<![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 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:37:43 -0500 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:37:43 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jerry: Darren McFadden Still Has First Round Skill Set]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:14:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/darren-mcfadden-cowboys.jpg
Jerry Jones believes running back Darren McFadden still has the skill set that got him drafted fourth overall back in 2008.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Cowboy Terence Newman Joins the Vikings]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/terence-newman-done.jpg
Former Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman will be reunited with former Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer in Minnesota, after signing a one-year deal with the Vikings.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: Cowboys Don't View Hardy Signing as a Risk]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:15:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/greg-hardy-jason-garrett.jpg
Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys insist they don't see the signing of Greg Hardy as a risk.]]>
<![CDATA[Chip Kelly: Eagles Didn't Sign Murray to Hurt Cowboys]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:55:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460753400.jpg
Eagles head coach Chip Kelly says the Eagles' signing of DeMarco Murray was motivated by a desire to get better, and not a desire to make the Cowboys worse.

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<![CDATA[DT Nick Hayden "An Important Signing" for Cowboys ]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:37:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nick-hayden-3.27.15.jpg
Cowboys defensive tackle Nick Hayden has proven himself an important piece for the defensive line.]]>
<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: DL Grady Jarrett]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:13:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GradyJarrett.jpg
Clemson defensive lineman Grady Jarrett could offer Dallas first-round upside without the price tag of a first-round pick.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Receive "B" in Free Agency]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:40:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/187*120/geehardee.jpg
The Cowboys made a big splash with the Greg Hardy signing, but who knows how much he'll play. So how have the Cowboys done in free agency?

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<![CDATA[Aikman Says He Wouldn't Encourage a Son to Play]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aikman-on-murray.jpg
Football is beginning to get a negative stigma even from those who made their names playing it.

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<![CDATA[Carr Needs to Help Cowboys in Salary Cap ]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:32:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Brandon+Carr+011215.jpg
For his $50 million contract, the under-performing cornerback has produced only six interceptions in three years.

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<![CDATA[Hardy Set To Fill Big Cowboys' Cleats At Right Defensive End]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/180322854.jpg
The trouble player will obviously help the Cowboys' weak pass rush.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Jones: Time to Start Thinking About Romo's Successor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:48:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Romo-Inks-Deal.jpg
With Tony Romo pushing 35, Jerry Jones believes it's about time for the Cowboys to start thinking about the future at the quarterback position.

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<![CDATA[Sean Lee Moving to Weakside Linebacker?]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:56:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186726662.jpg
The Dallas Cowboys' Sean Lee may be moving to weakside linebacker full time in 2015.

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<![CDATA[ESPN's Kiper Calls Todd Gurley "Best Fit" for Cowboys]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:49:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gurley.jpg
ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper believes Georgia running back Todd Gurley would fit in nicely behind the Cowboys' vaunted young offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Jason Garrett Thinks Catch Rule "Still Needs Some Work"]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:51:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461346426.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett believes the catch rule still needs work, after the competition committee tweaked the language of the rule this week.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Giants Unsure If Cruz Will Be Ready for Opener]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:58:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455446194.jpg
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is optimistic about Victor Cruz's return from a torn patellar tendon, but he's not sure if he'll be ready by Week 1.

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<![CDATA[Garrett Hopes Moving Sean Lee Will Help Keep Him Healthy]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:39:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/186038785.jpg
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett hopes moving Sean Lee to weakside linebacker in 2015 will help keep him on the field.

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<![CDATA[Haley on Hardy: Cowboys Need a Bad Boy]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:54:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/charles-haley2.9.12.jpg
Charles Haley knows what it's like to be a loose cannon defensive end signed by the Cowboys to help them turn a corner defensively, and he's supporting the Cowboys' signing of Greg Hardy.]]>
<![CDATA[Goodell: Decision on Hardy Coming "In the Near Future"]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:41:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/453495740.jpg
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expects the league to wrap up their review of Cowboys' defensive end Greg Hardy's case relatively soon, and he'll make a decision on what discipline to hand down after that.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Want to Bring Rolando McClain Back in 2015]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:46:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4571341601.jpg
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said this week that the team is in talks with Rolando McClain, and want him back in Dallas next year.

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<![CDATA[Stephen Jones Backs Away From Brandon Carr Pay Cut Talk]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:47:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2013-cowboys-redskins-b-%2860.jpg
Stephen Jones says the Cowboys haven't asked Brandon Carr to take a pay cut yet, and expects the high-priced corner to return to Dallas in 2015.

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<![CDATA[Jerry: Talented, High Character Guys Hard to Find in "Real World"]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:03:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jones-Arrives-031015.jpg
Jerry Jones admits the Cowboys' willingness to give Greg Hardy his second chance was motivated by their need for a pass rusher.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Draft Profile: CB Kevin Johnson]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:05:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KevinJohnson1.jpg
Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson might not have the highest upside, but his technique and understanding of the position might be the best in this draft.

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<![CDATA[Jones: Best Chance to Improve Was Without Murray]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:52:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/456299652.jpg
DeMarco Murray formed the Cowboys identity in 2014 on his way to setting a new single-season franchise rushing mark. But Jerry Jones says getting rid of him was the best way for his team to get better.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Will Scour Rookies In Search Of Full-Time Running Back]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:13:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461342082.jpg
The top rookie runners in next month's draft will all make a trip to Valley Ranch.

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<![CDATA[Jones Says He Isn't Worried About Dez Holdout]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:56:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/460755588.jpg
Dez Bryant isn't happy about his franchise tag. In fact, he hasn't signed the deal yet. But Jerry Jones isn't worried about his star receiver holding out.

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<![CDATA[LeSean McCoy: Eagles' Signing of Murray "Like a Panic Move"]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:48:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP383450712423.jpg
LeSean McCoy thinks the Eagles signing DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews within a day of each other made them look like a team in panic mode.

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<![CDATA[Seahawks Didn't Think Greg Hardy Was Worth the Trouble]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:17:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/180322854.jpg
According to Seahawks GM John Schneider, the team found it easy to walk away from Greg Hardy when they considered his legal troubles and price tag.

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<![CDATA[Report: Anthony Spencer Visiting Saints]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:07:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anthony-spencer10.7.11.jpg
According to a report, longtime Cowboys defensive end/linebacker Anthony Spencer will visit the Saints on Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Garrett: Cowboys Have to Move on From DeMarco Murray]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:08:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455442130.jpg
Jason Garrett admits he wanted DeMarco Murray back in 2015 and beyond, but now he says the Cowboys have to move on.

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<![CDATA[NFC East Watch: Giants, Eli Manning Not Close to New Deal ]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:55:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/459480778.jpg
The Giants and Eli Manning aren't close to a new contract and, according to a report, the team is ready to let the quarterback play out the final year of his current deal.

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<![CDATA[Carr's Agent Draws Line in the Sand]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:38:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Brandon+Carr+011215.jpg
Brandon Carr will likely have to accept a pay cut to be a Cowboys cornerback in 2015, and he's not likely to do that.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Have Holes to Fill Through Free Agency]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461029880.jpg
If we're being honest, the Cowboys have gotten worse in free agency.

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<![CDATA[Garrett: McClain Still an Option]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:36:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/458297328.jpg
Rolando McClain had a pretty fantastic 2014 season, but he's still out there on the market.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Hopes Hardy to Become an Advocate]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:04:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aikman-on-hardy.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys great and NFL Hall of Fame member Troy Aikman comments on the team signing Greg Hardy and what he hopes the athlete will do going forward.

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<![CDATA[Hardy Will Have to Atone in Dallas: Moose Johnston]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:13:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/moose-on-hardy.jpg
Former Cowboys Great Daryl "Moose" Johnston talks about the signing of Greg Hardy, the topic of domestic violence and what the athlete needs to do in Dallas to win over fans.

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<![CDATA[Fans Could Come Around on Hardy: Brown]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:20:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tim-brown-hardy.jpg
In talking about the Cowboys signing Greg Hardy, NFL Hall of Fame Member Tim Brown says fans will come around if Hardy performs on the field.

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<![CDATA[Aikman Hated to See Murray Leave Dallas]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:57:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/aikman-on-murray.jpg
Former Dallas Cowboys great Troy Aikman says it won't be easy for the team to replace running back DeMarco Murray.

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<![CDATA[It'll be Difficult to Replace Murray: Moose Johnston]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:10:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/moose-on-murray.jpg
Former Cowboys Great Daryl "Moose" Johnston says it'll be tough for the team to replace a running back as good as DeMarco Murray and that you can't just put anyone behind a great offensive line.

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<![CDATA[Cowboys Need to Get Better Than Murray: Tim Brown]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tim-brown-murray.jpg
NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Tim Brown says it'll be really tough for the Cowboys to replace DeMarco Murray, and it stings a little more because he's now in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Panthers Owner Made Decision to Cut Ties with Greg Hardy]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:47:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP693473168313.jpg
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson says it was his decision to let Greg Hardy go.

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<![CDATA[Michael Sam Confident He'll Play "Somewhere" in 2015]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:20:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GERRY_MCCARTHY__1409761483_39578161-620x503.jpg
After participating in the veteran combine over the weekend, Michael Sam said he's confident he'll be playing football somewhere next season.

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<![CDATA[Catch Rule Getting New Wording, Not Really Changing]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:27:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461346220.jpg
The catch rule that helped put an end to the Cowboys' 2014 season is changing, but mostly just in the way it's worded in the rule book.

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<![CDATA[Felix Jones Has Rough Day at Veteran Combine]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:15:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/felix-jones-redskins.jpg
Former Cowboys running back Felix Jones had an unimpressive showing at the inaugural veteran combine over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Goodell: Playoff Expansion Talks Still Going Strong]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:14:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/455039886.jpg
According to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, playoff expansion talks haven't cooled at all.

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<![CDATA[Greg Hardy Doesn't Care if You Like Him]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:26:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/180322854.jpg
Greg Hardy has finally come out and said something since signing with the Dallas Cowboys last week.

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<![CDATA[Peterson Too Expensive For Cowboys' New, Disciplined Taste]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:23:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/personajes-malvados-2014-23.jpg
It'd be a sexy signing bringing football's best runner to America's Team. But, sorry, it ain't happening.

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<![CDATA[Exclusive: Why the Cowboys Signed Greg Hardy]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:27:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cowboys_Interview_Greg_Hardy_2shot.jpg
NBC 5's Meredith Land talks exclusively with Charlotte Jones Anderson, Executive Vice President & Chief Brand Officer of the Dallas Cowboys about the signing of Greg Hardy.

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<![CDATA[Hardy Signing Huge For Dez]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:39:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/461347692.jpg
Dez Bryant didn't get the long-term deal he wanted, at least not yet. But he shouldn't have to wait too much longer for it.

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