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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)
credit: getty images The Dallas Cowboys will not cut Josh Brent even as the NT was sent to jail on Thursday for his second failed drug test. Brent was charged with the drunk driving and testing positive for marijuana during an automobile accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown last season. Brent is still awaiting trail on those charges. The Cowboys are not paying Brent anything at this point and the NFL seems certain to suspend him for a year even if he jail time for the death of ball. ESPN’s Ed Werder reported two weeks ago that the Cowboys were holding out hope that Brent would one day be able to help them on the football field. Brent appeared in 39 games with the Cowboys from 2010 though 2012.
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