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Brent Back in Court Tuesday



    Josh Brent's attorney says he supports his client's decision to attend Sunday's Cowboys game. (Published Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012)

    A Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman charged with intoxication manslaughter will be in a Dallas County courtroom Tuesday for a short hearing that could change the conditions of his bond.

    Josh Brent, who is accused of killing his dear friend and teammate Jerry Brown Jr. in a single-car crash, is out of jail on a $500,000 bond.

    The Dallas County District Attorney's Office will ask the judge to require Brent to wear an alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet as part of his bond conditions.

    Brent's attorney, George Milner, said he supports the idea.

    Milner was among many who were surprised to see Brent smiling on the sidelines during the Cowboys' game against the Steelers on Sunday.

    "I had no idea he was going to be there until I saw him on TV when I was watching the game," he said.

    Milner said his client is following the wishes of Brown's mother, Stacey Jackson.

    "Ms. Jackson has said on numerous occasions that when she sees Josh on the field, it's the same thing as seeing Jerry on the field in her mind," Milner said.

    Brent left the game in the third quarter when he realized he was becoming a distraction.

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving took to social media, calling his presence at the game disheartening and disappointing. CBS sports analyst and former NFl player Boomer Esiason, called it disgraceful.

    Milner said it is up to the Cowboys organization if Brent is allowed on the sidelines at future games.