<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/blogs/blue-star http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usThu, 25 Aug 2016 00:06:23 -0500Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:06:23 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cowboys Resting Scandrick Because of Sore Groin]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:54:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457968300.jpg
Orlando Scandrick has battled back after tearing his ACL and MCL, but it's another small setback that is keeping him out of action.

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<![CDATA[Casting Call for Teen Cowboys Fans for Commercial]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:39:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/cowboys-raiders.jpg
Ever wanted to be in a commercial, for the NFL? Your chance is Thursday.

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<![CDATA[What to Look For During Cowboys 3rd Preseason Game]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:21:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5893964261.jpg
The Cowboys face the Seahawks on Thursday during the "dress rehearsal game."

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<![CDATA[Elliott Excited About Making His Cowboys Debut]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:09:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-practice1-dmn-tom-fox.jpg
Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott talks about making his debut for the Cowboys in Thursday's preseason game against the Seahawks.

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<![CDATA[Garrett and Church Describe Bryant's Concussion Incident]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:57:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JASON_GARRETT_AND_BARRY_CHURCH_ON_DEZ_1200x675_749345347927.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and safety Barry Church describe the concussion suffered by Dez Bryant during Monday's practice.]]>
<![CDATA[Bryant Out Against Seattle]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:59:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/249*120/usa-dez-bryant.jpg
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant will miss Thursday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach Jason Garrett describes what happened to cause Bryant to be sidelined.

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<![CDATA[Dez, EA Sports 'Feud' Over Madden Rating]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:48:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460755002.jpg
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and EA Sports go back and forth in a "feud" about Bryant's rating in the recently released Madden 17 video game.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Bryant, Crawford Sustain Concussions in Practice]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:29:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1471883119-1471879448-_NDY7158.jpg
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford sustained concussions in practice this week, according to team public relations director Rich Dalrymple.

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<![CDATA[HOF Voter Peter King's Defense of Jerry Jones ]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:50:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/The+Star+84+Scruggs.jpg
Peter King is apart of the NBC Football Night in America crew and defended putting Jerry Jones on the 2017 Hall of Fame ballot.

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<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes at Cowboys Practice Monday]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:38:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-practice1-dmn-tom-fox.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney recaps the Dallas Cowboys' Monday practice in preparation for their game with the Seattle Seahawks.

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<![CDATA[See Inside "The Star" in Frisco]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:06:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Star.jpg
The media got a chance to tour The Star, the Dallas Cowboys new headquarters and practice facility in Frisco, Sunday. NBC 5 Photojournalist Noah Bullard takes us inside.

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<![CDATA[Inside The Star in Frisco]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 17:44:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/082116+The+Star+field.jpg
The media was given an opportunity to tour The Star, The Dallas Cowboys, multi-million dollar headquarters and practice facility in Frisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Look at The Star - Cowboys New HQ in Frisco]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:48:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/082116+The+Star+field.jpg
Media from across the country got a sneak peek inside the team’s new practice facility and global headquarters in Frisco on Sunday.

Photo Credit: Pat Doney, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys RB Morris Making the Most of Opportunity]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 08:15:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/183*120/GettyImages-592239498.jpg
The former Redskins star running back loves running behind the Cowboys offensive line, and is making a big impression on his teammates in the preseason.

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<![CDATA[Prescott Shines in Cowboys’ Preseason Win Over Miami]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 08:46:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/171*120/GettyImages-592244460.jpg
The Cowboys rookie quarterback finished his second preseason test with two touchdown passes, and two more TD runs in a blowout win for Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Did the Cowboys Find a Gem in Prescott?]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 08:02:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Newy_Prescott_Take_1200x675_747656771953.jpg
NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs explains how the Cowboys may have found a gem in rookie quarterback Dak Prescott.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: Ford Center at The Star]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:32:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/ford-center-the-star-cowboys-03.jpg
Check out where the Frisco ISD home teams will play high school football this season -- including the locker rooms.

Photo Credit: Pat Doney, NBC 5 Sports]]>
<![CDATA[Tour the Cowboys' Ford Center at The Star]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:27:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ford-center-the-star-exterior.jpg
Check out where the Frisco ISD home teams will play high school football this season -- including the locker rooms.

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<![CDATA[Emmitt Smith Impressed With Ezekiel Elliott]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 04:33:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-practice1-dmn-tom-fox.jpg
Fourth overall pick Ezekiel Elliott is expected to carry the load for the Dallas Cowboys and is getting compared to one Hall Of Fame running back, but hear why that Hall Of Fame running back says it's not fair.

Photo Credit: Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News]]>
<![CDATA[Emmitt Smith Wants Jones To Stay With Garrett]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 04:23:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-503288754.jpg
Despite only making the playoffs just one time as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, one Cowboys Hall Of Famer doesn't feel like Jason Garrett is on the hot seat.

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<![CDATA[How Jerry Jones Changed TV Deals For the NFL]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:48:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Jerry_Jones_Thoughts_1200x675_745571907893.jpg
Jerry Jones' involvement with the television committee in the early 1990s is one reason why he has been nominated as a contributor for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.]]>
<![CDATA[EA Sports Shows How The Cowboys Will Bring Pressure]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 22:16:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459955020.jpg
With so many questions about the Cowboys defense, Pat Kirwan of the Real Football Network uses EA Sports to explain.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Training Camp MVPs]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 05:33:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-camp-mvps-watkins_1200x675_746420291720.jpg
NBC 5 Sports anchor David Watkins gives his offensive and defensive MVPs of Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[DMN's David Moore Breaks Down Cowboys Camp]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:20:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DWatkins-DavidMoore-081716_1200x675_746218563784.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' David Watkins and David Moore, of The Dallas Morning News, recap Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, which comes to a close Thursday, Aug. 18.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys QOD: Will the Team Continue Coming to California for Camp?]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:34:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/QOD_Stay_in_Oxnard_071816_1200x675_746169923689.jpg
The Cowboys are contracted to hold training camp in Oxnard through 2017, but what about beyond that?]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys QOD: Team Leader in Interceptions?]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:20:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/QOD_Cowboys_Interceptions_081716_1200x675_746166851923.jpg
The Cowboys didn't force many turnovers in 2015, which is an area they have to improve in order to have success this season. Which playmaker will lead the team in interceptions?]]>
<![CDATA[Stephen Jones Defends Jerry Jones HOF Candidacy Over Bowlen ]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:16:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/130979314.jpg
Cowboys VP Stephen Jones makes the case for his father Jerry Jones being voted into the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame class and some of the backlash from the Denver media about Broncos owner being snubbed.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Elliott Will Not Play Friday Against Dolphins ]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:17:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-AfternoonPractice-dmn-tom-fox.jpg
Zeke Elliott will not play versus the Miami Dolphins. He is now practicing again.

Photo Credit: Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News]]>
<![CDATA[Stephen Jones emotional over father named HOF finalist]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:04:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Stephen_Jones_1200x675_745588803853.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones gets emotional when talking about his father, Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones, being named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.]]>
<![CDATA[Denver Writer Upset At Jones HOF Candidacy ]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:00:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/162*120/GettyImages-498288290.jpg
NFL writer calls it an outrage Jerry Jones is on the HOF ballot over Broncos owner Pat Bowlen.

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<![CDATA["It's Humbling": Jerry Jones as a Hall of Fame finalist]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:48:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Jerry_Jones_Thoughts_1200x675_745571907893.jpg
Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones discusses being named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys RB Elliott back on the practice field]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:45:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Elliott_Thoughts_1200x675_745580099662.jpg
Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott returned to team drills today after dealing with hamstring issues during Cowboys Training Camp in California.]]>
<![CDATA[Thoughts on Jerry Jones being named a HOF Finalist]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:00:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Newy_Cole_1200x675_745562179962.jpg
Would you vote Cowboys owner Jerry Jones into the Pro Football Hall of Fame? NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs asks The Bleacher Report's Jason Cole that same question.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Named a Finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:49:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454306262.jpg
Jerry Jones, the owner, president and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, was named a finalist Tuesday for the National Football League's Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2017.

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<![CDATA[Emmitt Smith Talks 2016 Dallas Cowboys]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/emmitt-on-best-frat_1200x675_745186371697.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith stops by the NBC 5 studios and gives his thoughts on the team's upcoming season.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys QOD: Will Randy Gregory Play This Season?]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:26:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484519458.jpg
Second-year defensive end Randy Gregory is away from Cowboys camp working through substance abuse issues. The NFL suspended Gregory under the substance abuse policy for the first four games of the season.

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<![CDATA[Just Put Prescott in Cowboys Ring of Honor Now]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:01:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/showers-prescott-romo.jpg
Just put Dak Prescott in the Cowboys Ring of Honor now. Oh how I wish Bill Parcells was around for a press conference. Nobody hated rookie hype more than The Tuna.

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<![CDATA[Monday's Cowboys Training Camp Report]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 22:54:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Watkins_Machota_1200x675_744901187635.jpg
NBC 5's David Watkins and Jon Machota from the Dallas Morning News break down Monday's topics concerning the Cowboys from training camp in California.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys LB Wilson Returns to Practice ]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 22:04:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-08-15-21h37m34s60.png
2nd year pro Damien Wilson was hit in the eye by a stray paintball beofre training camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayowa, Collins and Wilson Active for Monday Practice]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:24:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-08-15-17h04m43s161.png
The Cowboys added three defenseman who make their 2016 training camp debuts on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys QOD: How Many TDs for Dez in 2016]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:32:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4604794001.jpg
Dez Bryant's touchdown total dipped significantly in 2015 after missing most of the season with a foot injury. He has three seasons of double-digit touchdowns including 16 during the 2014 season. Now that he and

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<![CDATA[A Deeper Look Into Dak's Preseason Performance]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:51:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5893964261.jpg
Cowboys fans are buzzing after rookie quarterback Dak Prescott's performance against the Rams in the first preseason game, but do they need to temper their expectations?

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<![CDATA[Predictions for Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott in 2016]]> Sun, 14 Aug 2016 13:59:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-elliott-practice1-dmn-tom-fox.jpg
NBC 5's Newy Scruggs asks media members for their predictions on what kind of season to expect from Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Photo Credit: Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Lose Preseason Opener, Prescott Near Perfect]]> Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:00:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-08-13-23h52m24s215.png
Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott made a statement in his NFL debut.]]>