Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested last Friday and charged with being in possession of prescription Oxycodone pills that weren't his. Three days after posting a $76,000 bond, the Associated Press says he's been arrested again.
According to the report, the owners of a Great Falls, Montana home came home to find a "tall man with an athletic build" and shiny shoes waiting for them. The police report says the man stated he was in the wrong house and left.

The wrong house part is the most interesting part of this story for Autoblog readers, because police say they searched Ryan Leaf's truck and, whaddaya know, the fallen quarterback's GPS showed he had been in the driveway of that Great Falls house at the same time the owners claim. Leaf's navigation system data also suggests he pulled into between five and ten other driveways in the neighborhood. Whoops.

Leaf is charged with two felony counts of burglary, two felony counts of criminal possession of a dangerous drug, two misdemeanor counts of theft and a probation violation.

To be clear, Leaf remains innocent until proven guilty. Heck, maybe he was just following the real thief from house to house trying to do a favor for the police. Great Falls indeed.


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      BruceLeeisback
      • 2 Years Ago
      DIRT BAG LOSER!!!!
      dukeisduke
      • 2 Years Ago
      "Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback"? His time here in Dallas was very short and forgettable. He appeared in four games in 2001 with the Cowboys, and went 0-4. He spent three seasons in San Diego (1998-2000), then on to Tampa Bay, where he never took a snap in a regular season game, a year in Dallas, and then on to a one-year deal with Arizona, where he retired at age 26, during the '02 training camp. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_Leaf Chris, I'm not a fan of Jerry Jones and the Cowboys, but why did you pick on Dallas, and not San Diego?
      jake
      • 2 Years Ago
      Human garbage? Dirtbag? You people are so self righteous it makes me sick. Not to mention that pesky little constitutional roadblock called innocent until proven guilty. The real issue at hand here is the fact that the corrupt powers that be are watching our every move. Every day it's something else. You talk s--t now, but wait until it's your sorry a$$ that's being yoked up by some punk with a badge for pulling up the wrong road looking for a place you've never been, and then they download your gps and cell phone data, and use it to put you into the slave system..ah hem...I meant incarcerate you. Wake up people. And don't get off thinking I'm defending this guy, but every CITIZEN of this so called free nation deserves the benefit of a doubt, until they ARE proven guilty by a group of his or her peers....you would think being an American and all, that most of you WOULD think about your freedom, but most of the people commenting on this article are arguing about his football career? It actually makes me sad. For those of you who understand where I'm comng from, just remember. The answer to 1984 is 1776.
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      snap_understeer_ftw
      • 2 Years Ago
      From being a number 2 pick in the draft after Peyton Manning..........and back in '98, it was a close call for the Colts between Peyton and Ryan.................. the latter of which went to the Chargers Ryan manifested to be a sucky QB and Peyton manifested to be an excellent QB with one less ring than his brother Eli who has 2 (I'm a Giants fan, can't you tell?)
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        Chris
        • 2 Years Ago
        100% is a bit of a stretch to say the least. It's the minority you keep hearing about in the news that give them all a bad name. The media loves to focus on the troubled ones because it's bad news and drama that sells.
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          Nemebean
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Chris
          90%* of people in general in the US are bad at managing their finances. Why should pro athletes be any different? *See, I can make up stats too. ;-)
          Chris
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Chris
          @Nick Do you have any stats to back up that claim that 90% of pro athletes go broke after leaving sports? I have never heard of such. I know there are a lot who do have troubles, but 90% seems a bit steep. I follow sports pretty closely, and have never heard such statistics.
        Car Guy
        • 2 Years Ago
        You were always picked last at school -- weren't you?
      QCRamAir
      • 2 Years Ago
      Dallas Cowboys and drugs. Gee, go figure.
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        Chris
        • 2 Years Ago
        I have always thought of him as a San Diego Charger. That is the team who drafted him in 1997. He was the talk of the league when he made his debut with the team. It's sad to see someone who had so much potential fall so hard.
        Phillip
        • 2 Years Ago
        Do you have sex with the Cowboy? If not your the biggest idiot Ive ever seen. Its a conspiracy by the UN and Obama to slander the Cowboys. Please die now
      Karl T
      • 2 Years Ago
      You gotta love the human garbage on this planet.
      Joseph
      • 2 Years Ago
      Poor guy, it looked like he might have beaten his addiction recently. Have a little compassion people. He's gotten himself into a bad situation.
      Maxximtl
      • 2 Years Ago
      NFL players are the new wrestlers. How many players were suspended at the end of the season for taking performance enhancing drugs? And those were just the ones that were caught. Leaf represents just the tip of the iceberg on this issue. Does any sane human being assume these guys get beat up week after week and take advil? The prescription drug game is the dirty secret of all professional sports. The problem is, once your career is over, the addiction remains. Tough luck man.
        Rob
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Maxximtl
        His pain killer addiction mostly stems from the brain tumor surgery he had last year.
          dukeisduke
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Rob
          No, it was mainly from the wrist injury he suffered in Week 4 in the 2000 season in San Diego. He refused surgery, the wrist never properly healed (which caused him to be cut by the Bucs), and he started taking painkillers while working as the QB coach at West Texas A&M. Leaf was quite a talent at Wash. State, but he couldn't handle the spotlight in the NFL. He should have stayed in college instead of entering the draft after his third year. He did eventually get a degree, but by then he was already screwed up.
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