Ryan Leaf: Hunter S. Thompson Letter to Colts Owner Jim Ersay
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf posted the following picture with the caption, “So I received this letter last week. It’s written by Hunter S. Thompson to Colts Owner Jim Irsay in 1998 a month before the NFL Draft. This is unbelievable, hysterical, & ludicrous!!”
Leaf discussed the letter today on the Rich Eisen Show. Watch the clip below.
Jim Irsay/Ind. Colts/ mar 14 ’98
In response to yr. addled request for a quick $30M loan to secure the services of the Manning kid — I have to say No, at this time.
But the Leaf boy is another matter. He looks strong & Manning doesn’t — or at least not strong enough to handle that “Welcome to the NFL” business for two years without a world-class offensive line.
How are you fixed at left OT for the next few years. James? Think about it. You don’t want a china doll back there when that freak Sapp comes crashing in.
Okay. Let me know if you need some money for Leaf. I expect to be very rich when this Depp movie comes out.
Yr. faithful consultant
So I received this letter last week. It’s written by Hunter S Thompson to @Colts Owner Jim Irsay in 1998 a month before the NFL Draft. This is unbelievable, hysterical, & ludicrous!! Have a read. @richeisen and I will discuss today on @RichEisenShow at 11:00 AM PT. #mindblown pic.twitter.com/AWStCEiSTM
— Ryan D Leaf (@RyanDLeaf) July 5, 2018