Former san diego charger qb ryan leaf how much money did he sign for when he was a rookie?
When Ryan Leaf was drafted by the San Diego Chargers as the #2 pick in the 1998 NFL draft, Leaf signed a 4-year, $31.25 million contract, which included a $11.25 million signing bonus. In the 1998 draft, many experts thought that the Indianapolis Colts would select Leaf as the #1 pick; however, the Colts went with Peyton Manning instead. The Chargers cut their losses and released Leaf after his third season. He was only able to secure 4 wins as a starter.
On April 2, 2012, Leaf was arrested in Montana for the second time in a week on drug related charges. He was already on probation in the state of Texas on 8 drug related charges. His current charges include two counts of misdemeanor theft, two counts of felony burglary and 3 counts of felony possession of a controlled substance.