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Josh Brent was allowed to be on the sidelines for Dallas’ overtime win against Pittsburgh. Brent faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter after an accident left teammate Jerry Brown dead.
The Cowboys decision allowing Brent on the sidelines was blasted by commentator Boomer Esiason and others.
“Am I the only one that is wondering what in the world the Cowboys are thinking with Josh Brent on the sideline?” Esiason tweeted during the game.
Team owner Jerry Jones stood by the decision on Sunday,
“Our team and our players wanted him today on the sideline,” Jones said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Jerry’s mother (Stacey Jackson) asked us directly as a group. She said, ‘Support him. Help him. He needs your help. Jerry wants that. I want that.’ His teammates asked him to come and be down there with them.”
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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.
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In light of what happened Friday morning in Newtown, Conn., I had a tough time mustering too much indignation over Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent showing up on the sideline of a nationally televised game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was certainly inappropriate that a player accused of intoxication manslaughter related to the death of his teammate and close friend Jerry Brown...
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent will no longer be allowed on the Dallas Cowboys' sideline, team and league sources told ESPN.com Tuesday. Brent, who is on the reserve/non-football injury list after being charged with intoxication manslaughter in the crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown two weeks, was on the sideline for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Josh Brent appeared on the sidelines during the Cowboys game on Sunday. Eight days ago Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter, after an accident took the life of teammate Jerry Brown.
The Cowboys told announcers Jim Nantz and Phil Simms that Brent was at the game as a sign of support for the player.
It did raise some eyebrows though.
“Am I the only one that is wondering...
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was on the sideline during this past Sunday’s game against the Steelers just a week after killing his teammate and friend Jerry Brown after driving drunk and flipping his car.
A lot of people had a problem with Brent being on the sidelines since it could send the wrong signal that the Cowboys might condone what he did.
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The mother of deceased Dallas Cowboys LB Jerry Brown, Jr. has forgiven Josh Brent, the teammate who has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in Brown's death.
In a report by WFAA-TV, Stacey Jackson said she does not want Brent prosecuted for the death of her son.
"I've forgiven him, because he has enough on his plate with just reliving the whole thing over and...
Just one week ago, Josh Brent was starting to face the reality of being charged with intoxication manslaughter after a late-night car accident killed Jerry Brown Jr., his Dallas Cowboys teammate.
On Sunday, Brent watched his team face the Pittsburgh Steelers from the Cowboys' sidelines with his other teammates.
The awkward scenario played out at Cowboys Stadium while the...
Josh Brent‘s presence on the Cowboys’ sideline Sunday took some fans by surprise, but owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett are standing by the team’s decision.
Brent, who is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge following the accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown on Dec. 8, was released on $500,000 bail. The Cowboys tackle has since been placed on the reserve...
Josh Brent‘s presence on the Cowboys’ sideline during Sunday’s game against the Steelers rubbed some people the wrong way. Now, the team and the league are reportedly taking action.
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Cowboys and the NFL agree that it was inappropriate for Brent to be on the sideline Sunday, and the nose tackle will not be permitted to be on the sideline going...
As most of you know by now, Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was allowed on the team’s sideline during Sunday’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brent has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in a car crash that killed his teammate Jerry Brown two weeks ago. According to Ed Werder of ESPN, the NFL and the Cowboys agreed on Tuesday that Brent will no longer be allowed...
On the day the Dallas Cowboys paid tribute to the fallen Jerry Brown with a No. 53 decal on the back of helmets and held a moment of silence before the game, Josh Brent was invited to join the team on the sideline Sunday as if he’s done no wrong.
There’s a side of me that just didn’t feel right about him being present. There’s a side of me that feels this was wrong, though...
The mother of deceased Dallas Cowboys LB Jerry Brown, Jr. has
forgiven Josh Brent, the teammate who has been charged with
intoxication manslaughter in Brown's death.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and coach Jason Garrett were unaware that Josh Brent was even on the sidelines at the start of their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday. Brent, who was reluctant to be there, left in the third quarter as his presence began a debate on national television. A week and a … Continue reading »