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Grieving Cowboys beat Bengals day after player death

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The Dallas Cowboys, grieving the death of reserve Jerry Brown in a car crash with teammate Josh Brent at the wheel, persevered to beat Cincinnati 20-19 and keep their NFL playoff hopes alive. 

Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo looks to pass the ball during their game against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 9. The Cowboys, grieving the death of reserve Jerry Brown in a car crash with teammate Josh Brent at the wheel, persevered to beat Cincinnati 20-19.

Brent, who had moved into a starting role at nose tackle with Jay Ratliff nursing an injury, was arrested and charged with drink driving manslaughter in the Dallas suburb of Irving on Saturday in the wake of the one-car crash that cost Brown his life.

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