(Sports Network) - Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff was reportedly
arrested and charged with DWI early Tuesday morning in Grapevine, Texas.
According to a Dallas Morning News report, Ratliff failed a field sobriety
test after crashing his pickup truck into an 18-wheeler. Luckily, no one was
injured in the accident.
Ratliff's arrest comes just weeks after former teammate Josh Brent was
indicted on a second-degree felony charge of intoxication manslaughter in the
death of 25-year-old Jerry Brown Jr., a Cowboys practice squad player.
According to the report, Ratliff was arrested after crashing his 2011 Ford
F150 pickup truck into a tractor trailer. Ratliff's truck then bounced into a
highway barrier before coming to a rest.
After being brought to a Grapevine jail, Ratliff reportedly refused to submit
to a breathalyzer test. Police then got a warrant to draw his blood,
but his blood alcohol level was unavailable as police awaited toxicology
He was released after posting $500 bond Tuesday morning.
The four-time Pro Bowler missed 10 games this season for the Cowboys due to
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