<![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 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:22:10 -0500 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:22:10 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jerry Not Surprised by Orton Signing with Bills]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:13:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459740307.jpg
Jerry Jones says he wasn't surprised by the news that Kyle Orton would sign with the Buffalo Bills.

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<![CDATA[Anthony Spencer Optimistic About Dallas Defense]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:08:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-spencer-carolina.jpg
Anthony Spencer believes the Cowboys defense could jump up and surprise some people in 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[C.J. Spillman Ready to Face His Old Teammates]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:25:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cj-spillman-9.2.14.jpg
After four seasons with the 49ers, safety C.J. Spillman will face his old teammates on Sunday as a member of the Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Thinks Tony Romo will be Improved in 2014]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:05:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-whitten-jj-wilcox.jpg
Jerry Jones is confident not only that Tony Romo's back is fine, but he actually thinks he'll be improved as the result of new passing game coordinator Scott Linehan.

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<![CDATA[Henry Melton Says He's Ready for 49ers]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:52:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/melton1517790632.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton believes he's ready to go for the team's regular season opener this Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Romo Healthy Entering Season Opener]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:47:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453705926.jpg
After a cautious, conservative Summer, the Cowboys' quarterback is ready for Fall.

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<![CDATA[Jones: Cowboys Looking at 'Uphill Battle']]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:12:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an "uphill battle."

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<![CDATA[Jerry Still Not Over Divorcing Jimmy]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:49:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/182520198.jpg
More than 20 years after the two split, Jerry Jones refuses to induct Jimmy Johnson into the Ring of Honor.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Debut Partnership with Hublot]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+watches+Hublot.jpg
Some Dallas Cowboys are taking a time out to model fancy timepieces at AT&T Stadium. Go behind the scenes with FD Magazine to see players and coaches like you've never seen them before.

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<![CDATA[Cuts Could Upgrade Cowboys Defense]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:16:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/454307378.jpg
NFL teams must trim their rosters by 3 p.m. Aug. 30, and a few players who could strengthen the Cowboys defense will likely become available.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Not Ready to Discuss Garrett's Contract]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:00:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garrett-jones-camp-day0-03.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he's not ready to discuss a new contract for lame duck head coach Jason Garrett.

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<![CDATA[Brandon Carr Ready for Home Opener]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:52:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158824205.jpg
Brandon Carr thinks he's ready to go after getting some work in in the preseason finale Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Remains Optimistic About Dez Talks]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:41:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453320170.jpg
Jerry Jones is confident the Cowboys will get a long-term deal done with Dez Bryant.

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<![CDATA[Hamilton Blames Suspension on Missed Test]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:32:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/durham-oob-4th.jpg
Cowboys safety Jakar Hamilton says he was suspended nt for a failed test, but a missed one.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: Adrian Peterson Said He Wants to be a Cowboy]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:21:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186716672.jpg
According to Jerry Jones, Vikings running back and native Texan Adrian Peterson said he'd like to be a Cowboy this summer.

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<![CDATA[Preseason Among the Worst Ever?]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:55:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-01.jpg
Winless and woeful, most of us are happy to see the preseason end.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Lose to Broncos, Finish Preseason 0-4]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-broncos-8.28.jpg
The Cowboys lost their preseason finale on Thursday, 27-3, to the Broncos.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Trail Broncos 10-3 at Half]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-broncos-half.jpg
After a half, the Cowboys trail the visiting Broncos, 10-3, in the preseason finale.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fans Pumped for Pre-Season Finale]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:07:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+tailgating+082814.jpg
The 2014 NFL season is just around the corner and the Cowboys have one last chance to impress before their first game. Fans say they’re ready to cheer their team on to victory.

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<![CDATA[Fans Tailgate Before Cowboys Preseason Game]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:26:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/Tailgating+010.JPG
Dallas Cowboys fans got a final dress rehearsal tailgating before the last preseason game before the regular season starts.

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<![CDATA[Report: Dez, Cowboys Stall in Contract Talks]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:40:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez-bryant-2013-01.jpg
According to a report, the Cowboys and Dez Bryant remain far apart in contract talks.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Will Likely Miss Preseason Finale]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:37:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-cant-relax.jpg
Morris Claiborne will likely be held out of Thursday night's preseason finale with shoulder issues.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry: Cowboys Facing an "Uphill Battle"]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:08:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10p_jerry_jones_photo_reax_1200x675_317065795627.jpg
Jerry Jones wasn't exactly bursting with optimism when he addressed the team at the annual kickoff luncheon.]]>
<![CDATA[Ware Believes Tyron Smith is NFL's Best]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:00:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-good-start.jpg
DeMarcus Ware believes his old teammate Tyron Smith is the best tackle the NFL has to offer.

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<![CDATA[Jakar Hamilton Suspended Four Games]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:15:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/durham-oob-4th.jpg
Second-year safety Jakar Hamilton has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

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<![CDATA[Winless Preseason a Bad Omen for Cowboys]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:33:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453323618.jpg
Only one NFL team has gone winless in the preseason and gone on to win the Super Bowl, and that was the Redskins in the strike-shortened season of '82.

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<![CDATA[Report: Dez, Jerry Talk Contract]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186730007.jpg
According to a report, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant and owner Jerry Jones met on Tuesday to discuss a long-term deal.

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<![CDATA[Selvie Says He'll Be Ready for 49ers]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:07:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/George-Selvie-cowboys-camp-072814.jpg
Cowboys defensive end George Selvie is dealing with a sore shoulder, but he says he'll be good to go for the regular season opener.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: "We're the Glitz and Glamour of the NFL"]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:58:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones10.5.11.jpg
Jerry Jones says the Cowboys decided long ago to be a so-called glitz and glamour organization.]]>
<![CDATA[Phillip Tanner Returns for Preseason Finale]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:43:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/phillip-tanner-interception.jpg
The Cowboys will bring back Phillip Tanner to add some backfield depth going into the preseason finale on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[DeMarcus Ware Still Wants to Retire as a Cowboy]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:25:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-ware-midseason.jpg
DeMarcus Ware is no longer a Cowboy, but he says Dallas will always be home.

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<![CDATA[Matt Johnson Cut Without a Snap]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:08:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/175605280.jpg
The Cowboys for years have been desperate for help at safety, but have finally admitted that Matt Johnson isn't the solution.

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<![CDATA[Henry Melton Open to Playing on Thursday]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:25:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/melton1517790631.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton says he's ready to go Thursday, if the coaches want him to play.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Sore, But Feeling Better]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:20:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-played-horrible.jpg
Mo Claiborne says he's feeling better after suffering a sprained AC joint in his shoulder and ready to play in Thursday's preseason finale.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Ready to Shelf Contract Talks]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:19:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453320170.jpg
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is prepared to shelf contract talks if a new deal isn't done by the time the regular season begins.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo Back at Practice]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:49:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453705930.jpg
Tony Romo (back) returned to practice on Tuesday, after being held out on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Jones Wants to Change NFL Roster Rules]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:28:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-stephen-cowboys-camp-072814.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones hopes the NFL will make some changes to the rules concerning training camp roster cuts.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys' Defense Gets a Lift With Spencer's Return]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:07:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158439069.jpg
The Cowboys' best pass-rusher will start the season on the active roster after all.

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<![CDATA[Williams Doing His Best to Win Roster Spot]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:16:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4537124122.jpg
If it was simply toting the football, the former Cardinals' second-round pick would be a Cowboy this season.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Was "Concerned" Over Romo Being Sacked]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:20:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-02.jpg
Jerry Jones admits he was concerned watching the Dolphins sack Tony Romo three times in a half on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Release FB Copeland, DE Wilson]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:49:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jc-copeland-cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys got started on their first round of cuts on Monday, cutting ties with J.C. Copeland and Martez Wilson.]]>
<![CDATA[Rookie CB Tyler Patmon Has a Big Night]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:26:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyler-patmon-big-night.jpg
Undrafted corner Tyler Patmon had something of a coming out party against the Dolphins on Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo Takes First Hits Since Last December]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:32:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453708264.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is glad to have absorbed some contact and kept going on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Report: Josh Brent Will Be Disciplined by NFL]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:36:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158440597.jpg
According to a report, Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will face some discipline from the league before he's reinstated.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Drop Dress Rehearsal Game to Dolphins, 25-20]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:43:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dolphins-cowboys8.23.14.jpg
The Cowboys lost an ugly dress rehearsal game to the Dolphins on Saturday night, 25-20.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Ahead of the Dolphins at Half, 6-3]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:45:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-dolphins-8.23.jpg
After 30 minutes of preseason football, the Dallas Cowboys lead the Miami Dolphins 6-3.]]>
<![CDATA[Dixon Looking to Get Back in Coaches' Good Graces]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:15:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ahmad-dixon8.14.jpg
Rookie safety Ahmad Dixon is ready to get back on the field after being held out of the loss to the Ravens as punishment for being late to a walk-through.]]>