Dallas Cowboy Jerry Brown Jr. Killed in Alleged Drunken Driving Crash

Police say Brown's teammate Josh Brent was driving drunk when he crashed his car.
2:03 | 12/10/12

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nfl game. The dallas cowboys taking the field with heavy hearts the day after player died in a horrific car crash caused by his teammate driving drunk. John schriffen has the story. Reporter: A silent josh brent walked out of jail. He's charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of his dallas cowboys teammate and roommate, jerry brown jr. He said my best friend died. You can't get tirgt than those two. flipped and kaugtd fire, killing brown. Brent admitted to drinking at a club that evening and smelled of alcohol. An emotion gnat cowboys team beat the cincinnati bengals. Teammates holing up brown's jersey after the game. Football is very different than life. We lost a 25-year-old young man who had his whole life in front of him. Reporter: His death is the second in the nfl in as many weeks. ON DECEMBER 1st, POLICE S Kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot hikilled his girlfriend, before turning the gun on himself. This video shows him talking to kansas city police officers. How we doing tonight, man? Reporter: Police say they found the 25-year-old asleep in the car. Because he wasn't driving and had no visible signs of alcohol with him, there was no reason to arrest him. I think sometimes they feel like they're invincible. Reporter: This morning, after two high-profile deaths, many are wondering if the nfl needs to do more. The nfl facing a real moment of crisis. The latest tempest turned up

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