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Earlier today Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent announced his retirement from the NFL as he prepares to go to trial for DUI manslaughter.
Many people believe Brent decided to retire so he could avoid being suspended by the NFL.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Brent likely would have faced a one year suspension by the NFL.
From Total Access: What kind of suspension was Josh Brent likely facing if he hadn't retired? Look at Stallworth years ago. Suspended a year
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 18, 2013
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Dallas Cowboys NT Josh Brent is retiring from the NFL after three seasons to focus on his off-the-field issues. The team made the announcement Thursday afternoon. “This is the right decision for me, and something that I have given a lot of thought to,” Brent said in a statement. “I am at a point where my main focus is [...]
Former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has proven, if not beyond a shadow of a legal doubt then at least anecdotally, that he does not know when to say when.
I base this solely on the facts as alleged by prosecutors in his intoxication manslaughter case set to go to trial in September, namely that he got behind the wheel of his Mercedes last December with twice the legal limit...
According to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has decided to retire from the NFL.
Josh Brent has decided to retire …just announced. He says "its right thing to do" and needs to focus on his priorities. Story to come
— Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) July 18, 2013
The Cowboys should have cut Brent before he retired. This is the right...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Saying "getting the priorities in my life in order," troubled Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent announced his retirement on Thursday, on the eve of the team's departure for training camp and before a probable suspension was to be handed down by the NFL commissioner's office.
Brent, awaiting a September trial on intoxication manslaughter...
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas judge told attorneys Friday to watch what they say about the intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent, following a controversial interview the Dallas County district attorney did on local sports talk radio.
Brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter in a December car crash that killed Jerry Brown, a Cowboys practice...
It has become more clear why Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent decided to retire from the NFL.
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, after failing to reach a plea deal, Brent’s DUI manslaughter case will now head to trial.
Josh Brent is headed to jury trial after a plea deal couldn't be reached.
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) July 18, 2013
I’m still trying...
Josh Brent will no longer be seen the Cowboys sideline — or any sideline, for that matter.
The defensive tackle announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday, stating that he would like to focus his full attention on his life away from the football field.
Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter after a Dec. 8 car crash that killed his passenger, Cowboys teammate Jerry...
ESPN is reporting that Josh Brent has decided to retire to get his “priorities” straight. The Cowboys weren’t going to cut him, so this comes as a surprise.
Brent is being accused of driving drunk and causing a car crash that killed his teammate. He has flunked two drug tests since being released on bond, but he is currently free.
Before the posse comes and a day before training camp, Cowboys defensive end Josh Brent is no longer Cowboys defensive end Josh Brent- he's just Josh Brent...
"This is the right decision for me, and something that I have given a lot of thought to," Brent said in a Cowboys news release. "I am at a point where my main focus is all about getting...
For months there has been one question that has baffled the minds of many in and around the NFL. Why on Earth have the Dallas Cowboys continued to keep Josh Brown on the team? Well, as it turns out no one will need to ask anymore.
Josh Brent has retired from the NFL in order to focus on his off-field/legal problems.
Brent has been inactive since being arrested on charges...
With a ruling on his status with the NFL looming after his arrest
on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in the death teammate Jerry
Brown Jr. last year, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has
announced his retirement, his agent Peter Schaffer told FOX Sports.
A Dallas judge told attorneys Friday to watch what they say
about the intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas
Cowboys player Josh Brent, following a controversial interview the
Dallas County district attorney did on local sports talk radio.
With a ruling on his status with the NFL looming after his arrest on charges of DUI manslaughter in the death of teammate Jerry Brown Jr. last year, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will announce his retirement Thursday, his agent Peter Schaffer told FOX Sports.
Brent, 25, plans to cite his off-field issues and the need to address things "more important than football...
Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has retired from the NFL. SOURCE: Mike Garafolo, Fox SportsFantasy Spin:Brent is dealing with all kinds of legal issues right now and football is probably the last thing on his mind. Brent killed his teammate Jerry Brown in a drunk driving accident back in December and is now facing manslaughter charges. Since then, he has failed multiple drug...
According to ProFootballTalk.com, ESPN Ed Werder indicated on NFL Live that people within the Cowboys organization are “baffled” as to why Josh Brent is still on their roster.
“There are still a lot of people at Valley Ranch who are baffled about the fact that this player remains on the roster,” Werder said.
I think we’re all baffled. It absolutely make zero sense as...