Bengals to hold moment of silence for Cowboys player

  • By Kareem Copeland
  • Around the League Writer
  • Updated: Dec. 9, 2012 at 08:40 a.m.

The Cincinnati Bengals will hold a moment of silence before Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys in honor of Cowboys linebacker Jerry Brown Jr.,'s Ian Rapoport reported. Bengals officials will discuss the wording with the Cowboys.

Brown was killed in an auto accident Saturday morning when teammate Josh Brent hit a curb and flipped the vehicle. Brent was arrested on a charge of intoxication manslaughter.

Former Illinois coach Ron Zook told Rapoport, "We felt like Josh Brent had finally grown up."