The car he was a passenger in was driven by teammate Josh Brent, who survived. The Cowboys nose tackle was charged with intoxication manslaughter. Brent faces a January trial for the charge.
Brown's mother, Stacey Jackson, will narrate the emotional story of forgiveness and share her fight to carry on, in part, through the life of a baby granddaughter born a month after her son's passing.
The full segment will air at 4 p.m. ET on CBS on Thanksgiving.