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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Demarcus Dobbs walked away from a one-vehicle accident on his 25th birthday last month and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Less than two weeks later, with the NFL rocked by the car crash that killed Dallas Cowboys player Jerry Brown and left his teammate, Josh Brent, facing a manslaughter charge, Dobbs swears he'll find another way home whenever he does too much partying.
''I'm never going to put myself in that situation ever again,'' he said.
This is, of course, exactly what the NFL, its teams and the players' union wants to hear amid fresh questions about whether all the warnings and safety nets -- because players in most of the major sports leagues arguably have more than the general public -- will ever be enough to prevent accidents and deaths.
''There's a lot of pressure being in the NFL ... but it's no excuse for bad decisions,'' Detroit coach Jim Schwartz said. ...
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Jerry Brown died in a car crash early Saturday morning when the vehicle his friend and teammate Josh Brent was driving hit a curb and flipped. Brent was arrested and is being charged with intoxicated manslaughter. What makes the story even more sad is that Brown indicated in a recent Facebook post that was on his way to becoming a father. He also talked about no longer enjoying the...
Defensive tackle Demarcus Dobbs was placed on the injured reserve list by the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced Tuesday. Dobbs has seven tackles in 12 games this season.
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent walked out of jail Sunday after posting $500,000 bond. He’s a free man for now, after being charged with intoxication manslaughter following the death of Cowboys’ teammate Jerry Brown, who was a passenger in his car that wrecked. “Jerry Brown was my very best friend and I'm just trying to deal with his death right now,” said a...
On the night Jerry Brown was killed in a car crash, he and teammate Josh Brent were among several Dallas Cowboys at the club Privae, according to a USA Today report. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Irving police are investigating the club to see if alcohol was "served to somebody who was intoxicated, which is illegal in Texas," TABC spokeswoman Carolyn Beck...
After tragedy struck the Dallas Cowboys on Friday night, the Cowboys capped off their come from behind victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, 20-19, by celebrating with Jerry Brown’s jersey.Brown passed away Friday night in a car accident after his teammate Josh Brent was in a car accident after driving drunk. Brown was in the passenger seat.According to USA Today, the Cowboys...
Several Dallas Cowboys players reportedly were out partying at a club the night of the fatal car crash that killed practice squad player Jerry Brown.
FOX Sports Southwest says Brown and Josh Brent (pictured), who was driving the car, joined about a dozen teammates at Dallas club Privae on Friday. Comedian Shawn Wayans was performing that night.
Dallas media members Richie Whitt and...
The games go on.
For the second straight weekend, tragedy rocked the regularly scheduled world of the NFL. It left families, friends, teammates and coaching staffs grieving over yet another senseless loss of life. It also left the league facing questions not only about efforts to safeguard players on the field but whether it's doing enough to help them stay out of harm's...
Cowboys Nose Tackle, Josh Brent released a statement about the death of his friend and teammate, Jerry Brown. Brent and Brown were involved in a fiery wreck early Saturday morning allegedly caused by Brent’s drunk driving. When policed arrived at the scene Brent was dragging Brown from the burning car. Police found Brown unresponsive and he [...]
Cowboys and Bengals players pray after Sunday’s game in honor of fallen Cowboys LB Jerry Brown Jr.
For the second week in a row another young life was taken because of a horrible decision. Last week it was Kasandra Perkins whose life was taken away by Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher. On Saturday we learned that Dallas Cowboys practice squad LB Jerry Brown Jr. was killed in an automobile...
CINCINNATI -- For the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday was opportunity wasted.
For the Dallas Cowboys, it was emotion captured.
And because the Cowboys were able to deal with the emotions of a gut-wrenching weekend that saw one of their practice squad players killed in an auto accident and another teammate charged with intoxication manslaughter, they were able to deal with the Bengals...
DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is attending the memorial for teammate Jerry Brown, who died in a car accident that led to intoxication manslaughter charges against Brent.
Brent and team owner Jerry Jones were among those arriving at the service for Brown on a chilly Tuesday at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says the...
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has officially been charged with intoxication manslaughter following an early Saturday morning single-car crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown. Brent was driving his car at a high rate of speed when he lost control and flipped the vehicle, according to Irving (TX.) police. The crash occurred about 2:20 am CT, several hours before the...