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Cowboys' Brent suffers setback in return to football

IRVING, Texas -- After returning to action for the first time in two years, Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent may have to wait again to get back on the field. Brent suffered a calf injury in practice Wednesday and did not practice Thursday or Friday. He is listed as doubtful for Sunday's NFC East showdown at Philadelphia. Brent missed all of last season and most of this one dealing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Josh Brent active for first time since manslaughter conviction

  Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is active for the first time this season after serving a 10-game suspension for his intoxication manslaughter conviction. Brent is available but not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Chicago Bears. He hasn't played since Dec. 2, 2012, six days before the drunken-driving crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown. He was suspended...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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

Can Brent make an impact for Cowboys?

As if the 2014 Dallas Cowboys hadn't provided enough storylines, here comes disgraced nose tackle Josh Brent. The team has shown more loyalty to him than to players who've actually made significant impacts on the organization. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones re-signed Brent the moment he was cleared by the league to resume his career. A linebacker named Tim Dobbins was released Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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

NFL says Cowboys' Brent can make London trip

IRVING, Texas (AP) Dallas defensive tackle Josh Brent will get to travel to London with the Cowboys later this season after the NFL amended several stipulations in his reinstatement following an intoxication manslaughter conviction. Brent remained suspended for the first 10 games but was allowed to rejoin his teammates at the practice facility Monday, two weeks earlier than the...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent reinstated to Dallas Cowboys, will be available week 11

Dallas, TX – Jerry Jones said he had an inclination that Brent would be reinstated and finally Cowboys fans have n answer. According to multiple sources Brent has been reinstated but he’s not walking onto the field anytime soon. Josh Brent will not be available to the Dallas Cowboys until week 11. Since the unfortunate DUI accident that resulted in the death of best friend and...
Via cover32
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys DT Josh Brent suspended 10 games

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has been suspended 10 games by the NFL, this according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. #Cowboys DT Josh Brent has been conditionally reinstated with Cowboys, eligible to return to play in games by week 11, source says — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 2, 2014 #Cowboys DT Josh Brent is […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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

Jerry Jones: I have indication that Josh Brent will be reinstated

Jerry Jones has an idea of when Josh Brent will be reinstated by the NFL. But the Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager declined to reveal any more during a Tuesday morning radio interview. "I have indication, but I'm not at liberty to talk about when," Jones said on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. "I certainly have had indication that he'll be reinstated, but the commissioner, on matters...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: I have indication that Josh Brent will be reinstated

Jerry Jones has an idea of when Josh Brent will be reinstated by the NFL. But the Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager declined to reveal any more during a Tuesday morning radio interview. "I have indication, but I'm not at liberty to talk about when," Jones said on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. "I certainly have had indication that he'll be reinstated, but the commissioner, on matters...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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

Report: Cowboys bracing for four-game suspension for Josh Brent

The Dallas Cowboys are hoping to get defensive tackle Josh Brent back on their roster, but they’ll have to wait for him to be reinstated first. According to NFL Network’s Mike Silver, the Cowboys are “bracing” themselves for a four-game suspension of Josh Brent. NFL.com: The Cowboys expect the NFL to announce its punishment of former […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Expect DT Josh Brent To Receive A Four-Game Suspension

  Mike Silver of the NFL Network is reporting that the Cowboys expect the NFL to announce a punishment for DT Josh Brent, possibly as soon as Friday. According to Silver, Dallas is bracing for Brent to receive a four-game suspension. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones previously mentioned that they will create a roster spot for Brent if/when he is reinstated by the NFL. “We will...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL Likely To Suspend Josh Brent

It seems that most of major hurdles still haven’t been cleared for Josh Brent to return to the NFL.  If and when Brent returns, he’ll likely face a suspension from the NFL according to Adam Schefter via Ed Werder. Sources tell @Edwerderespn that league punishment is coming for DT Josh Brent, whom Dallas is interested in once he's reinstated. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via Thacover2
August 25, 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

Jesse Holley Says Josh Brent is “Optimistic” About Return

According to former Cowboy wide receiver and special teams ace Jesse Holley, who was interviewed just prior to the Cowboys’ first preseason The post Jesse Holley Says Josh Brent is “Optimistic” About Return appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
Via Blue Star Times
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones proves again he loves a good redemption story

The Dallas Cowboys have purged their roster of so many marquee names on defense that a man can walk out of a drug and alcohol treatment center and immediately be part of the line rotation. On Thursday, former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in hopes of being reinstated after serving 180 days in jail and being placed on 10 years' probation...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: 'We will make a roster spot' for Josh Brent

OXNARD, Calif. - Josh Brent is scheduled to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, according to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who said his team will create a roster spot for Brent when he is cleared to return to football. "We will," Jones said. "We will make a roster spot." Brent, a defensive tackle who had been on the verge of developing into a starter, served a 180...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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