Josh Brent surprised Cowboys' brass

Updated: December 17, 2012, 9:05 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins and Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys officials were surprised to see nose tackle Josh Brent at Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Brent is on the reserved non-football injury list as a result of being charged with intoxication manslaughter two weeks ago.

Several of Brent's teammates urged him to attend the Steelers game and coach Jason Garrett, who spoke to the player the day before the game, didn't even know about it until pregame warmups.

"I actually ...

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