What If The Colts Had Drafted Ryan Leaf……..

June 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

“And with the first pick, in the 1998 NFL draft, the Indianapolis Colts select..... Ryan Leaf, quarterback, Washington State University.”
If only NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue had uttered those word back in the Spring of 1998, then maybe the Chargers would be the team with a Super Bowl title and a multi- MVP quarterback in Peyton Manning and the Colts would be shaking their head.
So, in case you forgot about what was going on in 1997, let us call Marty McFly, hop in our Delorian, and gun it to 88 and see where both teams were back then.
The Chargers were not that far removed from a trip to the Super Bowl in the 1994 season. The Colts had made an impressive playoff run a year later, coming up a hail mary short to the Steelers in the AFC title game. But after that, it was nothing but longing for the days of Johnny U and Dan Fouts.
The Colts only won three games in 1997 with a plethora of name droppers at QB...

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