Ex-Seahawk Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in attempted murder case

Ex-Seahawk Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in attempted murder case

He would later be charged with four felonies, including attempted murder.

"The former Seattle Seahawks star - an original member of the famed Legion of Boom defense - was accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment in La Verne, CA on July 8 and allegedly chased her, dragged her and then smothered her in a carpet".

Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner was sentenced to eight years in prison following a plea of no contest to attempted murder, according to TMZ.

Brandon Browner, who played with the Seahawks, Patriots and Saints, reportedly was sentenced to eight years in prison. In exchange, the remaining charges (robbery, burglary and false imprisonment) were dropped.

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NBC Los Angeles noted Browner was caught after officers from the La Verne Police Department responded to a call at 10 am saying a man broke into a house via a locked window. Browner was previously arrested for domestic violence against the woman.

Browner also allegedly stole a $20,000 Rolex watch, then fled the residence. Police said the woman had obtained a restraining order against him. He was with the Seahawks during their Super Bowl win in February 2014 and was signed to Patriots later that year.

An undrafted free agent after playing at Oregon State, browner spent five seasons in the NFL after a stretch in the Canadian Football League with the Calgary Stampeders.

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