Josh Brent Activated by Cowboys: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

November 11, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys activated Josh Brent to their 53-man roster Tuesday after the defensive tackle became eligible under the terms of his NFL suspension.   
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said Brent will need to work his way into football shape before actually playing, per ESPN's Tim MacMahon:
The Cowboys later confirmed the roster move on their Twitter account:
Brent, 26, was suspended for the first 10 games of the Cowboys' 2014 season after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter. That was the charge he faced from the 2012 accident that resulted in the death of teammate Jerry Brown. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail and was released after serving his term in June.
Despite initially retiring from football, Brent has since returned to the Cowboys and has been seen at team facilities. The NFL allowed Brent to begin working out at team facilities after Dallas' Week 4 win over the New Orleans Saints, two weeks earlier than his initial...

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