Retired QB Ryan Leaf can still throw a football very high and far

When Ryan Leaf was drafted with the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft out of Washington State, the quarterback looked like a future star. Well, Leaf never did reach his ceiling and only played in the NFL for four seasons. Despite the short career that ended 15 years ago, Leaf can still rip it. The Dan Patrick Show does a terrific job of bringing in athletes and celebrities...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Addicted to football, marijuana helped Eugene Monroe quit

Okay, now that seems like a fantastic headline. Almost too surreal to believe. Maybe a skit for a late-night variety show. But when we look further into Eugene Monroe’s decision to step away from the game of football in the prime of his career, it seems to make a bit more sense. Monroe, a former offensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens, announced his...
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November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Leaf’s first tweet in three years was about Deflategate

How polarizing of an issue is Deflategate? Let’s just say a former NFL quarterback — one who recently was released from prison after serving two years — felt so strongly about it that he decided to send his first tweet in nearly three years. On Monday, Leaf criticized the NFL for reportedly obtaining a video...Read More
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

What if the Colts drafted Ryan Leaf?

By Sam Quinn 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...
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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 transferred to a regular prison after threatening a staff member. Leaf also...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL Quarterback Ryan Leaf Released From Montana Prison

Ryan Leaf is a free man. The second overall pick of the 1998 NFL draft was released from prison Wednesday after being sentenced in 2012 for breaking into a home to steal prescription painkillers. Leaf is currently under the supervision of probation and parole officers in Great Falls, Mont., according to Montana Department of Corrections spokeswoman Judy Beck. After enjoying...
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

Did Ryan Leaf sabotage the 1998 NFL Draft?

January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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