Josh Brent is invited to memorial, supported by Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys' Josh Brent leaves the field after Dallas Cowboys' Josh Brent leaves the field after the New York Giants defeated the Cowboys 31-14 in an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (Jan. 1, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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DALLAS -- The Dallas Cowboys are standing behind Josh Brent after the defensive tackle was accused of driving drunk and causing a wreck that killed practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown.

Brent was greeted warmly by coach Jason Garrett at the team's headquarters Monday, a day after he was released from jail on $500,000 bond on an intoxication manslaughter charge. The coach also said Brent was invited to a private memorial service set for Tuesday.

Garrett says the Cowboys are going to "support Josh 100 percent in every way that we can." A spokesman says the NFL has "no issue" with Brent being at the facility.

Police in the Dallas suburb of Irving say Brent was speeding Saturday when his vehicle struck a curb and flipped. Brown was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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