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Report: Brent's Meeting with Goodell "Went Well"

Josh Brent met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday

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    Former Cowboys defensive tackle took another step toward returning to the NFL on Thursday when he met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and according to Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN Dallas, that meeting went well.

    The purpose of the meeting was to determine whether the league would hand down a suspension to Brent for the 2012 single-car crash that killed his teammate and best friend Jerry Brown, Jr., or allow him reinstatement based on the punishment--180 days in jail and a rehab facility--he received from the court.

    Whenever Brent does come back--assuming he will be coming back, at some point--Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said the team will have a roster spot for him, and head coach Jason Garrett echoed that support.

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