Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 12/12/12

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 07: Josh Brent of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 7, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
According to Calvin Watkins of  ESPN Dallas, the Cowboys have placed NT Josh Brent on the non-football injury/illness list. Brent is currently “emotionally unable to play after being charged with intoxication manslaughter,” so this move will allow Dallas to sign a potential replacement while allowing Brent to stay close to the organization that has publicly said that they’ll support him through this situation. Given that Brent is facing some serious charges for his involvement in the car crash that cost Jerry Brown his life, he’ll almost certainly face some sort of punishment from the NFL if he ends up being convicted.
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