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Cowboys' Josh Brent, best known for causing death of teammate, retires

Cowboys' Josh Brent, best known for causing death of teammate, retires

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent, perhaps better known for his conviction for the death of a teammate in a drunk driving accident than his play on the field, is retiring from the NFL for the second time. The Cowboys put Brent on the reserved/retired list on Friday, according to the Associated Press. Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old teammate Josh Brown Jr. in 2012. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation.  As he prepared for his impending trial, Brent decided to retire for the first time before the start 2013 season. He attempted to make a comeback last season and was suspended for 10 games as part...

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