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The Debacle of Ryan Leaf: When Perception Meets Reality

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The ‘Online Slang Dictionary’ has an appropriate if not logical definition for...
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Ryan Leaf Sees Own Struggles In Johnny Manziel: ‘It’s Like A Mirror’

Johnny Manziel clearly needs help, and if there’s anyone who can relate to the Cleveland Browns quarterback’s struggles, it’s Ryan Leaf. The former second overall pick in the 1998 NFL draft behind Peyton Manning, Leaf had his career with the San Diego Chargers derailed by poor play and even poorer judgment that led to frequent confrontations with teammates and fans. He also...
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Ryan Leaf discusses his latest comeback in life, Johnny Manziel

There was a time when the biggest debate in football was whether Ryan Leaf or Peyton Manning would have the more successful NFL career. As Manning now prepares to play in his third Super Bowl and win his second Super Bowl championship to ride off into the NFL retirement sunset on a high horse, Leaf is also making the rounds this week to tell a much different story. “My life...
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Ryan Leaf on Johnny Manziel: ‘Feels like I’m holding up a mirror’

Johnny Manziel’s struggles remind Ryan Leaf of his own. On Friday’s edition of the Dan Patrick Show, Leaf, one of the most famous draft busts of all time, made an appearance and was asked about Manziel’s struggles and what he saw. “It feels like I’m holding up a mirror,” Leaf told Patrick. “When I hear some stories come out, I say, ‘Oh my God, I did that.’ I...
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Ryan Leaf on Johnny Manziel: ‘It’s like holding up a mirror’

Is Johnny Manziel another Ryan Leaf? Leaf sure seems to think so. Appearing on the "The Dan Patrick Show" Friday morning, Leaf compared what he’s seeing from Manziel to his own story: "It feels like I'm holding up a mirror. When I hear stories, I say, oh my God, I did that." - @RyanDLeaf on Johnny Manziel — Andrew Perloff (@andrewperloff) February 5, 2016 "It got bad...
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What if the Colts drafted Ryan Leaf?

It was the greatest question in draft history: take the sure thing in Tennessee’s Peyton Manning, or the unfathomable physical talent in Washington State’s Ryan Leaf? The Colts, picking first, decided not to take any chances and nabbed Manning. I don’t think they have any regrets. The Chargers, meanwhile, desperate to secure either one of the quarterbacks, traded a king...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Leaf released from prison, looks shockingly different

Hide yo wife, hide yo kids! Ryan Leaf has made parole! Leaf was released from a Great Falls, Montana, prison on Thursday and is out on parole after serving time for breaking into two homes and stealing prescription drugs in 2012. Leaf was initially doing his time in a drug treatment facility, but he was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Leaf Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Violating Terms Of Probation

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation. A Texas prosecutor says the former San Diego Chargers quarterback and Washington State standout won’t have to serve any time behind bars in Texas because of time he’s served in Montana. Leaf violated his Texas probation when he ran afoul with the law in...
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Leaf given five-year jail sentence but won't serve time

Ryan Leaf has reportedly been sentenced to five years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. Ryan Leaf sentenced to 5 years in prison for violating probation — ESPNDallas (@ESPNDallas) September 9, 2014 Widely regarded as arguably the biggest draft bust in NFL history, the former No. 2 overall pick from the 1998 NFL Draft violated his Texas...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Ryan Leaf sabotage the 1998 NFL Draft?

January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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