Found December 10, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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 accident by his friend and teammate DT Josh Brent. The two roommates were out late on Friday night drinking when the fateful decision was made by Brent to drive intoxicated. The second he stepped into his vehicle, he was risking the health and safety of himself, Jerry Brown Jr. and others on the road. Driving Under the Influence (DUI) has been an increasing problem not only among professional athletes but for people in general. Unfortunately his decision didn’t result in being pulled over, it resulted in the loss of a young man’s life. On Saturday morning at 2:30 am the car carrying Josh Brent and Jerry Brow...
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