<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Blue Star]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usTue, 28 Jun 2016 05:08:16 -0500Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:08:16 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stadium Club to Open at AT&T Stadium]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:07:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/204*120/cowboys-stadium-club-render.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys will open a restaurant inside AT&T Stadium this fall, dubbed the Stadium Club.

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<![CDATA[Tryon Smith Makes Top Ten NFL Moves]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:33:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tyron-smith-camp722.jpg
NFL writer Mike Renner identifies of the NFL's top signature moves and abilities. Tyron Smith of the Cowboys make the Top 10 list.]]>
<![CDATA[Greg Hardy Wants You to See Him Differently]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:04:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/194*120/496337028.jpg
Greg Hardy is trying to show off a new image on social media. Since the Cowboys moved on, he can't find a job.

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<![CDATA[Senator Sues Dez Bryant Over Rental Home Damage]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:11:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dez-lead.gif
A lawsuit filed by state Sen. Royce West alleges that Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant caused so much damage to a DeSoto home that West had to spend more than $60,000 for repairs.

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<![CDATA[Scandrick Focused On Getting Back On The Field]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:24:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/scandrick-injured.jpg
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick wants to get back on the field, but not if it means having a major setback.

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<![CDATA[Tomlinson Impressed With Cowboys New Running Back]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:02:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Watkins_LT_Talk_Elliott_1200x675_708008003537.jpg
NFL legend and former TCU running back Ladainian Tomlinson thinks very highly of Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott.]]>
<![CDATA[Tomlinson Believes Elliot Will Be Special]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:56:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-06-17-20h59m03s114.png
NFL legend Ladainian Tomlinson speaks very highly of Cowboys first round running back Ezekiel Elliott.]]>
<![CDATA[Saying Goodbye to Valley Ranch]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:18:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/196*120/Dallas+Cowboys+helmet1.jpg
After 31 years using the facility, the Cowboys will practice at Valley Ranch for the final time during 2016 minicamp.

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<![CDATA[The Cowboys Say Goodbye to Valley Ranch]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:18:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Valley+Ranch+team+picture.png
The Cowboys held their last practice at Valley Ranch, the team's home since 1985.]]>
<![CDATA[Romo Says He's Throwing Better Than Ever]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:01:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tony+Romo.png
Following the last day of mandatory mini-camp, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo explained how he's feeling and why he's throwing the football better than ever.]]>
<![CDATA[Garrett Gets Emotional After Father's Day Question]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/garrett-fathers-day_1200x675_706906691530.jpg
With emotions already running high during Valley Ranch's final practice, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett got unexpectedly teary eyed.]]>
<![CDATA[Jones Happy to See LB McClain at Valley Ranch]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:50:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/McClain.png
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones is happy to see Rolando McClain at the mandatory mini-camp after the linebacker missed the voluntary spring workouts.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones "Incentitized" by Elliott's Influence on Offensive Line]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:08:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ezekiel+Elliott.jpg
Jerry Jones' euphoria for Rookie RB Ezekiel Elliot has left him at a loss for actual words.

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<![CDATA[Sports Medicine Facility Breaks Ground at The Star]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/the+star+health+center+groundbreaknig.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys, along with Baylor Scott & White Health, broke ground on the 300,000-square-foot campus at The Star, the new home of the Dallas Cowboys headquarters.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Welcome Spelling Bee Co-Champ to Minicamp]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:14:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/spelling+champ+meets+Dez.jpg
Austin's Nihar Janga spent an afternoon watching Cowboys practice with his favorite player, wide receiver Dez Bryant.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant 'Speechless' Over Fan Who Died in Car Crash]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:41:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-06-14-17h53m10s149.jpg
Bryant: "I couldn’t believe this guy (thought) that highly of me.”

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<![CDATA[ Scandrick: 2015 Knee Injury “Put Things in Perspective”]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:43:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/scandrick-injured.jpg
The Dallas cornerback says he'll be medically cleared to return for 2016 training camp.

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<![CDATA[ Jaylon Smith 'Definitely Learning a Lot' from Sean Lee]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:18:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jaylon-smith-cowboys.jpg
Cowboys rookie linebacker Jaylon Smith can't practice because of an injured knee, but is working hard studying with veterans.

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<![CDATA[Thoughts On The Cowboys From Harris And Hennings]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:12:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/196*120/Dallas+Cowboys+helmet1.jpg
Former Cowboys safety Cliff Harris and defensive tackle Chad Hennings share their thoughts on this year's team going into minicamp.

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<![CDATA[Leigh Steinberg Talks About Aikman's Rough Rookie Season]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:15:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/478*120/NBCSR-Newy-Banner11.jpg
Troy Aikman's rookie season was a disaster. Take it from Leigh Steinberg, who was his agent during the chaos.]]>
<![CDATA[Dez's FB Post Brightens Day for Grieving Family]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:00:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-06-14-17h53m10s149.jpg
An Irving family shed tears of joy after Dez Bryant granted their wish and shared a Facebook post for a loyal Cowboys fan.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Mini-Camp in Full Swing]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:05:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-000181.jpg
NBC 5's Pat Doney and Jon Machota with the Dallas Morning News talk Cowboys mini-camp and Dez Bryant.]]>
<![CDATA[Witten Can’t See Himself Playing Anywhere But With Cowboys]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:05:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488176750.jpg
Witten: "I couldn’t see myself doing it any place besides right here.”

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<![CDATA[McClain, Leary Return to Cowboys Offseason Workouts]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:35:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/457134160.jpg
After skipping voluntary OTAs, the Cowboys veterans are on the field for mandatory minicamp.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys RB McFadden Has a Broken Elbow]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:42:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490319438.jpg
The veteran running back suffered the injury at home over Memorial Day weekend.

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<![CDATA[Even With Elliott, Alfred Morris Has a Role in Dallas]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:41:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-502798570.jpg
There are a lot of questions about what Alfred Morris' role will be with the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Denver Is Cheap, Needs to Pay Von Miller]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:58:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DenverBroncos-ManningyMiller.jpg
The world champion Broncos want Von Miller to take a deal that is under his market value. I say they are being cheap.

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<![CDATA[Former Cowboys Reunite For JDRF Golf Event]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:21:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Harris+JDRF+Golf.jpg
It's an issue that's very dear to his heart, so Cowboys Ring Of Honor member Cliff Harris and his former teammates hit the golf course to help raise money for research in finding a cure for diabetes.]]>
<![CDATA[SMU’s Larry Brown “In Awe” Watching Cowboys OTAs]]> Sun, 12 Jun 2016 16:23:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-466436678.jpg
The Hall of Fame basketball coach who Jason Garrett says has "helped him immensely," watched Cowboys practice from the sidelines during last week's OTA's.

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<![CDATA[Bryant Talks About Getting Rhythm Back With Romo]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 22:50:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1806406391.jpg
The quarterback-wide receiver combination has worked together sparingly in the last 17 months because of injuries and Bryant's contract holdout in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Ezekiel Elliott, Darren McFadden Splitting First Team Reps]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:37:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Zeke-jersey.jpg
Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott and veteran Darren McFadden have been splitting first team reps in practice this offseason.

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<![CDATA[Sean Lee Says He's "Right on Track" for Training Camp]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:05:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488181450.jpg
After undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery in April, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee anticipates being at full health and ready to go when training camp opens next month.

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<![CDATA[Carnell Lake Responds to Brandon Boykin]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:39:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-boykin-cowboys.jpg
Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake has responded to Brandon Boykin's claim that he started a rumor involving Boykin and a potentially career-threatening hip injury.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Top 5 Issues Heading Into Minicamp]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:48:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-503288356.jpg
Romo's health and forcing takeaways are atop the list if Dallas wants to improve on last year's 4-12 disaster.

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<![CDATA[WR Brice Butler Taking Advantage of Off-Season with Romo]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 18:48:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brice-butler.png
Cowboys off-season to find a connection with Tony Romo, offensive staff]]>
<![CDATA[Brandon Carr Moving Back to the Right Side]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:45:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-carr-2015-preseason.jpg
Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is moving from left corner to right corner, the position he played with the Kansas City Chiefs all those years ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Feeling Good About Kellen Moore as Backup?]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:27:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/502602352.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones believes there's a lot to like about Kellen Moore as a backup quarterback.

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant Cleared, Cowboys Will Continue to Exercise Caution]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:03:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461346426.jpg
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has been cleared, but the team isn't about to rush him back into the mix.

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<![CDATA[Mo Claiborne Ready to Change the Narrative of His Career ]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:46:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mo-claiborne-cant-relax.jpg
After four often frustrating seasons in the league, Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne wants to change up the narrative of his career.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Jones Offers Explanation for Rolando McClain's Absence]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:29:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PackersCowboys-GettyImages-501267410.jpg
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he wasn't surprised by Rolando McClain's absence from Cowboys OTAs.

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<![CDATA[Lucky Whitehead's Birthday Audible Validates His Name]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:59:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485763186.jpg
He originally planned to party at the club where Broncos' cornerback Aqib Talib was shot last weekend.

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<![CDATA[After Working Out for Cowboys, Brandon Boykin Denies Injury Issue]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:27:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/brandon-boykin-cowboys.jpg
After working out for the Cowboys on Wednesday, free agent cornerback Brandon Boykin denied having any injury issues, as has been rumored.]]>
<![CDATA[Gil Brandt: Ezekiel Elliott "Looks as Good as Advertised"]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:48:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zeke-jersey1.jpg
According to longtime Cowboys executive Gil Brandt, Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott looked as good as advertised in OTAs.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Sign Three, Including Lawrence Okoye]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:44:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lawrence-okoye-49ers.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys waived three players this week and added three more, including defensive end Lawrence Okoye.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys' Search to Upgrade Roster Turns to Former Eagle Boykin]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 09:58:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/us-brandon-boykin.png
He had six interceptions in Philly three seasons ago, but has been cut twice in the last six months.

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