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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:02:52 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent, who has been suspended for the first 10 games of the season, will be allowed to work out and attend meetings at the team's facility this week after he and the NFL reached an agreement, according to sources. He is eligible to practice with the team in Week 9 and is allowed to travel with the team for their game in London.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:39:28 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent will appeal his 10-game suspension, according to his agent.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:09:24 -0700
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent is suspended for the first 10 games of the season, but is eligible to visit the team facility after Week 6. He will be able to practice by Week 9.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:07:33 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent has been conditionally reinstated and is eligible to return by Week 11, according to a source.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:48:24 -0700
Former Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent is expected to face punishment from the league when he is reinstated, according to sources. "He's not just going to walk back onto the field," a source said.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:13:03 -0700
Former Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent's meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell Thursday, Aug. 7, went well, according to a source. Brent met with Goodell to determine if he'll be suspended after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter. Brent was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years probation. The league has not announced if Brent will be suspended.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:18:18 -0700
Former Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Thursday, Aug. 6, according to owner Jerry Jones. Jones also said the team would make a roster spot for Brent if he is reinstated.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:16:16 -0700
Former Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent has a support system in place if he opts to apply for reinstatement into the NFL. Fellow former Cowboys WR Michael Irvin and OG Nate Newton have reached out to Brent to offer their guidance.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:51:49 -0700
While the Dallas Cowboys have not ruled out the possibility of re-signing DT Joshua Brent, there is nothing new on that front, according to a league source.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:08:03 -0700
Retired DT Joshua Brent has been ordered to spend 45 days in a rehab facility after he was released from jail Sunday, June 15. Brent may try a comeback after he gets out of the rehab facility.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:00:14 -0700
Former Dallas Cowboys DE Joshua Brent was released from jail Sunday, July 15, following his conviction for a drunken car crash that resulted in the death of teammate Jerry Brown. It is uncertain if he will be required to report to a rehab facility to complete a six-month sentence that was scheduled to end in July.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:41:56 -0700
Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team would be interested if retired DT Joshua Brent wants to continue his playing career after the end of his jail sentence. Brent would have to file for reinstatement with the NFL before he can play again, but he could also face punishment from the NFL because of his off-field problems.
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:56:14 -0800
Updating a previous report, retired DL Joshua Brent (Cowboys) was sentenced to 180 days in jail after being found guilty of intoxicated manslaughter.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:28:56 -0800
Retired DL Joshua Brent (Cowboys) was found guilty of intoxicated manslaughter Thursday, Jan. 22. Brent faces up to 20 years in prison.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:18:14 -0700
Updating a previous report, if DT Joshua Brent should decide to come out of retirement, the Dallas Cowboys would retain his rights.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:47:21 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent is retiring to focus on off-the-field issues.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:12:26 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent is expected to have his status determined before the team heads to training camp on Friday, July 19. Brent is currently eligible to practice with the team, but the team is preparing as if Brent will not be available to practice or play in 2013.
Sun, 07 Jul 2013 20:43:21 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent was released from jail Sunday, July 7, 11 days after he returned to Dallas County's custody due to violating terms of his pretrial release by allegedly testing positive for marijuana twice.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:30:11 -0700
The Dallas County district attorney said Tuesday, July 2, that he is not surprised Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent failed two drug tests while out on bond facing an intoxication manslaughter charge, and he said last week in a radio interview that he wants Brent jailed for the crash.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 09:16:40 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have not released DT Joshua Brent after he failed a second drug test and was sent back to jail. A Dallas County judge held Brent's bond "insufficient." Brent has tested positive for marijuana twice.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:22:48 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent has been arrested after apparently testing positive for marijuana last week, which is a violation of his $100,000 bond in connection to his intoxication manslaughter charge.
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:43:25 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent has tested positive for marijuana, which could result in his bond being revoked for an intoxication manslaughter charge.
Fri, 24 May 2013 10:16:41 -0700
A judge ordered Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent for more alcohol monitoring as he awaits trial on intoxicated manslaughter charges. Prosecutors are saying he violated the terms of his release by setting off an alcohol monitoring device and failing to download data from it as required. They are saying he has 22 violations of the terms of his released in six months. A judge said he will not raise Brent's bond, but ordered extra monitoring.
Thu, 23 May 2013 15:46:35 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent will have a court hearing Friday, May 24, to determine if he violated the conditions of his bail. Brent's alcohol monitoring device detected alcohol, and the district attorney's office is seeking to have Brent's bond revoked because he didn't meet the conditions of his release. Brent's representatives are claiming he didn't use any alcoholic beverages, and they think he may have gotten alcohol into his system from using mouthwash or eating a certain kind of food.
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:42:25 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent was not present for the team's offseason workout Monday, April 15. It is believed Brent will try to work out his legal issues before taking part in workouts.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:15:43 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent is not expected to play next season because he is facing intoxication manslaughter charges. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to rule on Brent's possible suspension in the near future.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 06:32:14 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent, who is facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter in the death of a teammate, was driving somewhere between 110 and 134 miles per hour before he crashed, according to police documents. Police have said Brent's blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit. Brent could go on trial this summer.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:39:42 -0800
Dallas Cowboys officials met with Mothers Against Drunk Driving representatives earlier this month after two players were involved in recent alcohol-related incidents that occurred in a span of 45 days. NT Joshua Brent flipped his car in an accident Dec. 8 which killed teammate LB Jerry Brown, and seven weeks later, Pro Bowl DL Jay Ratliff was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. "At the end of the day we're all accountable for our actions," owner and general manager Jerry Jones said. "We certainly have to get better as an organization."
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:03:58 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn't close the door on DT Joshua Brent's return to the team following his arrest for intoxication manslaughter that killed LB Jerry Brown, but it is unlikely that the Cowboys bring him back next season.
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 09:22:30 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent had a blood-alcohol content level more than twice the legal limit after the crash that killed teammate LB Jerry Brown. Brent's BAC was measured at 0.189, well above the Texas legal limit of 0.08.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 04:07:26 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent will not be permitted to be on the team's sideline for the remainder of the season, according to team and league sources. Brent is on the non-football injury list after being charged with intoxication manslaughter two weeks ago in the car crash that killed teammate LB Jerry Brown. The Cowboys and officials in the NFL's offices were unaware that Brent would be on the sideline in Week 15. Both the team and the league agree that it was not appropriate, sources said.
Tue, 18 Dec 2012 07:15:07 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent will not be permitted to be on the sidelines for a game the remainder of the season. The team and league office were unaware that Brent would be on the sideline in Week 15. Both the team and the league are in complete agreement that it was not appropriate.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 07:39:30 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones defended the team's decision to have DT Joshua Brent, who faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter after a drunk driving accident that killed former teammate LB Jerry Brown, on the sideline during Week 15. "Our team and our players wanted him today on the sideline," Jones said. "Jerry's mother (Stacey Jackson) asked us directly as a group. She said, 'Support him. Help him. He needs your help. Jerry wants that. I want that.' His teammates asked him to come and be down there with them."
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 05:13:50 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent reportedly had a blood alcohol level of 0.18, more than twice the legal limit at the time of his one-car accident that killed teammate LB Jerry Brown. Investigators could present evidence as early as Thursday, Dec. 13, to the Dallas County district attorney's office.
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 04:10:49 -0800
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he is likely to meet with Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent soon after his arrest for an intoxication manslaughter charge as a result of a car crash that led to the death of a teammate. "Because he's not active and will not be involved with the club I think we'll allow the legal process to move forward and gain a little more clarity on that front," Goodell said.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012 06:30:47 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent was placed on the non-football injury list.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 08:54:59 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have declared WR Anthony Armstrong, SS Charlie Peprah, OT Darrion Weems, OG David Arkin, DL Jay Ratliff, DL Joshua Brent, LB Kyle Wilber inactive for Week 14.
Sat, 08 Dec 2012 11:54:34 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DL Joshua Brent has been arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:20:46 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DL Joshua Brent (pinkie) suffered a finger injury in the Week 11 game against the Cleveland Browns, and left the locker room after the game with a splint on his pinkie finger.
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 11:29:50 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent has been fined $7,875 for an unnecessary roughness penalty he received in Week 2.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 08:28:04 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent figures to be the base-defense nose tackle in Week 1 if DT Jay Ratliff (ankle) is unable to play.
Sun, 26 Aug 2012 08:16:05 -0700
Dallas Cowboys DT Joshua Brent and DE Marcus Spears could see playing time at nose tackle early in the season if DT Jay Ratliff (ankle) misses games with his high ankle sprain.
Mon, 07 May 2012 09:40:10 -0700
Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach Brian Baker revealed the team has no plans on moving DL Jay Ratliff from nose tackle to end. Baker said to keep Ratliff fresh, taking him off the field on some first and second downs might work because the team has confidence in the abilities of DL Joshua Brent and DL Sean Lissemore to play some nose tackle. "He will take all the third downs unless somebody proves they're a better pass rusher inside," Baker said. "Until that happens, if he's getting a little worn (down) we'll save him for third down."
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 08:06:45 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DL Joshua Brent (knee) had knee surgery following the season.
Fri, 30 Dec 2011 13:32:18 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WRs Andre Holmes (hamstring) and Kevin Ogletree (knee), DT Joshua Brent (knee), LB Sean Lee (illness, wrist) and SS Danny McCray (ankle) are listed as questionable for Week 17. McCray did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 30, while the other players were limited during practice.
Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:47:08 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DL Joshua Brent (knee), WR Andre Holmes (hamstring), CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder), WR Kevin Ogletree (knee), DL Jay Ratliff (ribs) and LB DeMarcus Ware (neck) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 13:28:03 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DL Joshua Brent (knee), WR Andre Holmes (hamstring), CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder) and WR Kevin Ogletree (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Sat, 24 Dec 2011 12:12:21 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have declared WR Andre Holmes, SS Danny McCray, OG David Arkin, OG Derrick Dockery, DL Joshua Brent, WR Kevin Ogletree, FB Shaun Chapas inactive for Week 16.
Fri, 23 Dec 2011 12:25:13 -0800
Dallas Cowboys DL Joshua Brent (knee) and WR Andre Holmes (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Dec. 23, and are ruled out for Week 16.
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:15:47 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Andre Holmes (hamstring) and Kevin Ogletree (knee), DT Joshua Brent (knee) and SS Danny McCray (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 22.