IRVING, Texas The presence of Josh Brent on the Dallas Cowboys sideline during Sundays game was a surprise to team officials. But it is a surprise that will not repeat itself.
The Cowboys have banned Brent from joining his teammates on the sidelines for any the team's remaining regular-season games, Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan reported on Monday.
Brent -- on the NFL's Non-Football injured reserve list after having been charged with intoxication manslaughter two weeks ago in the car crash that killed teammate and best friend Jerry Brown -- attended Sundays overtime win against the Pittsburgh Steelers at the urging of teammates. Embracing Brent in this manner, the Cowboys players believe, is following the wishes of Brown's mother, Stacey Jackson, who has asked the club to treat the nose tackle like family.
A handful of Cowboys defensive players who are on IR made the decision to bring Brent to the game, one of them driving to Brents home to pick him up, accordin...