<![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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:51:57 -0500 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:51:57 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Aaron Donald Turns Down Draft Invite]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:09:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aaron-donald-cowboys.jpg
Aaron Donald has decided against attending next month's draft in New York City.]]>
<![CDATA[Henry Melton Settles Lawsuit]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:06:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/156942405.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton has settled a lawsuit stemming from January, which alleged he assaulted a Grapevine bar owner.

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<![CDATA[Josh Mauro: Valley Ranch Visit "Something Special"]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:23:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/josh-mauro-dallas-day.jpg
Stanford's Josh Mauro, a local kid, visited Valley Ranch for Dallas Day this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Exercise 5th Year Option on Tyron Smith]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:05:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-vs-broncos.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys now have left tackle Tyron Smith locked up through the 2015 season.]]>
<![CDATA[Kony Ealy Visits Valley Ranch]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:45:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kony-ealy-dallas.jpg
Former Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy had a pre-draft visit with the Cowboys at team headquarters this week.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Good Friday Reasons to be Happy]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:38:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-good-start.jpg
Despite their frustrating .500 treadmill, there are reasons to be optimistic about the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Doesn't See Cowboys Drafting QB]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:28:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-stephen-aikman.jpg
As far as Troy Aikman knows, the Dallas Cowboys won't be drafting a quarterback next month.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: NFL Schedule to be Released April 22]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:29:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP370586931921.jpg
According to a report, the 2014 NFL schedule will be unveiled by the league on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Danny White: Romo the Perfect QB for Dallas]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:33:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/danny-white-romo.jpg
Danny White believes Tony Romo is the perfect fit for the Dallas Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Meet with Veteran G Davin Joseph]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/davin-joseph-cowboys.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly met with free agent guard Davin Joseph.]]>
<![CDATA[Aikman Worried About Romo's Back]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:35:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/troy-aikman-concussions.jpg
Troy Aikman admitted recently that he's kind of concerned about Tony Romo's back.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Best Draft Picks in Cowboys History]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:18:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/troy-aikman-concussions.jpg
From the NFL's all-time leading rusher to Captain America, the Cowboys' draft risks have returned trophies for their investments.]]>
<![CDATA[Anthony Barr Was Starstruck by Jerry Jones]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:36:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-barr-jerry.jpg
Potential draft target Anthony Barr admits to being a little starstruck by Jerry Jones when the two met at Valley Ranch on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Gil Brandt: Cowboys Need a "Banner Draft"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:46:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gil-brandt-draft.jpg
Longtime VP of player personnel for the Cowboys Gil Brandt believes the team "desperately" needs to have a great draft next month.]]>
<![CDATA[Eli Manning Glad to See Ware Leave NFC East]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-vs-eli.jpg
Giants QB Eli Manning is happy he no longer has to face DeMarcus Ware twice a year.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Visit Georgia QB Aaron Murray]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:50:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aaronmurray-cowboys.jpg
A contingent of Dallas Cowboys staffers, including Wade Wilson, are in Athens today to look at Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray.]]>
<![CDATA[Marinelli Would Move Anthony Barr to DE]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-barr-cowboys.jpg
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr says Rod Marinelli wants him to play defensive end if he comes to Dallas, and he's just fine with that.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Worst Draft Picks in Cowboys History]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:26:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP612893429718.jpg
With the 16th overall draft pick next month, here's hoping the Cowboys don't make me edit this list,

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<![CDATA[Marcus Spears: Wonderlic Not That Big of a Deal]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:01:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/marcus-spears9.14.11.jpg
Former Cowboys defensive end Marcus Spears says many players don't view the Wonderlic Test as that big of a deal.]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Johnson at Jets Headquarters]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:02:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/215*120/AP823697493226_1.jpg
Chris Johnson, who reportedly drew some interest from the Cowboys, may soon be off the market.

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<![CDATA[Jenkins on Dallas Defense: "It Must be the Players"]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:47:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/malcolm-jenkins-smacktalk.jpg
New Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins doesn't see any light at the end of the tunnel for the Dallas Cowboys defense.]]>
<![CDATA[Will McClay & Co. Gearing Up For May 8]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:26:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/will-mcclay-cowboys.jpg
Assistant director of player personnel Will McClay and the rest of the staff have been logging 15-18 hour days at Valley Ranch in anticipation of next month's draft.]]>
<![CDATA[Ranking: Romo Was 14th Highest-Paid Athlete in '13]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:03:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458910811.jpg
After signing a massive extension a year ago, Tony Romo is one of the highest paid athletes in the world.

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<![CDATA[Pitt Defensive Tackle Among Best Available]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/156901043.jpg
The Cowboys are desperate for defensive linemen, and Pitt's Aaron Donald is one of the best available.

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<![CDATA[Marinelli a Big Factor in McClain Coming to Dallas]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:37:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terrell-mcclain3-21.jpg
Terrell McClain says his respect for Rod Marinelli was a major factor in his decision to sign with the Cowboys.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: UCLA's Barr to Visit Dallas on Tuesday]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:38:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-barr-cowboys.jpg
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr will reportedly visit Valley Ranch on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Timmy Jernigan to Visit Valley Ranch]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:39:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461095035.jpg
According to a report, Florida St. defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan will visit with the Dallas Cowboys this week.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Giants Looking at Backup QBs]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:41:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP788810873530_1.jpg
With Eli Manning recovering from ankle surgery, the Giants will work out quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[RBs Coach: Murray "One of the Better Backs" in NFL]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:42:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/152722931.jpg
Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown believes DeMarco Murray is just getting started.

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<![CDATA[Mocking The Experts Picking the Cowboys Draft]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:15:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/474649589.jpg
Mock drafts are all over the road when predicting what the Cowboys will do with the 16th pick next month.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys K Dan Bailey Rides With Blue Angels]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:09:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20130409BlueAngels.jpg
Between landing a new deal with Dallas and flying with the world famous Blue Angels, Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey is having a nice offseason.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys to Get Defensive in Draft: Uh-Oh]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:07:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terence-newman-done.jpg
Of the last 14 defensive players the Cowboys have drafted with their first pick, at least 10 of them underachieved.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Cowboy Rips "Me" Culture at Valley Ranch]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:45:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/scott-shanle-cowboys.jpg
Former Cowboys linebacker Scott Shanle says the Dallas Cowboys are plagued by a lack of a "team-first" mentality.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Are Cowboys Fans Threatening One Direction?]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:26:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/177453680.jpg
The Cowboys had to alter their preseason schedule to accommodate a One Direction concert at AT&T Stadium, and some fans apparently aren't happy about it.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Eli Manning Has Ankle Surgery]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:16:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451794375.jpg
Giants quarterback Eli Manning will have arthroscopic ankle surgery on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Retired Redskin London Fletcher Takes Shot at Romo]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:05:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tony-romo-golf722.jpg
Retired Redskins linebacker London Fletcher tweeted a shot at Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Jason Witten: "We Have a Lot to Prove"]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:37:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186726751.jpg
Following three consecutive 8-8 seasons, Jason Witten says the Cowboys are going into 2014 with a lot to prove.

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<![CDATA[Aaron Donald Headlines First Wave of Pre-Draft Visits]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:17:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aaron-donald-cowboys.jpg
Potential first round pick Aaron Donald will be among the first round of pre-draft visitors to Valley Ranch.]]>
<![CDATA[Nike Jacks Up Prices on NFL Jerseys]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:07:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28576a%29.jpg
Nike has increased the asking price for two of its three types of NFL replica jerseys.

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<![CDATA[Familiar Faces, Different Preseason Vibe]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:34:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-ware-midseason.jpg
For the first time in a long time none of the Cowboys' preseason games will be nationally televised.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys 2014 Preseason Opponents Announced]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:28:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/157366013.jpg
The NFL announced the 2014 preseason schedule on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Phillip Tanner Works Out for Bears]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:03:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/phillip-tanner-interception.jpg
Former Cowboys running back Phillip Tanner worked out for the Chicago Bears this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Arizona Will Host 2015 Pro Bowl]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:04:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-pro-bowl.jpg
The 2015 Pro Bowl will be held at the Super Bowl host site, University of Phoenix Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Not Interested in Trading Up]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:35:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/113257395.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly not interested in trading up from the No. 16 overall pick in next month's draft.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Gushes About Cowboys' TV Ratings]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:22:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-stephen-aikman.jpg
The Cowboys have been bad lately sure, but according to Jerry Jones, you can take solace in that a lot of people still watch the team on TV.]]>
<![CDATA[Staubach Compares Manziel to Russell Wilson]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:02:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158988487.jpg
Roger Staubach says he would take the Russell Wilson-esque Johnny Manziel if he had the No. 1 overall pick.

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<![CDATA[Spears Knows Special People Get Special Treatment]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:57:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tony-romo-finalfour.jpg
Certain Cowboys rubbing shoulders with the boss shouldn't ruffle feathers because, well, that's the way life works.]]>
<![CDATA[AT&T Stadium Will Host ACM Awards in 2015]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:24:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/482980667.jpg
AT&T Stadium will host the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards next year, Jerry Jones announced Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Spears Wonders About Witten, Romo at Final Four]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:51:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tony-romo-finalfour.jpg
According to Marcus Spears, Jerry Jones hosting Tony Romo and Jason Witten at the NCAA Basketball Championship Game on Monday night could send the wrong message.]]>
<![CDATA[DE Jarius Wynn Headed to Buffalo]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:53:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28244a%29.jpg
Defensive end Jarius Wynn will head to the Bils after finishing up the 2013 season with the Dallas Cowboys.

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