<![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 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:22:07 -0500 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:22:07 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Unfamiliar Cowboys Present Challenge for Belichick]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:23:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bill-belechick-deflate-presser-AP145710954535.jpg
In the Dallas Cowboys, Bill Belichick and his always prepared Patriots are facing a team they actually don't know very well.

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<![CDATA[ Dez Begins Light Running]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:06:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-486403884.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said this week that Dez Bryant had started doing light running, a big first step in his recovery from a broken foot.

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<![CDATA[Belichick Calls Cowboys' O-Line "The Best in the League"]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:50:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sb-36-462638924.jpg
Like most head coaches around the league, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick isn't about to underestimate the Cowboys' oft-praised offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Weeden Increasingly Comfortable, Confident]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357506.jpg
Brandon Weeden has earned positives reviews for his work as the Cowboys starting quarterback in the past two weeks, and head coach Jason Garrett believes he's only going to get more comfortable in the role...

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<![CDATA[Hardy Says Battles With Smith, Best, Worst Part of His Day]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:02:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-9.8.15.jpg
Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy recently called his practice battles with Tyron Smith both the best and worst part of his day.]]>
<![CDATA[You Betcha Week 5: Patriots Over Cowboys]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:24:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/brady+poll+down.jpg
No way a depleted Cowboys' offense keeps up with New England's Hall-of-Fame quarterback.

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<![CDATA[Fantasy Land: Studs and Duds, Week 5]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:14:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Redskins+Giants+092415+GettyImages-489881684.jpg
It's that time to get your lineups in.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Hope to End Turnover Drought Against Stingy Pats]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:53:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sean-lee9.23.15.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys defense will look to get off the turnover Schneid on Sunday against a team that rarely turns the ball over.]]>
<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: DeSean Jackson Returns to Practice]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:31:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457964998.jpg
The Redskins are currently in a tie with the Cowboys and the Giants atop the NFC East, and they're about to get receiver/big-play threat DeSean Jackson back.

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<![CDATA[Randy Gregory Says He Doesn't Know When He'll Be Back]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:53:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/randy-gregory-cowboys.jpg
It's been widely expected that Randy Gregory would return from a high-ankle sprain after the Week 6 bye, but the rookie said this week that he still isn't sure when he'll be back.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Rankings: NFC East]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:34:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/192*120/ap-demarco-murray-eagles_4.jpg
Right now, the NFC East is a complete crapshoot and full of average to bad teams.]]>
<![CDATA[Hardy Liked What He Saw Out of Cowboys' D in First Four Games]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:36:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-9.8.15.jpg
Suspended for the first four games of 2015, Greg Hardy likes what he's seen out of the Cowboys defense he's now set to join.]]>
<![CDATA[Brees Wins NFC PoW Honors For Work Against Cowboys]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:15:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/drew-brees-cowboys10.4.15.jpg
After being questionable with a bum shoulder for most of last week, Drew Brees has been named NFC Player of the Week for his work against the Cowboys on Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Irrational Reasons to Hate Tom Brady]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:58:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_645805189974.jpg
He gets all the women, the luck and the trophies. What's not to hate?

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Thinks Dez Could Return in Week 7]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:21:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez-bryant-injured-return.jpg
If Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' estimation is correct, Dez Bryant might miss only one more game before returning from a broken foot.]]>
<![CDATA[On Deck: New England Patriots]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:20:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/brady+poll+down.jpg
Things aren't looking too good in Valley Ranch, and they aren't getting better this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Playing Well, Feeling Better Than Ever]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:06:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne10.2.15.jpg
Cowboys corner Mo Claiborne is having a solid campaign thus far, and says he feels as good as he has since coming into the NFL in 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[Trying to Overcome Dunbar Injury, Garrett Glad to Have Scott Linehan]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:08:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457508598.jpg
With the versatile Lance Dunbar done for the year, Jason Garrett is putting his faith in Scott Linehan's ability to make the best of whatever personnel he has.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Confident in Former Teammate, New Dolphins Coach Dan Campbell ]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:10:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dan-campbell10.6.15.jpg
Jason Garrett is confident his friend and former teammate Dan Campbell has what it takes to right the ship in Miami.]]>
<![CDATA[Already Depleted, Cowboys' Offense Will Struggle To Replace Dunbar]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:12:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491358482.jpg
The running back committee replacing DeMarco Murray is now severely weakened.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Says Cowboys Didn't Bench Randle]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:26:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357526.jpg
Jerry Jones insists Joseph Randle was not benched in response to his use of a risky goal line move that the Cowboys explicitly told him not to use the week before.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fan Photos - October 5, 2015]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:40:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys-Fan-Photos-100515.gif
Jocelyn Rose and John Patrick as well as Jada were featured during the Cowboys Fan Photo segment on Monday, October 5, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Weeden Draws Some Praise After Loss to Saints]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:05:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357506.jpg
Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden was a bright spot for the team on Sunday, a night that saw far too few of those.

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<![CDATA[Drew Brees' 400th Career TD Pass a Killer for the Cowboys]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:56:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/drew-brees-cowboys10.4.15.jpg
Saints quarterback Drew Brees used a milestone touchdown pass to sink the depleted Cowboys once and for all on Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Staff Miffed by Randle's Risky, Over-the-Top Effort]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:18:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/490301432.jpg
Joseph Randle scored a second quarter touchdown by using a move the Cowboys would prefer him never to use again.

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<![CDATA[Christine Michael Loses a Yard in Cowboys Debut]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:02:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/christine-michael-debut.jpg
If you blinked, you may have missed Christine Michael's debut as a Cowboy on Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Sean Lee Dealing With Concussion]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:11:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488181450.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee suffered a concussion in Sunday night's loss to the Saints.

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<![CDATA[Three Phases: Cowboys-Saints]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:09:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357506.jpg
Well, that was a punch to the gut.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Get Boost With Return of McClain, Hardy]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:20:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-9.8.15.jpg
If Sean Lee can also make it back on the field, the Cowboys' defense will finally start to take shape.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Things To Know: Cowboys OT Loss to Saints]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:30:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357970.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney discusses Sunday's memorable moments in the Cowboys' loss to the Saints at the Superdome in New Orleans.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fall to Saints in Overtime, 26-20]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:58:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/drew-brees-cowboys10.4.15.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are back at .500 after suffering a heartbreaking overtime loss at the hands of Drew Brees and the Saints on Sunday night, 26-20.]]>
<![CDATA[Saints 26, Cowboys 20: My Top 10 Whitty Comments]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:19:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491357506.jpg
More injuries and another loss. Rinse and repeat.

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<![CDATA[Sideline Photos: Cowboys at Saints ]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:31:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys-Saints-October-4-2015.jpg
Sideline photos: Cowboys at Saints

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Lead Saints at Half, 10-7]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 21:07:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lance-dunbar-saints-10.4.15.jpg
After 30 minutes of football in New Orleans, the Cowboys lead the Saints, 10-7.]]>
<![CDATA[Your Photos: Cowboys V. Saints]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 17:15:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/e99e377331f14acaa5e33df8b4f91c4d.jpg
NBC 5 viewers shared their photos with isee@nbcdfw.com ahead of Sunday night's Cowboys game against the New Orleans Saints.

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<![CDATA[Claiborne Confident After Long Road Back]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:41:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne10.2.15.jpg
Cowboys cornerback Mo Claiborne had a long road back from a ruptured patellar tendon, but now that he's back, he's playing with a newfound confidence.]]>
<![CDATA[Witten "Past" All Those Minor Leg Injuries]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:17:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460756556.jpg
Just a couple weeks ago, Jason Witten suffered two sprained ankles and a sprained knee in a win over the Eagles, but the 10-time Pro Bowler insists he feels fine now.

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<![CDATA[Place Your Bets: Week 4]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:56:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457499446.jpg
Get your bets in, y'all.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Preparing for a Raucous Superdome]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:41:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20131110-Dallas-Cowboys-New-Orleans-Saints.jpg
Judging by their preparation, the Dallas Cowboys expect the Superdome to be rocking on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Marinelli Calls Pass Rush "Not Good Enough"]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:31:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459955020.jpg
Injuries and suspensions aside, Rod Marinelli said this week that the Dallas Cowboys pass rush simply hasn't been good enough in three games this season.

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<![CDATA[Christine Michael Getting First Team Reps]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:14:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/christine-michael-cowboys9.4.15.jpg
Christine Michael has been taking first team reps in practice this week, leading many to believe he'll make his debut on Sunday against the Saints.]]>
<![CDATA[Williams Looking to Bounce Back]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:13:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-489370578.jpg
Miffed by his catchless performance in the loss to the Falcons, receiver Terrance Williams is intent on showing Brandon Weeden and the Cowboys that they can count on him.

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<![CDATA[Brees Feels 'Really Good' About Playing Vs. Cowboys]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:14:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456297412.jpg
Saints quarterback Drew Brees participated in practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering a bruised rotator cuff in Week 2, and feels optimistic about his chances of playing against the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Are Eagles Avoiding Redskins' Nickname?]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:56:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Chip-Kelly-Loss.jpg
Ahead of their NFC East showdown this week, there's some evidence to suggest that the Philadelphia Eagles are trying not to use the Washington Redskins' controversial nickname if they can at all help it.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Can't go 'Oh-Fer' in Romo's Absence: S. Jones]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/490327288.jpg
Stephen Jones knows the Cowboys can't afford to go winless in Tony Romo's absence, but he also doesn't think that's going to happen.

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