<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]> Copyright 2016 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 Wed, 04 May 2016 16:29:52 -0500 Wed, 04 May 2016 16:29:52 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[The Star in Frisco on Track for Opening in August]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 16:26:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-05-04-14h57m46s105.jpg
The Star, the Dallas Cowboys, new headquarters in Frisco, appears to be on track for completion in time for its opening in August.

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<![CDATA[Elliott's Arrival Means Departure of RB Committee]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 11:39:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-jersey1.jpg
Since the rookie will be No. 1, who will be No. 2? And will there be a No. 3?

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<![CDATA[Marinelli, Garrett Rave About Jaylon Smith]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 11:31:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JaylonSmith.jpg
It could take awhile, but defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and head coach Jason Garrett believe Jaylon Smith could be the middle linebacker of the future in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[ESPN's Mel Kiper Gives Cowboys "C" for 2016 Draft]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 09:58:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys+Helmet+Field.jpg
ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper has given the Cowboys a "C" grade for their 2016 draft.

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<![CDATA[Emmitt Smith on Ezekiel Elliott Comparisons: "He's Better" ]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 09:33:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/emmitt-smith-toughness.jpg
Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith recently said that Cowboys' first round pick Ezekiel Elliott is better than he was.

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<![CDATA[Marinelli Sees a Lot to Like in 3rd Round Pick, DT Maliek Collins]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 17:48:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MaliekCollins.jpg
Rod Marinelli believes newly drafted defensive tackle Maliek Collins will fit right into his system in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Dak Prescott Excited to Learn Under Tony Romo]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 17:49:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-497172726.jpg
The newest Cowboys quarterback, Dak Prescott is looking forward to learning under starter and four-time Pro Bowler Tony Romo.

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<![CDATA[No Regrets for Alfred Morris After Ezekiel Elliott Pick]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 17:50:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-502798570.jpg
Alfred Morris believes Dallas is the place he belongs, and the selection of Ezekiel Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick hasn't changed that.

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<![CDATA[Jones' Regret Only Fueling Thoughts About Dallas' Disappointing Draft ]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 11:25:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454306262.jpg
We don't have to criticize the Cowboys' draft, because the owner is doing it for us.

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<![CDATA[Doctor, Mom, Author is a Cowboys Cheerleader Hopeful]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 09:57:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cheerleader+Hopeful+050316.jpg
50-year-old Chiufang Hwang is a doctor, a wife, a mom, an author and she hopes to be a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys See "Worthwhile Opportunity" in Project TE Rico Gathers]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 12:50:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-516379688.jpg
The Cowboys might have a project on their hands in new tight end Rico Gathers, but they believe it's a very worthwhile project.

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<![CDATA[Jaylon Smith Won't Rule Out Playing in 2016]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 12:32:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/JaylonSmith2.jpg
New Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith isn't ready to rule himself out for the 2016 season, even though a knee injury will likely keep him sidelined.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Was Really Disappointed Cowboys Missed Out On Paxton Lynch]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 12:11:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461342082.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said over the weekend that he should have overpaid to get Paxton Lynch in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Fail To Fill Holes in Disappointing Draft]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:12:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cowboys-stadium-generic722.jpg
When a 4-12 team drafts four of nine players who won't step on the field in 2016, something went awry.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Class Celebrates on Twitter]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:16:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-jersey1.jpg
As each of the nine players drafted by the Dallas Cowboys found out they were picked in the 2016 NFL Draft, they celebrated the news on social media.

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<![CDATA[Meet the Cowboys 2016 Draft Class]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:23:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782468.jpg
Meet the nine players selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Baylor's Rico Gathers]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:53:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-516379688.jpg
Despite not playing football since 13-years old, Rico Gathers is drafted in the 6th round by the Cowboys.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Select CB Brown in 6th Round]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:45:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493072288.jpg
Needing help in the secondary going into the draft, the Cowboys grab CB Anthony Brown in the sixth round.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Take Dak Prescott in 4th Round]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:47:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dak-prescott-cowboys.jpg
The Cowboys finally grabbed a quarterback in the draft, taking Dak Prescott in the fourth round.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Oklahoma DE Tapper]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:47:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-489652058.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys finally addressed their pass rush early in the fourth round of the NFL draft, taking Oklahoma defensive end Charles Tapper with the 101st overall pick Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Tapper selected by Cowboys in 4th round]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:48:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-186970794.jpg
Cowboys addressed a need on defensive in the 4th round, selecting defensive end Charles Tapper from Oklahoma.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Nebraska Defensive Tackle in Round 3]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:16:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MaliekCollins.jpg
In the third round of the NFL Draft, the Cowboys select Nebraska defensive tackle Maliek Collins.

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<![CDATA[Elliot Arrives at Valley Ranch]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:40:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Elliot_at_Valley_Ranch_1200x675_676594755852.jpg
Cowboys first round pick Ezekiel Elliot arrives at Valley Ranch and says he's ready to go to work.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys Not Taking Myles Jack in 2nd Round]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:26:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/myles-jack-cowboysdraft.jpg
According to a report, the Cowboys have no plans to select UCLA linebacker Myles Jack in the second round.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry: Cowboys Tried to Trade Back Into 1st Rd for Paxton Lynch]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:18:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PaxtonLynch.jpg
Jerry Jones confirmed that the Dallas Cowboys tried to trade back into the first round on Thursday night to select Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys RBs Coach: Elliott the "Most Complete" Back I've Ever Scouted]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:02:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ezekiel-elliott-thedayafter.jpg
Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown says first round pick Ezekiel Elliott is the most complete back he's ever scouted.]]>
<![CDATA[Ezekiel Elliott: My Top 10 Whitty Comments]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:14:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782584.jpg
And to help their woeful defense, the Cowboys with their top draft pick add a ... running back?

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<![CDATA[Watkins, Gosselin Break Down Cowboys Pick]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:56:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-525782468.jpg
NBC 5's David Watkins and Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News break down the Cowboys selecting RB Ezekiel Elliot in the first round of the NFL Draft.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Select Fourth Overall in Thursday's Draft]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:33:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys-Star-on-Helmet.jpg
Who will the Dallas Cowboys select in the first round of the NFL Draft? NBC 5's Pat Doney is in Chicago to find out.]]>
<![CDATA[Elliot Talks On Running Behind Cowboys O-Line]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:58:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NFL+Draft.png
Running back Ezekiel Elliot talks to NBC 5's Pat Doney about the NFL Draft and possibly running behind the Cowboys offensive line.

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<![CDATA[College Football Reporter Talks Up Florida State DB]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496171772.jpg
Bleacher Report's Michael Felder compares Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey to a future Hall of Famer.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Players Attend NFL Draft]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:49:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/local-guys-draft.jpg
Three football players with North Texas ties attend the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago beginning Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Players Helping Out Before NFL Draft]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:15:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NFL_Draft_Shriners_1200x675_675737155767.jpg
Prior to tonight's NFL Draft, players spent their time helping with a good cause. NBC 5's Pat Doney spoke with Chauncey Wulf, a patient at the Shiners Hospital for Children in Chicago. Got a question about the]]>
<![CDATA[Why Travis Moen Could See More Action in Round 2]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:01:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/travis-moen-veteranpresence.jpg
Veteran Stars winger Travis Moen's playing style could buy him more playing time in the second round matchup with the Blues.]]>
<![CDATA[Irvin To Cowboys: "Go Get Ezekiel Elliott"]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:55:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-504229246.jpg
Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin has been outspoken in his belief that the Cowboys should draft former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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<![CDATA[Bosa Believes He Can Make Immediate Impact for Cowboys]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-460418903.jpg
Former Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa believes he can step in and make an immediate impact for the pass rush-hungry Cowboys, should they choose to draft him on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Ronald Leary Signs Tender ]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:08:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460479452.jpg
Cowboys guard Ronald Leary has signed his restricted free agent tender offer, the team announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[NFL's 4th Overall Pick Has Wide Spectrum of Performance]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:38:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/200*120/WRESTLEMANIA+ATT+STADIUM.jpg
If history is any indication, tonight will be feast or famine for the Cowboys' top draft pick.]]>
<![CDATA[5 to Know at the NFL Draft]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:34:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DONEY_5_THINGS_TO_KNOW_1200x675_675095107854.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney is in Chicago, where the Dallas Cowboys have the fourth pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He tells you 5 to Know before the draft begins Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Newy's 2016 NFL 1st Round Mock Draft]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:04:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/nfldrafttele.jpg
In my mock draft there are no trades, but we know that teams will be active when it comes to making moves.

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<![CDATA[Report: Cowboys "Aggressively" Pursuing a Second 1st Round Pick]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:47:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/457124394.jpg
According to a report, the Cowboys are "aggressively" pursuing a second pick in the first round of the draft, set for tomorrow night in Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys VP Says Elliott Worth Top 10 Pick, But What About Top 4?]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:27:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-504229246.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones believes Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is "for sure" worthy of a Top 10 pick.

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<![CDATA[Jalen Ramsey Likes Idea of Battling Dez in Practice]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:03:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-496171772.jpg
Potential first round target Jalen Ramsey is quite keen on the idea of battling Dez Bryant in practice each day.

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