<![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 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:26:09 -0600 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:26:09 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Super Bowl XLIX]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:51:45 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461910414.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all.

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<![CDATA[Potential Target: Malcolm Smith]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:39:49 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4571279941.jpg
The Cowboys could be looking for a linebacker this offseason, and here's a good one.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Positional Grades: Defensive Line]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:39:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461343188.jpg
With the Cowboys' season over, let's take a look back on a position-by-position basis.

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<![CDATA[Murray on Replacement: I'd Like to See How ]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:38:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461345674.jpg
DeMarco Murray isn't so sure about that whole "any back could run in Dallas" idea.

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<![CDATA[Aikman: Charles Haley "Absolutely" Belongs in Hall of Fame]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:38:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/charles-haley2.9.12.jpg
Troy Aikman believes Charles Haley deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and thinks this might finally be his year.]]>
<![CDATA[Blandino: Dez No-Catch Still Not a Catch]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:37:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347692.jpg
Dean Blandino is still insisting Dez Bryant didn't make that catch in Green Bay, in case you were still wondering.

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<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Not Thinking About Contract Yet]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:37:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462196554.jpg
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray believes it's a bit too early to begin worrying about his contract.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Gushes Over Seahawks QB]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:36:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/115270955.jpg
Troy Aikman wasn't known for putting up big numbers, but he won a lot of games, and he can appreciate the Seahawks' young quarterback for the same reason.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo: Cowboys Have to Start Over]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:36:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347814.jpg
After a promising run last season, Tony Romo and the Cowboys will start over from square one again in 2015.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Foles Not Listening to Trade Rumors]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:35:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459743073.jpg
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles says he fully expects to be back in Philadelphia in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: FS Gerod Holliman]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:34:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459721120.jpg
Louisville free safety Gerod Holliman has elite upside against the pass, but must improve defending the run.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Believes Jimmy Johnson Belongs in Canton]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:34:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jimmy-johnson-troy-aikman.jpg
Troy Aikman believes Jimmy Johnson did enough over his relatively short NFL career to warrant induction to the Pro Football hall of Fame.]]>
<![CDATA[Who to Pull for in Super Bowl XLIX]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:33:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Super-Bowl-Coaches.jpg
Both teams are much easier to hate than to like, but since we're going to watch we might as well trick ourselves into a rooting interest..

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<![CDATA[Sanders Says He Could Run Behind Dallas' Line]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:40:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barry-sanders-722.jpg
At 46, Barry Sanders believes he might be able to go for 60-75 yards a game behind the Dallas Cowboys young offensive line.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Checking in on RG3]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:45:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20131201+Redskins.jpg
After yet another injury-hampered season, Robert Griffin III just wants to get healthy and go from there.

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<![CDATA[Looking Away From Murray: Ryan Williams]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:43:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4537124122.jpg
It might not make great sense for the Cowboys to bring back DeMarco Murray after his fantastic year, so where else could they look?

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Takeaways "Huge" For Cowboys Defense]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:45:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461028884.jpg
According to Jason Garrett, the Cowboys defense's ability to force turnovers makes them a better unit than some other stats would suggest.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Positional Grades: Offensive Line]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:44:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458702416.jpg
With the Cowboys' season over, let's take a look back on a position-by-position basis.

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<![CDATA[DeMarcus Ware Impressed By Tyron Smith's Development]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:43:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-vs-broncos.jpg
DeMarcus Ware is glad he no longer has to go against Tyron Smith in practice every day.]]>
<![CDATA[Tyrann Mathieu on How He'd Stop Odell Beckham Jr.]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:23:29 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4575096421.jpg
Hopefully, the Dallas Cowboys' corners were listening on Wednesday when Tyrann Mathieu told NBCSN's Pro Football Talk how he'd stop Giants' receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

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<![CDATA[Broncos Hire Wade Phillips]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:22:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wade-phillips-722.jpg
Wade Phillips is back in football after a one-year absence as the defensive coordinator of the Broncos.

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<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray: The Money is Irrelevant]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:14:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462196554.jpg
The NFL's leading rusher, to some degree, leaves the door open for a return to the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[On Deck: Super Bowl XLIX]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:21:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/seahakws-pats-on-deck.jpg
Can the Seahawks stifle two big offenses in two straight Super Bowls, or will the Patriots roll in the looming shadow of #DeflateGate?

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<![CDATA[Irvin Warns Cowboys: Odell Beckham Jr. is a "Bad Man"]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:24:49 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459483536.jpg
Michael Irvin warned the Cowboys coaching staff on Sunday night that they'll have their hands full with Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for years to come.

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<![CDATA[Garrett & Co. Looking to Keep Cowboys' Core Intact]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:07:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462205080.jpg
Jason Garrett views keeping the core of the Dallas Cowboys in place as a top priority this offseason.

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<![CDATA[Marshawn Lynch Follows Dangerous Path of Former Cowboys]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:35:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/marshawn-lynch-media-day.jpg
Seattle's running back likes to break rules as much as he breaks tackles.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: DL Jordan Phillips]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:22:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/182254368.jpg
Oklahoma defensive lineman Jordan Phillips is the type of player Bill Parcells might have drafted in the first round based on the "Planet Theory."

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<![CDATA[Seahawks' Thomas Believes Dez Made the Catch]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:51:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/earl-thomas1.jpg
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas has joined the group of players who believe Dez Bryant's big catch against the Packers should have been upheld.

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<![CDATA[Who's Roger Staubach Picking in Super Bowl XLIX?]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:16:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/roger-staubach1.18.12.jpg
Roger Staubach has made his pick for Super Bowl XLIX.]]>
<![CDATA[Marinelli Could See Defensive Turnaround Coming]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:03:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459955020.jpg
Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli says even before the season, he could see that the defense would be much improved.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys VP: No Decision on Claiborne's 2016 Option]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:15:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-hurt-shoulder.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones says the team has yet to make a decision on Morris Claiborne's fifth-year option, which would keep him in Dallas through 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Beckham Played 2014 with Torn Hamstring ]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:03:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4594822461.jpg
Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. says he played his rookie season with a pair of tears in his right hamstring.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Have "Tough Decision" at Right Tackle]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:37:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doug-free-giants.jpg
Stephen Jones admits the Cowboys have a tough decision to make at right tackle, with Doug Free and Jermey Parnell set to become free agents.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Looking to Build on Identity Established in '14]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:13:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460754844.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are looking to build on the identity they established in 2014.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Nick Foles Drawing Interest From Teams]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:00:32 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28388%29.jpg
Several teams have reportedly shown interest in Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, should Philly decide to part ways with the 26-year-old.

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<![CDATA[Ranking the Cowboys' Five Super Bowl Wins]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:50:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/224884.jpg
Choosing just one glorious game is difficult, but we ranked 'em anyway.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys in 2015 Pro Bowl]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:06:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462202356.jpg
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett led Team Irvin and seven members of America's Team to victory in the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Coaching Staff's Work Begins Now]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:56:58 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461029880.jpg
After a week in Arizona, the Dallas Cowboys coaching staff's offseason work begins in earnest this week.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Not Worried About Rolando McClain's Health]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:44:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Jerry Jones believes Rolando McClain's health issues in 2014 stemmed from his sitting out in 2013, and nothing to be concerned about moving forward.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Add Safety, Defensive End ]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:29:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/157366013.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have signed defensive end Lavar Edwards and safety Keelan Johnson to reserve-future deals.

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<![CDATA[Patrick Peterson: Claiborne Has Talent to "Turn the Corner"]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:53:38 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-played-horrible.jpg
Cardinals corner Patrick Peterson believes his friend and former LSU teammate Morris Claiborne has all the tools to live up to expectations, if he can only get healthy.]]>
<![CDATA[Pro Bowl Wins DFW Ratings Battle]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:08:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pro-bowl-ratings2015.jpg
The Pro Bowl won the day on Sunday in terms of ratings in Dallas-Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Help Irvin to Pro Bowl Triumph]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:10:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/462226912.jpg
It's not the game they wanted to be playing in, but the Cowboys helped old friend Michael Irvin in the Pro Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Staubach Plans His Own "Deflategate" Investigation]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:41:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Roger+Staubach1.jpg
NBC 5 caught up with legendary Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and asked his opinion on the "Deflategate" controversy in the NFL. Staubach says he doesn't have all the facts but he's going to do...

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<![CDATA[Packer Covering Dez Says it Was a Catch]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:53:01 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347692.jpg
Adding to a sorry year for the NFL, even the Packers agree that Dez Bryant made that catch.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: CB Marcus Peters]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:55:24 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456225006.jpg
Washington cornerback Marcus Peters looks like he belongs on the Seahawks on tape, but his draft stock is uncertain because of character questions.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Positional Grades: Tight End]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:27:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461029146.jpg
With the Cowboys' season over, let's take a look back on a position-by-position basis.

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<![CDATA[Jimmy Graham to Witten: You're an Idol For Me]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:26:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jimmy-graham-witten.jpg
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham says he models himself after Cowboys veteran Jason Witten both on and off the field.]]>