Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  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)
Reports are coming in from numerous sources (Mike Chappell) that Cowboys DL Josh Brent has been arrested and is in jail for drunk driving. Brent was involved in an accident in which the car he was driving flipped and resulted in the death of his teammate LB Jerry Brown. Initial reports suggest that Brent has been in jail since 4:14 AM local time. Brent was returning from partying at a local club in Dallas and was driving at a high rate of speed before losing control of his car and flipping it on the freeway, which subsequently resulted in the death of his passenger and teammate. First responders confirmed that at upon arrival Brent was responsive while Brown was not. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. This is not the first time Brent has driven while under the influence as he was arrested with a DUI while back in college. We’ll be providing more updates on this situation, as they become available.  
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