Ex-Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has been released from jail, finishing his six-month sentence

Ex-Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has been released from jail, finishing his six-month sentence early. Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter for the car crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown in December 2012. The 26-year-old retired from the NFL last July. [AP] »6/15/14 4:15pm6/15/14 4:15pm


Josh Brent Won't Be Allowed On The Cowboys' Sideline For The Rest Of The Season

Josh Brent is facing charges of intoxication manslaughter from the Dec. 8 car crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown. But on Sunday, there he was, standing on the sideline for the Cowboys' game against the Steelers. Brent's teammates wanted him there, and they had been encouraged by Brown's mother. But Jason Garrett,… »12/18/12 2:20pm12/18/12 2:20pm

Cowboys Brass Had No Idea Josh Brent Would Be On The Sidelines

Josh Brent was drunk when he flipped his car, killing teammate and friend Jerry Brown. So it created a little mental dissonance to see him on the sidelines at Cowboys Stadium just a week later, cheering on Dallas during their win over Pittsburgh. Now it comes out that owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett… »12/17/12 5:50pm12/17/12 5:50pm

Josh Brent's Blood Alcohol Content Was More Than Twice The Legal Limit When He Flipped His Car

Irving police arrested Cowboys DT Josh Brent for "intoxication manslaughter," so we knew that he was under the influence when he flipped his car in the crash that ultimately led to Jerry Brown's death. Now, the Dallas Morning News reports that Brent's BAC was .18, more than twice the legal limit, roughly the… »12/13/12 1:45pm12/13/12 1:45pm

Josh Brent Had To Be Begged To Pull Jerry Brown From Burning Car, Witness Says

Yesterday, the Dallas Morning News posted a video in which Stacee McWilliams, a Dallas resident who happened upon the aftermath of the car wreck that was caused by Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent and killed linebacker Jerry Brown, describes how she had to urge Brent to pull his friend and teammate out of the… »12/11/12 12:09pm12/11/12 12:09pm

Why Don't Players Use The League-, Team-, Or Union-Provided Driving Services After A Night Out Drinking?

Just about six months ago, the NFL had a particularly rough week with players being charged with driving while intoxicated. Lions DT Nick Fairley, Jacksonville wide receiver Justin Blackmon and Vikings fullback Jerome Felton were all charged with varying degrees of driving while intoxicated in the span of six days.… »12/09/12 7:15pm12/09/12 7:15pm

“You Realize A Lot Of Things [While In Jail]”: Josh Brent Before The Manslaughter Charge

Until today, when he was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter for an overnight accident that killed his friend and longtime teammate Jerry Brown, all outward appearances in the press were that Josh Brent was maturing into a solid NFL pro. That after jeopardizing his career with a misdemeanor DUI charge… »12/08/12 6:15pm12/08/12 6:15pm

Cowboys DT Josh Brent Arrested On Charges Of Intoxication Manslaughter, Victim Reported To Be Member Of Cowboys' Practice Squad [Updating]

Many are reporting that the Cowboys' Josh Brent has been arrested today for intoxication manslaughter, and that the victim of the crash was Jerry Brown Jr., a Cowboys practice squad player. Brent is a nose tackle with three years of experience (profile here); Brown Jr. was a 23 25-year-old linebacker. »12/08/12 3:06pm12/08/12 3:06pm