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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

MADD “shocked and appalled” by Josh Brent sentence

Former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent will serve less than half a year in jail after he was convicted of intoxication manslaughter, and America’s foremost anti-drunk driving organization says that’s unacceptable. In a statement released shortly after the sentencing, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said Brent deserved a stiffer sentence. “Mothers Against Drunk Driving...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MADD “shocked and appalled” over Josh Brent’s punishment

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) released a statement today in wake of Josh Brent’s 180 days in jail, 10 years probation sentence for intoxication manslaughter. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is shocked and appalled with the sentence handed down to former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent for his intoxication manslaughter conviction in the death of his friend and teammate Jerry...
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January 24, 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...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent receives 180 day jail sentence, probation

A few days ago former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was found guilty on intoxication manslaughter charges stemming from an accident that killed former teammate Jerry Brown. Brent’s sentence was handed down today and he will serve 180 days in jail and he’ll be placed on probation for 10 years. It might feel like a light sentence but Brown’s mother, Stacey Jackson...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LENIENCY GRANTED BY JURY: Former Dallas Cowboys DT Josh Brent sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years probation

DALLAS – A Texas jury sentenced former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent to 180 days in jail and 10 years’ probation today for causing a fiery one-car crash that killed his teammate after a night of heavy drinking in 2012. The same jury that convicted Brent, 25, earlier this week of intoxication manslaughter for the death of Jerry Brown Jr., could have sentenced him to as much...
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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...
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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...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent sentenced to 180 days in prison, 10 years probation

A Texas judge has sentenced former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent to 10 years in prison after being four guilty go intoxication manslaughter. BREAKING: Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent gets 10 years in prison for crash that killed teammate. — The Associated Press (@AP) January 24, 2014 You could argue Brent got off easy and I would agree.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones released a statement after Josh Brent’s verdict

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones released a statement in response to Josh Brent being found guilty of intoxication manslaughter. “We understand the very serious nature of this situation and express our concerns for all,” said Jones via David Moore of the Dallas Morning News. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jerry Jones released a statement...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent convicted of vehicular manslaughter, awaiting sentencing

((HT: WFAA-TV))Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the death of then-teammate Jerry Brown, Junior. He could face a sentence of anything from probation and time served to 20 years behind bars for the actions from December, 2012.The sentencing phase will start on Thursday.Prosecutors maintain Brent was driving over 100-miles per hour and crashed...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent convincted of intoxication manslaughter

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter today on Wednesday. Brent was driving the car when he crashed and killed teammate and friend Jerry Brown, who was riding with Brent when the crash occurred in December 2012. Brent’s hasn’t been sentenced yet and faces up to 20 years in prison, but probation is still an option. The former...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent found guilty of intoxication manslaughter, faces up to 20 years

According to FOX 4 Dallas Fort Worth,  former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter. Brent faces up to 20 years in prison.  The jurors will return onThursday for sentencing. FOX4′s Shaun Rabb said Brent’s family was weeping in court after the verdict. The jury got the case on Tuesday after lawyers delivered their closing arguments...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Convincted Of Intoxication Manslaughter

DALLAS — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. Brent, 25, showed no reaction when he learned the verdict. He was led from the courtroom in handcuffs in front of crying family members who were in the front row of the courtroom gallery. He faces up to 20...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter; Facing 20 year sentence

Retired Dallas Cowboy defense tackle Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter in the death of friend and teammate Jerry Brown Jr. Wednesday afternoon. Brent, 25, sat alone while waiting to hear the verdict. Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins was present as the former nose tackle was taken into custody in the courtroom. He […]The post Josh Brent was found...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jury finds Josh Brent guilty

A Dallas County jury has found former Cowboys player Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter. The former Dallas Cowboys player was accused of drunkenly crashing his car during a night out and killing his passenger, Jerry Brown, who was a close friend and teammate. The jurors will return Thursday for the punishment phase, where Brent faces up to 20 years in prison. FOX4...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys DL Josh Brent Convicted Of Manslaughter

According to numerous reports on Wednesday, former Cowboys DL Josh Brent has been convicted of intoxication manslaughter. Jennifer Emily reports that Brent, 25, faces up to 20 years in prison. He will be eligible for probation. Brent was driving home after a night of drinking with his friend and former teammate, Jerry Brown, when he wrecked his car in an accident that resulted...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jury to resume in crash trial for former Cowboy Brent

The jury deciding the intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent will deliberate for a second day. Jurors are expected to resume Wednesday after deliberating for about three-and-a-half hours a day earlier. Brent faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. Prosecutors accuse the former defensive tackle of drunkenly crashing his Mercedes in suburban...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Jury Deciding Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent’s Fate In Manslaughter Case

It’s been a little over a year since former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter following a car crash that killed his teammate Jerry Brown. Following today’s closing arguments, a jury of 12 is currently deliberating whether or not prosecutors were able to prove that the crash that killed Brown was the result of Brent...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboy Brent's intoxication manslaughter case heads to jury

Jurors on Tuesday began deliberating the intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent, who is accused of drunkenly crashing his car during a night out and killing his passenger, who was a close friend and teammate. The jury got the case after lawyers delivered their closing arguments to a packed courtroom. Among those watching were Stacey Jackson...
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January 21, 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...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Expert testimony limited in ex-Cowboy Brent's case

An expert for former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent's defense says the blood tests used to argue he was drunk were precise, but wrong. Janine Arvizu (ar-VEE'-zoo) testified Friday morning that the Dallas County crime lab did not properly process Josh Brent's blood tests after a December 2012 wreck that left a practice squad linebacker dead. Police say Brent...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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