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Stars' Faksa earns props from Barry (0:25)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jerry Jones said second-round pick Jaylon Smith was among the top five players on the Cowboys' draft board, which would mean they have selected two of their top five players with the team selecting Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4 overall.

Jean-Jacques Taylor ESPN Staff Writer 

Finally, Jerry Jones admits Greg Hardy has no chance to return to Cowboys no matter how dire their situation at DE.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

For the first time this offseason Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has ruled out the return of defensive end Greg Hardy. The door is closed.

Thumbs up or down: Jaylon Smith

Taking the injured linebacker from Notre Dame at No. 34 was a high-risk, high-reward move. Was it the right decision? Todd Archer answers

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Blues captain David Backes on loss to Stars: "It's just one of those things where we played seven really good games in a row. This was an off one."

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Stars strike late to win Game 1 (1:53)
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Fielder records 1,000th career RBI (0:20)

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Ken Hitchcock says the Blues need to find a much higher emotional level than they showed tonight vs. Stars.

Brandon Chatmon ESPN Staff Writer 

Indianapolis Colts third round pick Le'Raven Clark started all 51 games of his Texas Tech career. The former Red Raiders offensive tackle was part of an offensive line that allowed just 27 sacks. Fun fact: Clark scored two 2-point conversions in 2015, running in a lateral against Kansas on a designed play then catching a batted Patrick Mahomes pass and converting against Oklahoma State.

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Faksa follows rebound to net game winner (0:33)
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Highlights: Le'Raven Clark

Indianapolis took Le'Raven Clark out of Texas Tech with the No. 82 overall pick. Check out some of the tackle's best highlights here.

Jean-Jacques Taylor ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys wanted defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah in second round, and if they had gotten him they were going to try to trade back into the second round to acquire Jaylon Smith. He was always in their plans to take in the second round.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Cowboys' picks so far through two rounds: 1. Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State; 2. Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame; 3. Maliek Collins, DT, Nebraska. Unless they move back into the third round, they will have six picks Saturday with two in the fourth and four in the sixth.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys went with defense for their second straight pick but expect to get production this year out of this one in Nebraska defensive tackle Maliek Collins with the 67th pick in the draft. Collins was more productive in 2014 (14 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks) than in 2015 (seven tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks). He is the pure three-technique that Rod Marinelli likes.

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Strong consistent pressure by the Stars. Brian Elliott keeping Blues in this game. Poor second periods continue to plague Blues.

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Scoreless first between Stars and Blues. No goals but plenty of scoring chances. Stars doubled St. Louis in shots, 14-7. Goalie Kari Lehtonen sharp early for the Stars.

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Jaylon Smith: A lot of uncertainty drafted with an injury (1:59)