<![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 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:43:12 -0500 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:43:12 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cowboys LB Justin Jackson Suffers Torn ACL]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:31:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+Helmet+Field.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Justin Jackson was lost for the year on Saturday, when he suffered a torn ACL during a morning practice session.

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<![CDATA[Bryant's Scuffle Should be a Sign of Relief for Fans]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:44:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jerry_Jones_Clean_10p_080215_1200x675_497137731638.jpg
It only took two days in Oxnard for the receiver to remind us he still has his passion.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Jones on Cowboys Training Camp 2015]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:27:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jerry_Jones_Clean_10p_080215_1200x675_497137731638.jpg
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones sat down with NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs Sunday to talk about Training Camp 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Sunday's Cowboys Training Camp Report With Newy Scruggs]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:50:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Sunday_Newy_Webcast_1200x675_497122883515.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs breaks down Sunday's Cowboys training camp practice.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Training Camp: "You Didn't See That Commercial?"]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:06:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Patman_1200x675_496482371576.jpg
Hasn't everyone seen the DIRECTV commerical with Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo? The answer may surprise you as NBC 5's Pat Doney and David Watkins found out.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Welcome McClain Despite Knee, Suspension Issues]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:56:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457962714.jpg
Rolando McClain's surgically repaired right knee isn't ready for training camp, and the Dallas linebacker will miss the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

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<![CDATA[Rolando McClain, Sean Lee, and the Linebacker Test]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:47:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186726662.jpg
Matt Eberflus shared a fantastic story Saturday morning in Oxnard detailing why he is so excited to coach linebackers Rolando McClain and Sean Lee at the same time.

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<![CDATA[Murray: "I Thought I Would Be a Cowboy" Right Up Until Free Agency]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:12:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461343460.jpg
DeMarco Murray says he thought he'd stay with the Cowboys throughout last season and right up until free agency began in March.

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<![CDATA[McFadden "Very Disappointed" to Open Camp on PUP List]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:49:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/darren-mcfadden-cowboys.jpg
Darren McFadden is disappointed to be on the PUP list, but he'd rather be sidelined in July than in the middle of the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Bryant: New Contract "Not Going to Change the Way I Play"]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:29:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459663174.jpg
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant insists his new deal isn't about to change the way he plays the game.

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<![CDATA[Carr Glad to Get Back to Work After Chatter-Filled Offseason]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:04:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158824205.jpg
Brandon Carr is happy to be playing football again after an offseason filled with rumors about his future with the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[2014 DeMarco Murray Vs. 2006 Larry Johnson]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:44:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/26_850_demarcomurray.jpg
How will the Cowboys replace what DeMarco Murray provided last season running the ball? They won't.

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<![CDATA[Steven Jackson Wants Cowboys to Give Him a Call]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:41:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bears+rams+6.JPG
Veteran free agent running back Steven Jackson tweeted the Cowboys on Friday morning with a strong hint that he'd like the team to give him a call.

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<![CDATA[Greg Hardy Suffers a Rib Strain, Says He's Fine]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:25:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-jason-garrett.jpg
Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy suffered a strained rib in practice on Thursday but assured reporters afterward that it was a non-issue.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Has Moved On From Controversial Non-Catch]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:18:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457518412.jpg
The receiver claims he still hasn't watched the full replay of his game-deciding non-catch in Green Bay from last January.

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<![CDATA[Five to Know Thursday at Cowboys Camp]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:25:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/205*120/dez+bryant+073015.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys' first day of practices featured two of the team's biggest stars speaking to the media for the first time in Oxnard.

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<![CDATA[Same Ol' Dez at Cowboys CAmp]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:56:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460752374.jpg
The Cowboys had their enthusiastic All-Pro for the opening workout Thursday because the sides agreed on a five-year, $70 million contract.

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<![CDATA[3 to Watch: Dez, Romo and Darren McFadden]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:47:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/newy-pat-3watch-073015.jpg
Newy and Pat's name Darren McFadden, Dez Bryant and Tony Romo their three to watch for Thursday at Cowboys Training Camp. For more video, visit DallasCowboys.com and NFL.com.

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<![CDATA[McFadden Starts Training Camp on PUP List]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:41:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/466161578.jpg
Cowboys running back Darren McFadden will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list because of a hamstring injury that also bothered him in the offseason.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: "At This Point," No Practice Plan in Place for Romo ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:35:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-training-camp-2014-03.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the team doesn't have any structured plan in place for Tony Romo at the moment, but one will likely develop in camp.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Disappointed But Not Blindsided by McClain Suspension]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:06:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4571341601.jpg
The Cowboys' knowledge that Rolando McClain could face a suspension this offseason allowed them to brace themselves for when the suspension officially came down earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Heaps Praise on Goodell in Wake of Deflategate Ruling]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:45:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nfl+lockout-722.JPG
In the wake of the decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension, Jerry Jones thinks Roger Goodell is doing a great job as commissioner.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Respond to Mincey's Absence]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:25:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459955012.jpg
The Cowboys aren't happy about Jeremy Mincey staying away from camp in hopes of landing a reworked contract.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Place McClain, Chaz Green on PUP List to Start Camp]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:03:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Linebacker Rolando McClain and offensive tackle Chaz Green will begin training camp on the physically unable perform list.

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<![CDATA[Jones' Modesty Refreshing, Potentially Rewarding]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:46:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2015-072915-02.jpg
For the first time in a long time, the Cowboys owner didn't saddle a good team with great expectations.

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<![CDATA[Mincey's Holdout Makes Zero Sense]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:16:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461340944.jpg
Holding out of training camp when your team has upgraded at your position is never a good idea.

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<![CDATA[Three to Watch at Dallas Cowboys Training Camp]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:46:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doney-scruggs-072915.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs and Reporter Pat Doney talk the three players to watch (plus one) during Dallas Cowboys training camp. Follow them on Twitter @newyscruggs, @PatDoneyNBC5, @BlueStarBlog.]]>
<![CDATA[Crawford, Cowboys Welcome Higher Expectations]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:00:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyrone-crawford-2014.jpg
The expectations for the Cowboys are much higher than they were at this time last year and, according to Tyrone Crawford, the team welcomes the challenge.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Players to Know: Cowboys Camp Day One]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:06:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-000201.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs and Reporter Pat Doney talk the five players to know on Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys Training Camp -- the offensive line. Follow them on Twitter @newyscruggs, @PatDoneyNBC5...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 5 Sports Takes You to Cowboys Camp]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:05:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jason-garrett-camp-2015-072915-01.jpg
The NBC 5 Sports team is in Oxnard, California as the Dallas Cowboys begin training for the 2015 season. Check out their photos from #CowboysCamp.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Not Considering Ray Rice or Chris Johnson at the Moment]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:38:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453706642.jpg
For the moment, the Cowboys aren't interested in Ray Rice or Chris Johnson.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Mara Confirms Eli's Extension Likely Coming Soon]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:17:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457518422.jpg
Giants co-owner John Mara has confirmed that the team is hoping to get Eli Manning his extension before the season begins.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Arrive at Camp]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:46:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Arrive_at_Camp_6p_1200x675_493013059773.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys arrive at camp in Oxnard, California Tuesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Have Been in Contact with Chris Johnson's Agent]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:08:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Chris-Johnson-Tennessee-Tit.jpg
According to a report, the Dallas Cowboys have at least been in contact with the agent representing former NFL rushing champion Chris Johnson.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: We Have to "Define Ourselves" Again in 2015]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:43:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347208.jpg
After fighting to a 12-4 record and an NFC East title last year, Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys will have to "define themselves" all over again in 2015.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Umenyiora in Talks to Retire as a Giant]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:26:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/osi-umenyiora-second-half.jpg
Longtime New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora is reportedly in talks to sign a one-day contract that would allow him to retire as a Giant.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Looking to Help Dez Bryant "Get His Feet Underneath Him"]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:08:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/156051246.jpg
After not having the services of their top receiver all offseason, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett will look to be smart about getting Dez Bryant back in the mix.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Waive RB Ryan Williams]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:48:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4537124122.jpg
Prior to leaving for Oxnard, CA on Tuesday, the Dallas Cowboys waived running back Ryan Williams among a couple others.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Undergoes Hip Replacement Surgery Ahead of Camp]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:23:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP666561932430.jpg
72-year-old Jerry Jones recently underwent hip replacement surgery, but it's not expected to slow him down in Oxnard.

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<![CDATA[Report: Dez Bryant Was in "Financial Distress" Before New Deal]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:33:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459496698.jpg
According to a report, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant was in "financial distress" before signing a new five-year, $70 million deal earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Witten Still Among Best Tight Ends in NFL, According to Madden 16]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:00:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460756556.jpg
Jason Witten is entering his 13th year in the league but he's still one of the very best in the game, according to the Madden Football 16 player rankings.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys VP: We Still Got Some Work to Do on Catch Rules]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:09:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461346220.jpg
Stephen Jones now says officials made the right call on Dez Bryant's non-catch, but he thinks the rules that led to that call could stand to be reexamined.

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<![CDATA[Kelly Optimistic About Sam Bradford's Recovery]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:39:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460476376.jpg
Chip Kelly is feeling good about Sam Bradford's chances of bouncing back completely from his second ACL tear in two years.

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<![CDATA[Why Peter King Doesn't See Cowboys Pursuing Junior Galette]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:22:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Junior-Galette-New-Orleans-Saints.jpg
SI's Peter King doesn't see Jerry Jones pursuing Junior Galette, the former Saints pass rusher who was abruptly cut last week.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Special Teams in Good Hands With McCray ]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:04:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/danny+mccray.jpg
They'll be a kamikaze in braids making special teams tackles in 2015. It just won't be Dwayne Harris.

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