Ex-NFL player Browner sentenced in attempted murder case

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According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Browner was accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment before chasing and dragging her and then attempting to smother her in a carpet.

Browner pleaded no contest to one count of attempted murder and two counts of willful child endangerment in exchange for other charges of robbery, burglary and false imprisonment being dropped. He initially was facing life in prison.

The 34-year-old Browner was arrested in on July 10 following incident involving his ex-girlfriend in La Verne, California.

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Reports at the time indicated that Browner "allegedly physically harmed and made threats to kill the victim inside the residence" and stole a $200,000 Rolex watch. Browner was sentenced then to one day in jail, three years of probation, 48 hours of community service and an order requesting him to stay away from the victims for three years.

Browner, who won Super Bowls with the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, was arrested in July. Her two children were reportedly present at the time of the alleged incident. The following year he won a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots against his former team.

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.