 31, Giants 21: Whitt Watch Top 10]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575133801.jpg
The Cowboys are 6-1. I never expected to type that this season. And, admit it, you never thought you'd read it.

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<![CDATA[Images from the Sideline: Cowboys Vs. Giants]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:59:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-v-giants-2014-lede.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are 6-1 after defeating the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Hold Off Giants, 31-21]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:03:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457516222.jpg
It wasn't easy by any means, but the Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants on Sunday to push their record to 6-1,

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<![CDATA[Cowboys, Giants Tied at Half, 14-14]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rolando-mcclain-giants.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are knotted up going into the second half.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys-Giants Game Day Twitter Chat]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:08:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys-Seahawks2.jpg
Join the writers and editors of SportsDay and the Blue Star Blog as we discuss the Cowboys game against the New York Giants, live.

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<![CDATA[Dez Calls for Cowboys Fans to Pack JerryWorld]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:43:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456305802.jpg
Dez Bryant wants Cowboys fans to pack AT&T Stadium on Sunday, and get really, really loud.

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<![CDATA[DeMarcus Lawrence Impressing Since Return ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/152439367.jpg
According to the Dallas staff, DeMarcus Lawrence has looked good since returning to practice this week.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Will Keep Feeding Murray]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:49:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457133888.jpg
Jason Garrett wants to keep feeding DeMarco Murray the ball, but the team also intends on continuing to mix in Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Says He's Feeling Good]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:32:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457133640.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo practiced on Thursday and says he's fine, after absorbing some punishment in the win over Seattle.

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<![CDATA[Nick Saban Happy to See McClain's Turnaround]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:16:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/185377021-1200.jpg
Alabama head coach Nick Saban has been glad to see Rolando McClain's resurgence in Dallas this season.

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<![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Week 7]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:23:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455862256.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all!

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<![CDATA[Manning Hoping to Continue Arlington Trend ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:05:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_elimanning4827208.jpg
Eli Manning has thoroughly enjoyed his time in Arlington and hopes Sunday brings more of the same.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Set to Make History Sunday]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:03:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453705926.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is set to pass Roger Staubach in career starts on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Joseph Randle Apologizes to Teammates]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:09:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453712038.jpg
Cowboys running back Joseph Randle addressed his arrest on theft charges this week in a closed-door meeting with teammates.

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<![CDATA[Tyron Smith Returns After MRI on Ankle]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:27:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-good-start.jpg
Tyron Smith was back on the field on Thursday, after undergoing an MRI on his ankle on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Brief Players About Ebola]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:45:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10p_jerry_jones_photo_reax_1200x675_317065795627.jpg
Jerry Jones said this week that the team has been educated on the Ebola Virus.]]>
<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Returns to Practice]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:14:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457133638.jpg
DeMarco Murray was back on the practice field on Thursday after being held out Wednesday with an unspecified illness.

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<![CDATA[Could Jerry Get Some Recognition?]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:06:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
If the Cowboys' season continues on an upward trend, could embattled GM Jerry Jones possibly get some postseason recognition?

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<![CDATA[Surprising Cowboys Eyeing 9-1 Start]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:58:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453705378.jpg
A team that some of us predicted would be lucky to win seven games just might have nine victories by Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 7]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:40:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457127840.jpg
It's fantasy time, folks.

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