Ex-Patriot Brandon Browner Reportedly Gets Eight Years In Attempted Murder Case

Heather Diaz
December 5, 2018

Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her Southern California home.

He pleaded no contest to felony attempted murder and two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to a child. Browner is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home where he chased her and allegedly attempted to smother her in a carpet. He also pleaded no contest to two counts of willful child endangerment. In exchange, the remaining charges (robbery, burglary and false imprisonment) were dropped.

Browner was arrested within hours of the incident in La Verne, which is about 30 miles east of Los Angeles.

According to TMZ, a judge sentenced Browner to eight years in a state prison.

Former Patriots CB Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in prison (Report)
Former Patriot, Seahawk Brandon Browner Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Attempted Murder

He has been in custody since his arrest in July, and received credit for 300 days for good behavior, TMZ reported. Browner reportedly then fled the residence with the woman's $20,000 Rolex watch.

Browner, 34, won Super Bowl XLIX with the Patriots, engaging with receiver Jermaine Kearse to help set a lane for Malcolm Butler to make the game-saving interception at the goal line. The following year he won a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots against his former team.

Browner was an original member of the Seahawks' Legion of Boom secondary, spending three seasons with the Seahawks from 2011-13.

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