He is alleged to have broken into an ex-girlfriend's apartment where he dragged and "smothered her in a carpet" in front of her two children.
On Tuesday he was sentenced to eight years in prison for those charges, according to TMZ Sports.
Prosecutors say former CFL and National Football League 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. The site reported that in exchange for the pleas the robbery, burglary and false imprisonment charges were dropped.
Browner was immediately remanded into custody during the hearing and is back behind bars.
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According to reports, officers responded to a call at 10:07 a.m. on July 8 related to a man who broke into a home through a locked window. Her two children were present.
He has previously been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and the woman had a restraining order against him, authorities said at the time of his arrest. He then fled the residence while stealing a Rolex watch. He won a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots in 2014 against his former team, and spent the following year with the Saints.
Browner was an original member of the Seahawks' Legion of Boom secondary, spending three seasons with the Seahawks from 2011-13.
Brandon Browner won a Super Bowl with the Patriots four years ago.