Former Patriots CB Brandon Browner sentenced to 8 years in prison

Lynette Rowe
December 5, 2018

According to TMZ, Browner was sentenced to eight years in jail after he pleaded no contest to attempted murder.

Once known as an integral member of the Seattle Seahawks" vaunted "Legion of Boom' defense, Browner was accused of breaking into his former girlfriend's apartment in La Verne, California on July 8 and attacking her as her two children where in the residence.

Browner was reported to have had a previous relationship with the alleged victim and had an earlier domestic violence charge involving the victim and had a restraining order prohibiting contact with the alleged victim.

Brandon Browner finds himself in even deeper, murkier waters after an attempted murder charge was tacked onto his other charges stemming from his July 8 arrest.

Police say he left, but not before he took a Rolex watch valued at about $20,000. The 34-year-old also pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to a child. In exchange, the remaining charges (robbery, burglary and false imprisonment) were dropped, according to TMZ.

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Brandon Browner, who played with the Seahawks, Patriots and Saints, reportedly was sentenced to eight years in prison.

Browner played five seasons in the National Football League, spending time with the Seahawks, where he was a member of the original Legion of Boom, Patriots and Saints.

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

He was named to the Pro Bowl in 2011.

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