Brandon Browner sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted murder

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Former NFL player Brandon Browner has been sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted murder.

Browner was arrested in Los Angeles in July and accused of breaking into the home of a woman that he previously had a relationship with, forcing her back into the residence when she tried to flee and stealing a Rolex watch from her. The woman had a restraining order against Browner, and her two children were present at the time of the incident.

Today Browner entered a no contest plea to one count of attempted murder and two counts of child endangerment, TMZ reports. He was sentenced to eight years. He has been incarcerated since the July arrest.

Browner was a Pro Bowler in 2011 and a two-time Super Bowl champion, winning one ring with the Seahawks and one with the Patriots. He also played a year in New Orleans.

50 responses to “Brandon Browner sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted murder

  1. He’s now part of the Legion of DoomED.

    I’m shocked. I must have missed the original story back in July.

  2. Good luck dude. Not!

    Also, I guess I’m behind. You provided Zero details of attempted murder in this article or the previous? Even TMZ isnt offering up much, which is wild in itself.

  3. kurdishpats1 says:

    December 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    TMZ ruining dudues.

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    Oh yeah because TMZ must have forced him to commit attempted murder, like they must have forced Kareem Hunt to push and kicked a woman on video.

  4. how she get a rolly?!

    attempted murder? kidnapping and child endangerment I get but how he catch the attempt?

  5. >>Wow that 2014 Patriots team had some real characters eh?<<

    Ok, besides Browner, who on that roster was a "real character"? I'll give you Alfonzo Dennard. I'll even give you Darrelle Revis after his mysterious street brawl in Pittsburgh several years after his time in New England. Chandler Jones showed up high on synthetic weed at the Foxborough PD late in the 2015 season. That is pretty much it. In fact there are numerous players on the Patriots team who have been recognized for their outstanding charity work (Solder, Mayo, Ninkovich, Ryan, Wilfork, etc). I know who you are trying to tie that team to, but he was released prior to the 2013 season. Why do research when you can just make stuff up.

  6. don’t give me that CTE excuse.. like it is not plausible that someone can never be involved in violence what so ever.. finish their football career and seemingly lose their mind… yeah sounds like an excuse to me.

  7. @kurdishpats1 I’m going to stand on my soapbox and say that it’s not TMZ it is the PLAYER. TMZ just reports on the nonsense. These guys are played more than they could ever imagine to play a child’s game, and for whatever reason they just cannot stay on the right paths. At the end of the day that is their fault. It is up to them to make better decisions and continue to monitor the company that they choose to keep.

  8. Don’t give me the “CTE excuse?”…I understand most of us truly are uninformed. But it’s very sad when you take a stance,from ridiculousness. Ues CTE, could very well be a cause for this behavior. What is the reason, you refuse to allow that reason, as a culprit for Browser’s behavior? I have my suspicions about that.

  9. pigskingal says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    @kurdishpats1 I’m going to stand on my soapbox and say that it’s not TMZ it is the PLAYER. TMZ just reports on the nonsense.

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    TMZ doesn’t “just report” on anything. They are in the business of exploiting for the sake of scanadlous attention. They want controversy, titillation, and the more skewed and outrageous the presentation, the better.

    Criticize the players all you like, but please never conflate TMZ with anything approaching legitimate journalism. They’re parasites that revel in destruction and irrationality.

  10. Pattern of behavior? When you are coached to be violent. Can the switch, be easily turned off? Easy to speak, from your point of view. But you need to look at it, from the violently trained athletes view.

  11. any domestic violence cases that are proven should carry an automatic lifetime ban from the NFL.
    he should have gotten life with no parole.

  12. nfliferfan22 says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:03 pm
    Keep it classy seattle.. above reproach right? who has it better.. bunch of fair weather hypocrites.. thats what i thought you trolls
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    what does this have to do with Seattle? He used to play for Seattle. Then later in life committed a crime so Seattle is not classy? I don’t follow your logic.

  13. kevpft TMZ is a trashy gossip rag I would never consider them as anything else. But to assert that they are ruining lives is an understatement you as a person are responsible for your actions. Nothing more nothing less.

  14. savethebs says:
    December 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm
    Wow that 2014 Patriots team had some real characters eh?

    Yeah, I’m sure that’s where he learned how to behave. Or maybe you can take the player out of Seattle but you can’t take the Seahawk out of the player.

    Oh and thanks for ruining that pick for Wilson in SB14,

    that’s the World Champion SB49 Patriots BTW.

  15. blackeyesaint says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:28 pm
    Pattern of behavior? When you are coached to be violent. Can the switch, be easily turned off? Easy to speak, from your point of view. But you need to look at it, from the violently trained athletes view.

    So how do you explain the hundreds of players that don’t abuse, commit felonies, run from cops etc etc?

    It’s culture, almost always. Men can separate work from home, children can’t.

  16. nfliferfan22 says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:03 pm
    Keep it classy seattle.. above reproach right? who has it better.. bunch of fair weather hypocrites.. thats what i thought you trolls
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    #1 He was long done as a Seahawk before this happened. #2 “Above Reproach” was a Jim Harbaugh quote trolling the Seahawks…do we really need to recount how many niners have been accused of crimes since then? Because it’s a lot.

  17. Rob Brzezinski is a Magician says:
    December 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm
    The Redskins put in a waiver claim for him this morning.

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    LOL!

    The Ravens and Cowboys were on lines 2 and 3.

  18. tylawspick6 says:
    December 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    Wow. What on earth are these guys thinking? And, don’t give me the CTE excuse.

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    “Don’t give me those scientific reasons.”

  19. nfliferfan22 says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:03 pm
    Keep it classy seattle.. above reproach right? who has it better.. bunch of fair weather hypocrites.. thats what i thought you trolls
    +++
    Nice job! Single out one franchise. Why not the Saints, or Patriots? Why no mention of the Broncos? How about the CFL?

    Oh yeah, wouldn’t fit your narrative.

  20. blackeyesaint says:

    Pattern of behavior? When you are coached to be violent. Can the switch, be easily turned off? Easy to speak, from your point of view. But you need to look at it, from the violently trained athletes view.

    I disagree. How do you reconcile that viewpoint with ex-military guys who have seen combat. I’ve known plenty of SEALs, Rangers and Special Forces guys and none of them did stuff like that–ever. In addition, the vast majority of NFL players, past and present, don’t engage in this type of behavior. No, it’s Browner’s behavior and lack of control that put him in the situation he’s in. Plain and simple.

  21. nfliferfan22 says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:03 pm
    Keep it classy seattle.. above reproach right? who has it better.. bunch of fair weather hypocrites.. thats what i thought you trolls
    +++
    It’s the Seahawks fault he did this? The rationality of some is just silly in these cases. Here’s one, NE employed a murderer. He collected checks from them after the murder. Where’s your angst for NE? How about Carolina?

  22. coronalt says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:14 pm
    >>Wow that 2014 Patriots team had some real characters eh?<<

    Ok, besides Browner, who on that roster was a "real character"? I'll give you Alfonzo Dennard. I'll even give you Darrelle Revis after his mysterious street brawl in Pittsburgh several years after his time in New England. Chandler Jones showed up high on synthetic weed at the Foxborough PD late in the 2015 season. That is pretty much it. In fact there are numerous players on the Patriots team who have been recognized for their outstanding charity work (Solder, Mayo, Ninkovich, Ryan, Wilfork, etc). I know who you are trying to tie that team to, but he was released prior to the 2013 season. Why do research when you can just make stuff up.
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    Aaron Hernandez?

  23. So how do you explain the hundreds of players that don’t abuse, commit felonies, run from cops etc etc?

    It’s culture, almost always. Men can separate work from home, children can’t.

    How do i explain this? I dont! What do understand is every individual is created differently.To think,differently. We’re not robots off an assembly line.

    Two people can be shot,by same gun. In the same location of their bodies, one survived and one doesn’t. Why?

  24. catquick says:
    December 4, 2018 at 5:21 pm
    Why do so many rush to CTE? Prison is full of guys who never played a down. Some guys just are evil.

    Nobody knows what the reason is. You can’t discount CTE, cant discount anything. Rush? I don’t get that, this is simply a discussion board.

  25. Rob4Rams says:
    December 4, 2018 at 5:43 pm
    Good ole Pete sure knows how to draft talent and criminals……..
    +++
    Seattle never drafted him. Kinda shoots down your theory.

  26. I heard Ray Caruth just got out. He probably already has a visit planned with the Patriots.

    Hernandez
    Stallworth
    Browner

    How many other killers am I missing New England?

  27. thebirdofprey says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:50 pm
    tylawspick6 says:
    December 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    Wow. What on earth are these guys thinking? And, don’t give me the CTE excuse.

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    “Don’t give me those scientific reasons

    Scientific? As in the fact that EVERY SINGLE STUDY that used a control group has found ZERO correlation between head injuries and CTE. Every person they have studied and found CTE in was already showing signs of CTE. Lol thats the opposite of scientific.

    Thats like finding people who all have throat cancer seeing that they all like Steak and saying Steak causes throat cancer. And then when some1 actually does a study of steak eaters who dont already have cancer symptoms vs nonsteak eaters and finding that neither group has a higher chance of cancer AND STILL SAYING STEAK CAUSES CANCER!

    Dont take paranoia and fear to mean something must be true. Thats how u get reefer madness and antivaxers.

  28. doubleogator says:
    December 4, 2018 at 4:20 pm
    Does anyone see a pattern with these NFL players that are getting into trouble with the law?
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    They broke laws?

  29. You can’t just excuse someone’s choices based on CTE. He knew enough to know right and wrong. CTE might have made the decision harder, but it was still him making a choice.

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