Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/19/12

Ryan Leaf, the troubled former NFL quarterback, will be sentenced on Tuesday in Great Falls, Mont., after pleaded guilty last month to breaking into a house and illegally possessing painkillers.

The plea agreement calls for Leaf to be sentenced to nine months in a secure drug treatment facility, followed by time in a pre-release center as part of a five-year term with the Montana Department of Corrections for the burglary charge.

District Judge Kenneth Neill is not bound by the plea agreement, but has said that Leaf needs treatment.

In addition, a Texas prosecutor is seeking to revoke Leaf's 10-year probationary sentence from a 2010 plea agreement for stealing prescription pain medicine.

The 36-year-year-old Leaf was the second pick of the 1998 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers, but lasted for only parts of five seasons in the NFL, also playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks.

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