Dec 2, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent (92) on the sidelines against the Philadelphia Eagles at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Josh Brent to meet with Roger Goodell on Thursday about reinstament

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The future of Josh Brent in the NFL rests on the shoulders of commissioner Roger Goodell, as the league will be meeting with the former Dallas Cowboys lineman this week to discuss his possible reinstatement into the league following his being kicked out a year ago for an incident resulting in the death of a teammate.

Brent was arrested for drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter back in 2012 when he wrecked the car he was driving with teammate Jerry Brown. It was revealed that Brent was under the influence when the accident occurred and Brown was killed as a result.

It’s been a rough and tragic road for Brent but it’s one that may see him get his life at least partially back together as a better man and that could allow him to return to the NFL. According to Clarence Hill from the Star Telegram, the NFL will meet with Brent on Thursday.

There’s no guarantee that Brent will be allowed back into the league by Goodell but if he is, then the Cowboys have stated that there’s a roster spot waiting for him as they plan on helping him get his life back together after the hard lessons he’s learned over the past few years.

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