Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/8/12

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)
Jerry Brown was a member of the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.In the early hours of Saturday morning his life was tragically cut short.Josh Brent has been charged by Irving police, with a charge of intoxication manslaughter following the accident that claimed Brown's life.The official police report stated that the car Brent was driving flipped at least once at approximately 2.21am, before coming to rest in the middle of a service road. When the authorities arrived, Brent was responsive, but Brown was not and was rushed to nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.Brent underwent sobriety tests as police suspected he had been drinking, and was then taken into custody. Upon hearing the passing of his passenger, Brent was then formerly charged.On behalf of the Dallas Cowboys organisation, Owner and General Manager Jerry Jones issued a statement."We are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of Jerry Brown. At this time, our hearts and prayers and deepest ...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson: My goal is to go undefeated

Chip Kelly praises Tim Tebow: ‘He’s had a good camp’

Jay Gruden: RG3 benched for performance, not concussion

Judge: No settlement in Brady against NFL, decision by Friday

Wozniacki: Media should move on from McIlroy relationship

Hogan contemplated suicide after racist rant went public

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Fred Jackson released by Bills after eight seasons with team

Appellate Court sides with MLB in minimum wage lawsuit

Giants owner at Brady hearing, reportedly at judge's request

Indians owner attempting to sell minority stakes to raise cash

Kirk Cousins reportedly named Week 1 starter by Redskins

Raiders lose starting lineman to ruptured Achilles tendon

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

10 takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL preseason

Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hits the Dodgers

Chicago Bears release Tim Jennings

U.S. Open men's preview

U.S. Open women's preview

D'Angelo Russell zings Lakers fans

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker