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    Could the Cowboys 2011 training camp be held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington? It's a distinct possibility, as the team huddles over what to do after the NFL lockout ends.

    Before the lockout, the team booked the Alamodone in San Antonio from July 25th through August 13th for two weeks of training camp, but never got around to making any plans beyond that.

    Last year the team moved from San Antonio to Oxnard, Calif., but this year, players could wind up running drills on their home field in Arlington.

    "You need to be able to get out of the heat, and Arlington would give us that option," said Cowboys team spokesman Rich Dalrymple.

    The Cowboys don't have an indoor facility at Valley Ranch, after the one there collapsed in May of 2009.

    Arlington city leaders like the idea of the Cowboys holding training camp at their home stadium.

    "I would totally support that. I would like for them to have all of their training here in Arlington," said Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck. "I haven't talked directly to Jerry or the team, but we would welcome them with open arms to have their training right here at the stadium; in the air conditioning, if they want it air conditioned."

    Everything remains up in air until the lockout is lifted. Dalrymple says "plans are still being formulated."