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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...
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent Gets 180 Days In Jail For Crash That Killed Jerry Brown

DALLAS — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent avoided prison Friday and instead was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for a drunken car crash that killed his friend and teammate, Jerry Brown. Brent was convicted Wednesday of intoxication manslaughter for the December 2012 crash on a suburban Dallas highway that killed Brown, who was a passenger in Brent’s...
Via NESN.com
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent gets only 180 days in jail after intoxication manslaughter conviction

Just over a year ago, a drunk Josh Brent crashed his car, killing his best friend and teammate, Jerry Brown. Today, Brent is walking away with only a 180-day prison sentence and 10 years of probation, even after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter. Brent and Brown, both members of the Dallas Cowboys, were returning from a night of partying when the accident occurred. According...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboy Josh Brent gets 180 days in jail for death of Jerry Brown

Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years probation for the death of teammate Jerry Brown. Brent was convicted Wednesday of intoxication manslaughter for a December 2012 crash on a suburban Dallas highway that killed Brown, who was a passenger in Brent’s Mercedes. Brent could have been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison. His...
Via Tireball.com
January 24, 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

PONDERING PRISON OR PROBATION: Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent awaits sentencing for intoxication manslaughter of friend Jerry Brown Jr.

DALLAS, TX. – Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was found guilty today of intoxication manslaughter after a car crash in December 2012 that resulted in the death of his teammate and friend, Jerry Brown Jr. The sentencing phase will begin Thursday to determine Brent’s punishment. He could face up to 20 years in prison, but he also could get probation. “We understand...
Via KC Sports Ninja
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent’s trial kicked off on Monday

    According to the Associated Press,   the trial of former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent kicked off on Monday and if he ends up being convicted of intoxication manslaughter or manslaughter, he could get nailed with 20 years in prison after killing one his former teammates Jery Brown after wrecking the car they were in because he decided...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A Heart The Size Of Texas

News from Sports Day DFW: A year ago on December 8th, the Dallas Cowboys suffered a heart breaking loss as they said goodbye to one of their practice squad players Jerry Brown. Last year on December 8th Jerry Brown was involved in a fatal auto accident with his longtime friend and teammate Josh Brent. When police pulled up to the scene of the accident, they arrived to see a...
Via The Outlaws
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys player's family sues club

The family of a Dallas Cowboys practice squad player killed in a drunken-driving crash is suing the nightclub that served him and the car's driver. Jerry Brown's family filed suit last week in a Dallas County court against Beamers Private Club of Dallas. The suit alleges the club served "large sums of alcohol" to Josh Brent, the former Cowboys player driving in...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dead Cowboys player's family sues nightclub

The family of a Dallas Cowboys practice squad player killed in a drunken-driving crash is suing the nightclub that served him and the car's driver. Jerry Brown's family filed suit last week in a Dallas County court against Beamers Private Club of Dallas. The suit alleges the club served ''large sums of alcohol'' to Josh Brent, the former Cowboys player driving...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NFLPA develops smartphone app to help prevent player DUIs

Tweet Professional athletes have made frequently headlines in recent years for their willingness to drive drunk, leading to numerous arrests for DUIs and even leading to the death of Dallas Cowboys practice player Jerry Brown. In light of these incidents, the NFLPA has teamed with Uber to develop a smartphone app that helps players get […]
Via Los That Sports Blog
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Judge orders more monitoring for Cowboys DT

DALLAS (AP) -- A judge has ordered more alcohol monitoring for a Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle awaiting trial on an intoxicated manslaughter charge. Josh Brent is charged in the Dec. 8 crash that killed Jerry Brown Jr., a Cowboys' practice squad player. Police say Brent's blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit. Brent appeared in court Friday for a hearing. He&...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Brent’s trial is set for September

According to Bloomberg.com, the trial for Cowboys’ nose tackle Josh Brent has been scheduled to for September 23rd of this year.  He’s been charged with intoxication manslaughter after driving drunk, which led to a car accident that took the life of his teammate and friend Jerry Brown. “That’s the date,” Debbie Denmon, a spokeswoman for Dallas County District Attorney Craig...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Brent scheduled to begin trial on Sept. 23

Josh Brent, the Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman charged with intoxication manslaughter for his involvement in a car accident that killed his close friend and teammate Jerry Brown, is scheduled to begin his trial on Sept. 23. Brent was the driver and Brown the passenger in a Dec. 8 one-car crash in Irving. Police say the car was traveling at a high rate of speed and that Brent had...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Brent won’t play for the Cowboys in 2013

According to the Dallas Morning News, Cowboys’ nose tackle Josh Brent will not play in 2013 after being charged with intoxication manslaughter last year when he killed his friend and teammate Jerry Brown after flipping his vehicle multiple times after a night of drinking. Josh Brent won’t play for the Cowboys in 2013 but the club doesn’t want to comment on the nose tackle publicly...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Ratliff BAC twice legal limit

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff's blood-alcohol content was twice the legal limit after he was arrested for DWI after his car crash last week in Grapevine. The Grapevine Police say the results of Ratliff's blood test showed a BAC of 0.16. Ratliff was arrested at 12:36 am on Jan. 22 after he allegedly hit an 18-wheeler in his 2011 Ford F-150 pickup truck before...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys MADD as Hell and not gonna take it anymore?

Don’t Drink & Drive! Two Dallas Cowboys players have been arrested on DWI charges in the past month. Each arrest involved a late-night car wreck. One of those players, Josh Brent, faces manslaughter charges because his passenger and teammate (and apparently best pal) Jerry Brown died in the accident. The other, former Pro Bowler Jay Ratliff, was reportedly belligerent and uncooperative...
Via Silver and BlueBlood
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff arrested for DUi after crashing truck into an 18-wheeler

booking photo A little over a month after a drunk driving incident took the life of Dallas Cowboys’ practice team player Jerry Brown, another member of the Cowboys has been arrested for drunk driving. Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff crashed his 2011 Ford truck into an 18-wheel tractor trailer. He was charged with DWI and bonded out of a jail within a few hours after...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff gets DWI month after teammate killed in drunken crash

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated early Tuesday morning after his Ford truck struck an 18-wheeler in Grapevine, Texas. Police senior officer Sam Shemwell told NFL.com that Ratliff was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was not injured. Ratliff was reportedly arrested after officers arrived at the scene and determined...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Jay Ratliff Arrested, Latest Star To Find Trouble

Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested early Tuesday morning on charges for driving while intoxicated. Ratliff was arrested shortly after he was involved in an automobile accident involving a tractor trailer after he lost control of his truck and hit the guard rail on State Highway 114. Reports from the Grapevine police department have stated that there were no injuries...
Via Football Nation
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Callahan vehemently denies "sabotage" allegations

Former Oakland Raiders head coach Bill Callahan, after hearing two of his former players claim he tried to tank a Super Bowl, denied the accusation Tuesday night. A day after news broke that former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown accused Callahan of sabotaging the team's chances in Super Bowl XXXVII against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and hours after Brown's then-teammate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys Jay Ratliff Charged with DWI After Crashing Into 18-Wheeler

Cowboys Jerry Brown is dead. Cowboys Josh Brent is awaiting trial for Intoxicated Manslaughter for being the driver in the death of Jerry Brown. Cowboys players more than any in the NFL should know the dangers of drunk drivers.  Why in the world would Jay Ratliff do this considering what happened to his teammates? Dallas Cowboys starting nose tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Autopsy reveals Cowboys practice player Jerry Brown jr. was sober at time of car accident

Dallas Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown Jr. was sober when was killed in a car crash on December 8th. Brown was the passenger in a car driven by his friend and teammate, Josh Brent. Brent’s blood alcohol was twice the legal limit the night of the accident. Brown died of head and neck trauma [...]
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Brown autopsy shows that his blood alcohol level was below the legal limit

While there is nothing an autopsy can reveal that would bring Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jerry Brown back to life, it can help us raise awareness by learning from the mistakes others have made. As you know, Brown was killed in a car accident last month. His teammate, Josh Brent, was driving the car and has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. Brent’s blood alcohol content...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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