Former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will face some punishment from the league before he is reinstated, according Ed Werder of ESPN.
Back in January, Brent was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years probation after he was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter, stemming from the December 2012 crash that killed Brent’s best friend and teammate Jerry Brown, Jr. He served time in jail before moving on to a rehab facility. He was released in late July.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett have both said the team will welcome Brent back once he’s reinstated, but that could be awhile according to this latest report.
"He's not just going to walk back onto the field," a source told ESPN.
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