Hey, pro athletes: STOP DRIVING DRUNK! Seriously, what is it going to take to get you guys to stop getting loaded and then hopping behind the wheel of a car?

Less than two months ago, Dallas Cowboys backup nose tackle Josh Brent was charged with involuntary manslaughter following a night out on the town after he got into an accident that killed his passenger and teammate Jerry Brown . And, now comes the news that yet another Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff got popped for DWI early this morning after he was involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler. Police say his blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit when they tested him shortly after the accident.

The saddest part about all of this is that if Ratliff of all people can't stop himself from driving drunk, athletes may be doomed. The guy literally just saw one of his closest friends on the Cowboys go through hell because of an incident involving drunk driving. So, if he can't steer clear of drunk driving, is there any hope for other athletes?

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[via ESPN]