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The return of Josh Brent

Caption (credit: articles.latimes.com) Once upon a time, the stars that shine down, big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas were illuminating a young man named Josh Brent. The future was looking bright for the Tulare, California native. He was raised by his mother LaTasha Brent in Bloomington, Illinois. Josh Brent attended the nearby University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...
Via Down and Distance
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent dedicates career to Jerry Brown

Josh Brent spoke to the media for the first time since the Dallas Cowboys signed him to a one-year contract extension last week. It was also the first time he spoke publicly since he was convicted in January for intoxication manslaughter for a December 2012 car accident in which his teammate Jerry Brown was killed....Read More The post Cowboys’ Josh Brent dedicates NFL career...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Brent doesn't want death in crash to be 'in vain'

  Josh Brent is playing football again for one reason: Jerry Brown. ''Honestly, to make sure that Jerry's name doesn't die in vain,'' Brent said Wednesday when asked why he decided to resume his career. Brent gave his first interview since his January conviction of intoxication manslaughter. The Cowboys defensive tackle was the driver in the 2012 crash that killed Brown, his friend...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent doesn't want death in crash to be 'in vain'

IRVING, Texas (AP) Josh Brent is playing football again because he doesn't want the teammate killed in a crash in which Brent was driving to ''die in vain.'' The Dallas defensive tackle spoke Wednesday in his first interview since his January conviction for intoxication manslaughter in the 2012 death of practice squad player Jerry Brown. Brent said he misses Brown, his ''best friend...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Activate Josh Brent to the 53-Man Roster

The Dallas Cowboys have activated Josh Brent to their 53-man roster. The move came on Tuesday, nearly two years after Brent’s former teammate Jerry Brown was killed in an accident in which Brent was driving drunk. Brent has been out of action since that tragic event back in December of 2012. He spent over four months in jail after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter...
Via Sportsnaut
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' brass expecting Brent to see field soon

ARLINGTON, Texas - While Cowboys coach Jason Garrett cautioned that Josh Brent still needs to get in shape before he returns to the playing field, the Cowboys' top executives are banking on him returning soon. Brent was added to the 53-man roster Tuesday after serving a 10-game suspension by the NFL for his intoxication manslaughter conviction in the death of teammate Jerry Brown...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys activate Josh Brent after serving 10-game suspension

The Cowboys activated defensive tackle Josh Brent, who was serving a 10-game suspension for his conviction for intoxication manslaughter in the death of teammate Jerry Brown Jr. Brent missed all of last season to focus on his legal responsibilities. He recently returned to working out at the Cowboys' Valley Ranch facility, as part of his NFL punishment. It was his first football...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys activate Josh Brent after serving 10-game suspension

The Cowboys activated defensive tackle Josh Brent, who was serving a 10-game suspension for his conviction for intoxication manslaughter in the death of teammate Jerry Brown Jr. Brent missed all of last season to focus on his legal responsibilities. He recently returned to working out at the Cowboys' Valley Ranch facility, as part of his NFL punishment. It was his first football...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys to Activate Josh Brent To 53-Man Roster

Josh Brent’s life has come full circle. After doing prison time for the fatal crash that killed his teammate and best friend, Jerry Brown, Brent’s return to the NFL is official. The Cowboys have activated the defensive tackle. Josh Brent’s return to the nfl is official. He being convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the 2012 death of teammate Jerry Brown — Clarence Hill...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys to Activate Josh Brent 53-Man Roster

Josh Brent’s return to the NFL is official. The Cowboys have activated the defensive tackle less than two years after a fatal crash that killed Brent’s teammate and best friend, Jerry Brown. Brent was the driver and tested positive for DUI that night. Josh Brent’s return to the nfl is official. He being convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the 2012 death of teammate Jerry...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys reward Josh Brent with a contract extension

Josh Brent was recently in prison spending time for the death of his friend and former teammate Jerry Brown.  Well this week Brent returned to practice and he was also rewarded with a new contract. Field Yates    @FieldYates Source: not only did Cowboys DT Josh Brent return to practice this week, he signed a […] The post Dallas Cowboys reward Josh Brent with a contract extension...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Josh Brent’s Suspension Modified

Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has had his suspension modified and will now be able to to return to the Cowboys starting Monday. Brent will still miss the first 10 games of the season, but he can return two weeks earlier than expected. He’ll only be able to work out and attend team meetings, not practice. The original punishment handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL continues to fumble disciplinary system

Dallas, TX - The National Football League has been in the headlines recently for all the wrong reasons, it seems they just can’t catch a break. In all honesty they don’t deserve one. This writing has been on the wall for quite some time now, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should have seen it coming. The problem with the entire “Goodell administration” has been with his...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys owner was shocked by Josh Brent’s suspension

Josh Brent has been suspended for the first 10 games of this season, but Jerry Jones who really was hoping to bring Brent back after he was charged with the manslaughter of his teammate of Jerry Brown. jerry Jones would love to sign him but was shocked when the NFL punished him. Asked on his […] The post Cowboys owner was shocked by Josh Brent’s suspension appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Brown’s Mom “Very Happy” Josh Brent Reinstated to NFL

It’s not often times you hear the family of a victim of drunk driving be supportive of the person accused, but that just happens to be the case of Stacey Jackson. Jackson is the mother of Jerry Brown, who was killed when his best friend, Josh Brent, was driving under the influence and crashed his vehicle. Brent has been suspended for 10 games but will be able to play football again...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite uncertain outlook, Cowboys making headlines heading into season

The Dallas Cowboys will be fortunate to win six games this season, but they still know how to dominate a news cycle. Within a three-hour span Tuesday, it was reported the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL would be joining the Cowboys' 10-man practice squad. Later in the afternoon, defensive tackle Josh Brent was reinstated by the NFL and will be eligible to return...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Brown Jr.'s mother 'very happy' Josh Brent is getting a second chance

The mother of the man killed in Josh Brent's intoxication manslaughter case says she is happy Brent is going to get another chance to play for the Cowboys. "I'm very happy Josh has been reinstated with the Dallas Cowboys!" Stacey Jackson told The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday. "My beautiful son is in Heaven now, and Josh has to be given a chance to live his life and do something...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Details of the conditions Josh Brent must meet to play again

Dallas Cowboys linemen Josh Brent received a 10-game suspension from the NFL on Tuesday for his drunk-driving manslaughter conviction, an incident that caused the death of teammate Jerry Brown in December of 2012. According to a statement from the NFL, Brent has five days to appeal the decision, which places a number of conditions before he can return in Week 11 of the upcoming season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Josh Brent Suspended for 10 Games

 Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent, who was sentenced to 180 days in jail after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter in a Dec. 8 car crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown; is going to be cleared to return to the NFL, however according to ESPN, not until at least week 11. The NFL on Tuesday outlined a series of conditions Brent must meet to be eligible to play...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboy Josh Brent gets 10 game suspension

IRVING - Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being given a chance to resume his NFL - but only after he serves a 10-game suspension handed down Tuesday  by commissioner Roger Goodell. Brent retired last year following his intoxication manslaughter conviction in the 2012 death of teammate Jerry Brown.  The Cowboys have maintained a bond with him; sources tell us...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboy Josh Brent gets 10 game suspension

IRVING - Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being given a chance to resume his NFL - but only after he serves a 10-game suspension handed down Tuesday  by commissioner Roger Goodell. Brent retired last year following his intoxication manslaughter conviction in the 2012 death of teammate Jerry Brown.  The Cowboys have maintained a bond with him; sources tell us...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys DT Josh Brent Conditionally Reinstated, Suspended Ten Games

  Ian Rapoport, citing a source, reports that Cowboys DT Josh Brent has been suspended for ten games stemming from his role in an accident that led to the death of his teammate Jerry Brown in 2012. Rapoport adds that Brent will be eligible to visit the Cowboys facility after week six, and can begin practicing in week nine. Brent’s conditional reinstatement prohibits him from...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Likely to Suspend Josh Brent Four Games

According to NFL Media’s Mike Silver, former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is expected to receive a four-game suspension from the league.  The suspension stems from a car accident in 2012 in which his former Cowboys teammate Jerry Brown was killed. As the driver of the car that killed Brown, Brent was found to be over the legal alcohol limit and served nearly six...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Cowboys, Giants, Packers, & Vikings

  Chiefs HC And Reid mentioned that LB Joe Mays could be out for a while. (Terez A. Paylor) Cowboys Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects a decision soon regarding a possible suspension for DT Josh Brent and his role in a car accident that resulted in the death of linebacker Jerry Brown.“We expect to hear something imminently,” Jones said on Saturday, per Jean-Jacques...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Jerry Jones Expects Decision on Josh Brent “Immediately”

The Dallas Cowboys’s defensive line is so depleted that the team is willing to bring back Josh Brent. For those who don’t remember, Brent retired last season after spending five months in jail after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter for being behind the wheel of the car that killed Jerry Brown, Brent’s former teammate. Brent recently met with NFL commissioner Roger...
Via Standing O Sports
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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