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Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent retires

By Vincent Frank Best known for a DUI incident back in 2012 that killed teammate Jerry Brown, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has announced his retirement from the NFL. Brent, 27, was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter in January of 2014, and sentenced to 180 days in jail as well as 10 years probation. He missed the end of the 2012 campaign and all of the 2013...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rumor: Cowboys Could Sign Josh Brent

Well, it took all of 24 hours after the Cowboys released Kyle Orton for the rumors to start flying about what they might do to fill the roster spot opened up. If word on Twitter is to be believed, the Cowboys may very well use that roster spot to sign DT Josh Brent. You might remember Brent as the young player who was charged with intoxication manslaughter after wrecking his car...
Via Inside the Star
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Deserves a Chance – With Dallas

As you’ve likely already heard, former Cowboy defensive tackle Josh Brent was released from jail on Sunday. He has completed the 180-day sentence he received for the DUI-related death of teammate Jerry Brown. He will now enter a rehab facility for 45 days, which puts his availability right at the beginning of August.There is no word yet on where the league stands on allowing Brent’s...
Via Inside the Star
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys 'wouldn't rule out' bringing back Josh Brent

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is scheduled to be released from jail within the next two months. During the team's annual golf outing on Tuesday, Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said the franchise wouldn't rule out bringing the 26-year-old back. "We'll certainly look at that," Jones said. "The league will have a big say in when...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Three offseason notes

Josh Brent (Photo credit: L.M. Otero/AP) It’s been a full month since the agony of Week 17, and while the rest of the country looks to New York, the NFL’s favorite dysfunctional family is at it again. Here are three things to watch for as the Cowboys continue their offseason: New play-caller Though the team has yet to confirm the deal, former Lions offensive coordinator Scott...
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Cowboys bring back Josh Brent?

The Dallas Cowboys organization has stood behind Josh Brent since the car crash that took the life of practice squad player Jerry Brown Jr. Now that Brent has been found guilty of intoxication manslaughter, they might want to rethink their stance. At one point it seemed plausible that Brent could return to the Cowboys' fold after letting the legal system run its course. But the facts...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent's sentence is a joke

I hope Josh Brent truly realizes the break he caught from a Dallas County jury Friday. There was plenty of evidence to suggest Brent deserved serious jail time after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter. It was a horrific accident that took the life of Brent's close friend and Cowboys teammate, Jerry Brown Jr. But it wasn't out of character for Brent to chug alcohol and then...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent sentencing, Drafting depth, scouting reports and more…

Dallas Cowboys - Josh Brent sentenced in intoxication manslaughter (READ) - Depth will be key for Cowboys in ’14 (READ) - Early scouting for Mizzou’s 4-3 DE’s (READ) - TOP 5: Jerry’s biggest blunders (READ) - Rookie Grading Part II (READ) - Tyron Smith’s outstanding season (READ) National Columns - The extra point might become extra gone next year (READ) - The way too...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Dallas Cowboys Try to Resign Josh Brent?

Over a year after causing the death of his teammate and friend Jerry Brown, the State of Texas has decided what is to become of former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent. He has been found guilty of intoxication manslaughter as expected; a conviction that could mean a sentence of as much as 20 years in jail.He ended up getting much less.Brent received a 10-year suspended...
Via FatManWriting
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense rests in manslaughter case of former Cowboys DT Josh Brent

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent's case in a fatal wreck that left his close friend and teammate dead will soon head to a jury, after his attorneys finished their case in one day, arguing again that he wasn't drunk during the crash. Brent's defense called several witnesses Friday to make the case they laid out from the very beginning: The blood tests implicating...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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