It’s been 18 years since the San Diego Chargers picked QB Ryan Leaf 2nd in the draft to Peyton Manning who’s playing in the Super Bowl this weekend. Leaf is long removed from his playing days where he never lived up to the hype, much like what Johnny Manziel is doing right now. Ryan Leaf, […]
Ryan Leaf hears the stories about Johnny Manziel and he can relate. He's been there, a big-time college quarterback drafted in the first round but unable to get it together on and off the field. "It feels like I'm holding up a mirror," Leaf said Friday of Manziel on "The Dan Patrick Show." "When...
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf told the Dan Patrick Show Friday that when he reads stories about Johnny Manziel, “I feel like I’m holding up a mirror. That’s how I behaved.” Leaf said he didn’t develop substance abuse issues until his brief NFL career was over, but the No. 2 pick in the 1998 NFL…
Ryan Leaf on Johnny Manziel: It's like a mirror
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf stated Friday that he's seeing a lot of troubling parallels between his fall from grace and the current issues with Cleveland Browns star Johnny Manziel. Andrew Perloff of Sports Illustrated passed along comments Leaf made during an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show. Show More Summary
Leaf has known what it is like to hit rock bottom.
Week 11 of the National Football League provided drama (New England Patriots walking off against the New York Giants), some surprise (Peyton Manning playing like Ryan Leaf) and some comedy (refs botching a call that gave the Jacksonville...Show More Summary
Dubbed Ryan Leaf Jr. of the 3rd round, Ryan Mallett was released from the Houston Texans after 1st missing an entire practice due to not hearing his alarm clock. Then, missing a flight before citing traffic as the reason. Mallett was ultimately released and got an hilarious Wikipedia edit: Someone already edited Ryan Mallett's Wiki… […]
Of the many conservative Republicans who are getting their equal share of the public spotlight, Wisconsin’s incumbent congressman Paul Ryan was getting very little, that is until House majority leader Kevin McCarthy stepped away from his nomination for speaker of the U.S. Show More Summary
Kaley Cuoco is already turning over a new leaf since announcing her divorce from husband Ryan Sweeting. She’s keeping herself busy by spending time with loved ones and focusing on her favorite activities. Rumors swirled for months that Kaley Cuoco, 29, and Ryan Sweeting, 28, were on the brink of divorce. Show More Summary
The JaMarcus Russell/Ryan Leaf/fill-in-the-blank quarterback-bust jokes about Jameis Winston were a little premature. Did anything that surprised us in Week 1 repeat itself in Week 2? One of the many things we thought we knew after one week was that Winston was overwhelmed in the NFL. Show More Summary
Titans may rue a loss to Johnny Manziel like one to Ryan Leaf
Ryan Hollweg was never much of a star in the NHL, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a penalty-receivin’ fan favorite for the three teams he did play with (Rangers, Leafs, Coyotes). He was able to win over his fans because he did crazy stuff like he did the other night in the Czech league […]
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The 2015 NFL draft class will be remembered, and judged, on the careers of Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Already, folks want to compare this class to the Peyton Manning vs. Ryan Leaf group—or Andrew Luck vs. Robert Griffin III—but...Show More Summary
The last two times the Colts selected No. 1 overall, they had a choice between two top quarterbacks. In 1998, Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf were the top two prospects, while in 2012, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III had separated themselves from the passing pack. The Colts, of course, chose wisely in both cases.…
Ending up on this list is the worst case scenario for any player who enters the NFL Draft. No one wants to be the next Ryan Leaf. But while a few of the biggest NFL Draft busts ever have fallen on hard times, many are actually thriving in second careers. Show More Summary
It seems Kanye West has turned over a new leaf that's just as verbose and head-scratching as his original leaf The rapper sat down with Ryan Seacrest Wednesday and discussed everything from recording music with his former arch-nemesis...Show More Summary
A Toronto Maple Leafs fan named Steven Ryan has created a Maple Leafs parody song called “Do Something,” based on the song “Say Something” by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera. However, before showing it to you, I need to provide you with some context. In case you haven’t noticed, the Toronto Maple Leafs […]
The NFL's image has taken a beating in recent years with the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, ongoing questions about player head injuries, its stance toward domestic violence and, of course, "Deflategate."