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Christian Ponder belongs on list of top-6 QB busts of past decade

By apnews@1500espn.com

Ryan Leaf or Peyton Manning? That was the drama at the top of the 1998 NFL draft, with two seemingly elite quarterbacks in play.

Fortunately for Indianapolis, Manning was the pick, and the Colts eventually won a Super Bowl with him at the helm. Infamously for San Diego, Leaf didn’t have the same makeup and quickly fizzled out of the league.

Two years ago, while Manning was on his way to winning the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year Award with Denver, Leaf was beginning a prison sentence for burglary and drugs. That’s the extreme contrast of success and failure at this…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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