<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usTue, 31 May 2016 13:17:23 -0500Tue, 31 May 2016 13:17:23 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cowboys Have Enough Ammunition to Facilitate a Trade For Pass-Rush Help]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 09:07:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/GettyImages-498292896.jpg
VP Stephen Jones says, however, they have no plans to deal Alfred Morris. Yet.

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<![CDATA[With Few Pass Rushers, Cowboys Should Consider Dwight Freeney]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 09:16:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-502649498.jpg
The former Colt had 10.5 sacks in six seasons. The nine defensive ends on Dallas' roster have a combined 10.5 in their careers.

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<![CDATA[Sean Lee Hoping Offseason Downtime Leads to Healthy 2016]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:40:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488181450.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee hopes taking some time off now will pay dividends health-wise once the 2016 season begins.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Could Make Bid to Host Super Bowl XLI, XLII]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:19:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-super-bowl-04.jpg
According to a report, the Dallas Cowboys could make a play to bring the Super Bowl back to North Texas in 2022 or 2023.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Not About to Give Ronald Leary Away]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:58:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459965504.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are willing to look for a trade as Ronald Leary has asked, but they're certainly not going to give the former starting guard away for less than he's worth.

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<![CDATA[National Spelling Bee Champ Salutes Bryant With "X"]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:53:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SPELLING_BEE_AP_16148114986283.jpg
Pretty sure the star receiver and the champion speller could teach each other a few tricks.

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<![CDATA[Bryant Restoring Cowboys' Hope Just With Presence at Valley Ranch]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:19:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez+bryant+cowboys+ota.jpg
Just after the importance of Tony Romo's health comes the return of the Cowboys' star receiver.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Jones: Cowboys Not Looking for Outside Pass Rush Help]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 13:50:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Stephen_Jones_The_Star_1200x675_679428163630.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones says the team will not look to sign a veteran pass rusher like Dwight Freeney at the moment.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo Understands How Important His Health is to the Cowboys]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 13:27:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/498321574.jpg
Not surprisingly after what happened in 2015, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo understands his health is key for the team.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett is Not Happy About Ronald Leary's Absence]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 13:12:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/454599617.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is not happy about guard Ronald Leary's decision to stay away from the team this offseason in an attempt to be traded.

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<![CDATA[Romo Agrees with Jerry Jones' Assessment of His Future]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:58:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-jones.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won't second-guess Jerry Jones' assessment that he has four to five good years left in him.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett: Randy Gregory Showing Signs of Maturation]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:42:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/randy-gregory-cowboys.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett acknowledges that Randy Gregory is a work in progress, but he says the second-year pass rusher is showing signs of maturation this offseason.]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Romo Opens Up About Family, Faith and Football]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:43:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Romo-and-family.jpg
Dallas Cowboy Tony Romo is very private when it comes to his personal life, however, Romo and his wife, Candice, graciously granted NBC 5's Meredith Land with unprecedented access to their lives.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Opens Up About His Marriage]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:10:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TONY_ON_MARRIAGE_1200x675_692029507688.jpg
In a rare, exclusive interview, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, open up about their family, marriage, faith and football.]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Romo Opens Up About Family, Faith and Football]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:05:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Romo-and-family.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, graciously granted NBC 5's Meredith Land with unprecedented access to their lives, in their home with their children.

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<![CDATA[Elliott Learning The Process With The Cowboys]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:04:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782468.jpg
Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott is adjusting to the NFL style of football during this week's OTA's.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant: Close To "Getting Back To My Old Self"]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 16:33:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/170*120/GettyImages-4870436002.jpg
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant got some work in during Wednesday's OTAs, a good sign that he's close to returning.

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<![CDATA[Andy Jones Looking to Make Jump from Jacksonville U to NFL]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:11:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+Helmet+Field.jpg
It's a big jump from Jacksonville University to the NFL, but Cowboys rookie receiver Andy Jones is intent on seeing if he can make it.

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<![CDATA[Hey, Russell Westbrook is a Cowboys Fan]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 13:54:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/thunder+knicks.jpg
It turns out Russell Westbrook, one of the top sports villains in DFW a month ago, is a big Dallas Cowboys fan.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Preaching "Talk Less and Just Go To Work" in OTAs]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 13:23:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-501244264.jpg
Head coach Jason Garrett is preaching a "talk less, work more" approach to the Cowboys this week during OTAs.

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<![CDATA[Leary No-Shows at OTAs After Requesting Trade ]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 07:11:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ronald-leary-preseason.jpg
Seemingly replaced by free agent Joe Looney, the veteran guard is ready to move on from Dallas.]]>
<![CDATA[La'el Collins "Extremely Excited" To See Zeke in Action]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 14:21:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lael-collins-starting-job.jpg
Like a lot of people in North Texas, Cowboys second-year guard La'el Collins is quite excited to see what Ezekiel Elliott can do in the NFL.]]>
<![CDATA[Eagles' Schwartz Doesn't Want a Pre-Determined QB Competition]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 14:08:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-501238924.jpg
Whether Carson Wentz or Sam Bradford winds up starting, Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz doesn't want the team to have a pre-determined quarterback competition.

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<![CDATA[Jalen Ramsey Undergoes Knee Surgery]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 13:50:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496171772.jpg
Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey underwent knee surgery on Tuesday, but should be ready for training camp in July.

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<![CDATA[Chris Brown Heaps Praise on Notre Dame Teammate Jaylon Smith]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 13:32:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JaylonSmith.jpg
Undrafted receiver Chris Brown remembers Jaylon Smith as an unquestioned leader at Notre Dame.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Rodgers-Cromartie Joins Giants After Missing 1st OTA ]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 13:19:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459494908.jpg
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie joined his Giants teammates at OTAs on Tuesday after being conspicuously absent on Monday.

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<![CDATA[With Romo's Return to Practice Field Blossoms Hope ]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 09:20:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-503288356.jpg
The quarterback today takes the field for 11-on-11 for the first time since Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo, Candice Romo Speak Exclusively to NBC 5]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:58:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/candice+romo+tony+romo.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and wife Candice Romo invited NBC 5 into their home and talked about their sons, quite possibly their favorite topic.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Opens Up About Football, Family]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 04:37:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tony+romo+candice+romo.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is opening up about his injuries, his family and his season ahead. Romo and his wife, Candice Romo, speak exclusively with NBC 5's Meredith Land.

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<![CDATA[Rico Gathers Being Helped Along By Dak Prescott]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 12:26:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/RicoGathers.jpg
Cowboys rookie Rico Gathers is getting some help on his transition from college basketball star to NFL tight end from quarterback Dak Prescott.

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<![CDATA[NFL to Elliott's Half-Jersey: So Long]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:31:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Elliott-Half-Shirt.jpg
The rookie running back's half-jerseys will never make it to an NFL field.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Sign Long-Shot Hoops Star Gathers]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 14:57:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454306262.jpg
The Cowboys have a history of success with hoops stars, but this represents a gamble.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Eagles QBs Splitting Reps Equally in OTAs]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 14:36:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sam-Bradford-New.jpg
Sam Bradford is the Eagles' starter, but in OTAs, he's been splitting reps equally with the team's well-paid backup Chase Daniel and their first round pick, Carson Wentz.

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<![CDATA[Byron Jones Focusing on Safety Position]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 14:37:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/byron-jones-pats.jpg
After spending his rookie season moving around the defense, Byron Jones is concentrating on the free safety position this offseason.]]>
<![CDATA[La'el Collins Enjoying New Level of Comfort as Second-Year Pro]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 14:37:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lael-collins-starting-job.jpg
Left guard La'el Collins is feeling more comfortable in his second year in the NFL, and that's a good thing for the Dallas Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Want to Bring 2018 Draft to North Texas]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 14:40:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/byron+jones+godell_1200.jpg
According to a report, the Dallas Cowboys want to bring the 2018 NFL Draft to North Texas.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Sign 2nd Round Pick Jaylon Smith]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 12:53:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JaylonSmith2.jpg
The Cowboys announced the signing of second round pick Jaylon Smith, as well as sixth rounder Rico Gathers, on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Ezekiel Elliott Makes Good First Impression with O-Line]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 15:59:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782468.jpg
Ezekiel Elliott seems to have made a good first impression on the men who will be charged with clearing paths for the No. 4 overall pick this fall.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Got Bargain With Elliott]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 14:35:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-jersey1.jpg
NFL teams spent more money on older free agents than Dallas did on a 21-year-old rookie.

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<![CDATA[Zack Martin on La'el Collins: "He's Been Awesome This Offseason"]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 16:01:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/194*120/496341894.jpg
Cowboys left guard La'el Collins is enjoying a new level of comfort as a second-year pro, according to Zack Martin, and it's apparently showing in his performance at Valley Ranch.

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<![CDATA[Tyrone Crawford's Strength is Back]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 13:44:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458288796.jpg
After undergoing rotator cuff surgery in January, Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford's strength has returned.

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<![CDATA[Terrance Williams Not Worried About Contract Going Into 2016]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 16:02:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terrance-williams-DRC.jpg
Entering the final year of his rookie deal, Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams plans on letting his performance speak for itself.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Will Sell Zeke Elliott Half Shirt]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 17:29:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Zeke1.jpg
Cowboys taking advantage of rookie running backs red carpet fashion with a salute to his crop top style.

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<![CDATA[JJ Wilcox Ready to Compete]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 15:12:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460755796.jpg
With Byron Jones and Barry Church in the starting spots, Cowboys safety JJ Wilcox could find himself fighting for a roster spot in camp this year.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys O-Line Fine with High Expectations]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 14:54:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455388462.jpg
No one has higher expectations for the Cowboys' offensive line than the men on the Cowboys' offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant Doing Well, But Will Be Held Out of OTAs]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 14:27:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461027874.jpg
The Cowboys have been highly encouraged by Dez Bryant's recovery from surgery in January, but he'll be held out of OTAs next week as a precautionary measure.

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<![CDATA[Pay Cut Aside, Carr Happy to be Back in Dallas]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 14:06:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-carr-2015-preseason.jpg
Pay cut or no, Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is glad to be back in Dallas.]]>
<![CDATA[Woodson Believes Romo Could Have a Career Year in 2016]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 13:50:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-489361144.jpg
Longtime Cowboys safety Darren Woodson believes the pieces are in place for Tony Romo to put together a career year in 2016.

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<![CDATA[ESPN Says Cowboys '93 Team the Best]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 10:08:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/smithaikman7.6.10.jpg
The team that won consecutive Super Bowls in the '90s would beat the '77 squad, but just barely.

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