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Cowboys NT Josh Brent: “I will live with this horrific and tragic loss every day for the rest of my life.”
Peter Schaffer represents Josh Brent. Late Saturday evening, he issued this statement on behalf of his client: “I am devastated and filled with grief, filled with grief for the loss of my close friend and teammate, Jerry Brown,’’ Brent said. “I amUpvote Share Tweet
CINCINNATI - Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr wasn’t on the team plane for Sunday’s game with the Bengals. Carr was in Austin on Saturday attending the funeral of Kasandra Perkins, who was the victim in a murder-suicide the previous weekend involvingUpvote Share TweetO.J. Mayo scored 40 points, including 10 in the last three minutes, to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 116-109 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night in coach Kevin McHale's return to the Houston bench.Upvote Share Tweet
Jerry Brown’s fierce desire led to pro football careerBefore Jerry Brown Jr. played his first game at the University of Illinois in 2007, coach Ron Zook gushed about his redshirt freshman defensive lineman two seasons removed from high school stardom. “I’ve said this and probably shouldn’t, but he cUpvote Share Tweetdallasnews.com deadspin.com cowboysgab.com profootballtalk.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Dec 8, 2012Josh Brent #92 of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 7, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)Upvote Share TweetCINCINNATI - The Cowboys placed cornerback Orlando Scandrick on injured reserve Saturday. Scandrick, a fifth-year veteran, had fractured his left hand in Dallas’ 38-31 loss to Washington on Nov. 22. He hasn’t played since. According to statistics coUpvote Share TweetCINCINNATI - Cowboys outside linebacker Alex Albright said the team is trying to remain “focused” in wake of the car accident that killed practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown and led to the arrest of nose tackle Josh Brent on the charge of intoxicaUpvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 8, 2012The Bengals have activated center Kyle Cook off the injured reserve list, making him eligible to play on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys at Paul Brown Stadium.Upvote Share Tweet
League deploys counselors to assist CowboysLast week, much of the aftermath of the murder and suicide committed by Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher focused on whether the Chiefs should play the next day. This week, news of the death of Cowboys linebacker Jerry Brown due to the alleged drunk drivi…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys arrive at team hotel in Cincinnati and don’t greet fansCINCINNATI - The Cowboys arrived at their team hotel in downtown Cincinnati just minutes ago and - as usual - were met by several fans. This time, however, there were no smiles from players or no one signing autographs. Just before taking off on theUpvote Share Tweet
Lineup Twist to Watch: Will Cincinnati have to depend on new kicker?Josh Brown will be back at work Sunday. This time he will be wearing stripes. Brown, the ninth-year veteran, signed with Cincinnati on Thursday after kicker Mike Nugent injured his right calf. Last season, Brown converted 75 percent of his 28 field-goal…Upvote Share TweetThe long rumored deal that had the Texas Rangers sending veteran infielder Michael Young to the Philadelphia Phillies was finally completed on Saturday, according to a tweet from Bob Nightengale. Young, 36, had earned 10-and-5 rights as a player giving …Upvote Share TweetIt has been only a week, though it seems much longer that, since Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed the mother of his child and then himself. This Saturday, another tragedy unfolded for a different NFL team, under very different circumstances. Cowb…Upvote Share Tweet
Prior to tragic news breaking, Cowboys made roster moveIn a stark reminder that they Cowboys are still trying to do business in the face of a tragedy, they turned in a transaction this afternoon before word got out about the death of practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown in the accident nose tackle Josh Bre…Upvote Share TweetAfter preserving their playoff hopes with a victory over Philadelphia, the Cowboys head to Cincinnati to face a Bengals team on the rise. Powered by a balanced offense and fortified by a sturdy defense, Cincinnati has won four consecutive games. The Ben…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: “Incident” involving Cowboys could impact defensive lineupAs the Cowboys prepare for their latest “must” win game, they’re dealing with an unfolding “incident,” according to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan. Fisher’s Twitter timeline has several entries regarding the subject. The first points out thatUpvote Share TweetTerence Newman has seen Dez Bryant up close and now watches him from afar. The Bengals cornerback, who played in Dallas for nine seasons until being cut last March, admires what the young receiver has done. “He’s played pretty spectacularly the last cUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys Will Play SundayDec 8Bob Holtzman reports from Cincinnati, where the Cowboys plan to play the Bengals Sunday, following the death of teammate Jerry Brown.
Josh Brent Arrested On Charge Of Intoxication ManslaughterDec 8ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon reacts to Josh Brent's arrest on a charge of intoxication manslaughter stemming from the death of Jerry Brown.
Josh Brent Arrested After Fatal CrashDec 8Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after a one-vehicle accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown.
Sources: Michael Young Traded To PhilliesDec 8Jayson Stark discusses why Michael Young was traded to the Phillies and what it means for Josh Hamilton.