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Brent Absent From Workouts

NT Josh Brent did not attend the first day of the offseason workout program on Monday

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    On Monday, a good many of folks who write and/or talk about the Cowboys for a living wondered aloud whether nose tackle Josh Brent would attend the team’s voluntary offseason training program.

    According to Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas, the answer is no, he won’t, at least if the first day of the program was any indicator. Brent was absent from Valley Ranch on Monday, perhaps having decided to wait for the legal process to play out before turning his attention to football.

    Brent, of course, is facing intoxication manslaughter charges stemming from the December single-car accident that claimed the life of practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown, but he hasn’t been suspended by the team or the league--meaning that there would be nothing (technically) standing in his way if he wanted to join his teammates.

    Free on $100,000 bond and wearing an ankle monitor, Brent’s court date is currently set for September 23.

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