<![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 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:05:43 -0500 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:05:43 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Romo's Son Steals the Show at Cowboys Practice]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:53:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/romo7.JPG
Tony Romo's family - his wife, Candice, and sons Hawkins and Rivers - made an appearance at the Cowboys training camp fields in Oxnard after an afternoon practice Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Romo Easing Into Cowboys Camp After Back Surgery]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:52:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-whitten-jj-wilcox.jpg
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is continuing his limited work in Oxnard, Calif., while recovering from a second back surgery in the last two years.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys "Working Hard" to Get Dez a New Deal]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:16:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/183472294.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones says Tyron Smith's new contract won't affect ongoing negotiations with Dez Bryant.

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<![CDATA[Demarcus Lawrence Having Surgery on Thursday]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:06:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-lawrence-injury.jpg
Cowboys rookie defensive end Demarcus Lawrence is back in Dallas to undergo surgery on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Josh Brent Files for Reinstatement ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:25:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/128041650.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has applied for reinstatement to the NFL and will meet with Roger Goodell before the end of next week.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Suffers Knee Injury]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:01:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-hurt-shoulder.jpg
Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne injured his right knee during practice on Wednesday, but the team doesn't seem to think it's all that serious.]]>
<![CDATA[Tyron Smith's Contract Concession a Win-Win]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:59:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/121697460.jpg
The 23-year-old left tackle signed a deal that blocks a path for future contracts for the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Tony Romo May Not Play in Preseason Opener]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:46:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/103419544.jpg
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he'll play in the preseason, he's just not sure when he'll make his debut.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Sports at Cowboys Camp - July 30]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:15:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NS-BSBWebcast-073014_1200x675_313759299563.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' Newy Scruggs breaks down the latest Dallas Cowboys news at training camp in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Pat Doney, Jon Machota Discuss Cowboys News]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:12:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PD-BSBWebcast-073014_1200x675_313755715923.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' Pat Doney and Jon Machota, of The Dallas Morning News, discuss the latest news from Dallas Cowboys training camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Josh Brent Released from Rehab, Free to Play Football]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:45:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Josh+Brent+012114.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was released from his residential substance abuse treatment program Tuesday and is now free to pursue his football career again, sources said.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Excited About Deal with Tyron Smith]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:54:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyronsmith.jpg
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is ecstatic about locking up one of the most talented left tackles in football.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Sign Tyron Smith to Eight-Year Extension]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:06:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-good-start.jpg
The Cowboys have signed left tackle Tyron Smith to the biggest non-quarterback contract in franchise history, a $97 million extension that runs through 2023.

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<![CDATA[Marinelli Wants Lineman to be Like Pitchers]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:58:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bruce-Carter-cowboys-camp-072814.jpg
Cowboys coach Rod Marinelli talks about what it takes for players to make the leap from college to the NFL.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys D Down Two DeMarcuses]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:13:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-lawrence-injury_1200x675_313532995930.jpg
An already-thin Cowboys' defense takes another body blow with the loss of rookie DeMarcus Lawrence to a broken foot.]]>
<![CDATA[DeMarco Murray Ready to Earn a New Deal]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:43:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/157371426.jpg
Executive VP Stephen Jones says the team will wait until after the season to discuss a new contract for DeMarco Murray, and Murray is just fine with that.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Shrugs Off Raiders' Meeting with San Antonio]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:28:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
Jerry Jones isn't worried about Raiders owner Mark Davis meeting with city officials in San Antonio to discuss a potential move earlier this month.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Dez: Cowboys Are Doing the Right Thing with Romo]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:54:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tony-romo-dez-bryant7.26.13.jpg
Dez Bryant is in full support of the Cowboys' cautious approach to bringing Tony Romo back.]]>
<![CDATA[Sean Lee Confident He'll Come Back Healthy in 2015]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:35:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sean-lee-neck-injury.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee says staying highly involved with the team is helping him remain optimistic about the future.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Not Concerned About Romo's Back]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:20:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-whitten-jj-wilcox.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says that despite his seeing limited action in camp so far, Tony Romo is 100 percent healthy.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Newhouse to Have Public Viewing, Reception This Week]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:54:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP449208758918.jpg
Memorial services for former Dallas Cowboys great Robert Newhouse have been scheduled for Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Lawrence May Miss Opener With Broken Ankle]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:52:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarcus-lawrence-injury.jpg
Defensive end DeMarcus Lawence broke his ankle during Tuesday's practice in Oxnard, California.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Responds to Raiders-to-San Antonio Report]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:54:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jerry-jones-camp-2014-day0-03.jpg
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has always considered the city of San Antonio, Texas, part of the Dallas Cowboys fan base.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Jason Garrett's Message to Cowboys: "FIGHT"]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:52:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-fight-tshirt.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett recently explained his decision to outfit his team in t-shirts that simply read, "FIGHT."]]>
<![CDATA[Henry Melton Impressed by Zack Martin]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:50:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zack-martin-minicamp.jpg
Veteran defensive end Henry Melton says he's been impressed by rookie right guard Zack Martin in camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Get First Glimpse of Rolando McClain]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:50:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain made his practice debut on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Noah Bullard, NBC 5 Sports]]>
<![CDATA[Garrett: Everything Going According to Plan with Romo]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:51:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-training-camp-2014-02.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the plan all along was to be cautious in bringing Tony Romo back.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Dez Bryant to Work Out of the Slot More in 2014]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:51:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/182520858-1200.jpg
According to head coach Jason Garrett, the Cowboys want to use Dez Bryant in the slot more often in 2014.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick: "We Can't Go Anywhere but Up From Here"]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:52:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/orlando-scandrick12.5.11.jpg
Orlando Scandrick believes the Cowboys defense will bounce back in 2014.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys to the Super Bowl Not Impossible]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:54:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jason-Garrett-02-cowboys-camp-072814.jpg
The last NFL team to have three straight 8-8 seasons went to the Super Bowl, so ...

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Johnson Suffers (Another) Hamstring Injury]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:49:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/matt-johnson.jpg
Oft-injured Cowboys safety Matt Johnson suffered yet another hamstring injury on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Anthony Spencer Aiming for Season Opener]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:22:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/158439069.jpg
Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer is hoping to return from knee surgery in time for the team's regular season opener against the 49ers on September 7.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Get Glimpse of the New Mo Claiborne]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:23:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-cant-relax.jpg
Third-year cornerback Mo Claiborne brought a different approach to training camp this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys in No Rush to Extend DeMarco Murray]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:15:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/demarco-murray-tc-2014.jpg
The Cowboys aren't planning on giving running back DeMarco Murray an extension before the end of the 2014 season, executive vice president Stephen Jones said.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys See Dip in Training Camp Attendance]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:02:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-training-camp-banner-2014.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys may be seeing the ill effects of three consecutive 8-8 seasons and a four-year playoff drought.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Romo Heaps Praise on No. 88s, Past and Present ]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-whitten-jj-wilcox.jpg
In a sitdown interview on NFL Network, the quarterback sheds light on how close he's become to Dez Bryant.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Newy Goes One On One With Jerry Jones]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:02:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072714+Scruggs+Jones.jpg
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs goes one on one with Dallas Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Chat: Rick Gosselin]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:23:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10p_gosselin_interview_1200x675_312836675692.jpg
NBC 5 Sports anchor/reporter Pat Doney and Dallas Morning News columnist Rick Gosselin break down the big topics at Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Six Observations from Cowboys Camp]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:23:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lance-dunbar-promoted.jpg
A lot's happened in a short amount of time at Dallas Cowboys training camp. Here's a quick list of things I think you'll want to know that I've seen.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys' McClain Back to Football After Court Date]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072614+Cowboys+McClain.jpg
McClain was on the practice field Saturday, a day after he was convicted and sentenced to 18 days in jail. He's free while the case is appealed to state court.

Photo Credit: Noah Bullard, NBC 5 Sports]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 5 Sports at Cowboys Camp - July 25]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:24:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BSB-CowboysWebcast-072514_1200x675_312592963937.jpg
NBC 5 Sports' Newy Scruggs and Pat Doney report on the latest news from Cowboys camp in Oxnard, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Is Rolando McClain the "Right Kind of Guy?"]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:06:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garrett-jones-camp-day0-02.jpg
Jason Garrett is fond of saying he wants the "right kind of guys" on the Dallas Cowboys. Now, one of "his" guys has been sentenced to 18 days in jail.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Romo Doing Less During Friday Workout]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:15:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/romo-training-camp-2014-03.jpg
Jason Garrett told the media that the team will have Romo "do less" in Friday's afternoon practice than his normal work load.

Photo Credit: Jose Sanchez, NBC 5 Photojournalist]]>
<![CDATA[Spencer's Delayed Return Will Thwart Defensive Progress]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:56:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-spencer-jerry-jones.jpg
The Cowboys' best pass-rusher likely won't play this season until Week 7.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Expect McClain Back This Weekend]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rolando-mcclain-cowboys.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the team expects LB Rolando McClain to be back in camp on Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Witten Hopes Cowboys Have Learned From the Past]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-eagles--%28564a%29.jpg
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has been front and center for four straight playoff-less seasons.

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<![CDATA[Demarcus Lawrence Wants 10-Plus Sacks]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/152439367.jpg
Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence is gunning for a double-digit sack total in his first season.

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<![CDATA[Brandon Carr Misses First Day of Camp with Personal Issue]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-carr-chargers.jpg
Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr missed the first day of training camp practice due to a personal matter, Jason Garrett said Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo "Ready to Go in All Aspects"]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:58:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/103419544.jpg
As the Cowboys open training camp practices, head coach Jason Garrett doesn't anticipate Tony Romo being limited in any way.

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