Ex-agent: Ryan Leaf sabotaged draft

Updated: January 21, 2014, 6:49 PM ET
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It's a plot twist the writers of "Jerry Maguire" missed.

But it undoubtedly won't be overlooked in the major motion picture that tells the story of Ryan Leaf.

Leigh Steinberg, the former superagent who inspired the Tom Cruise movie character but subsequently fell on hard times after battling alcoholism and bankruptcy, says in a book that Leaf skipped a meeting with former Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora to sabotage his chances of being chosen No. 1 in the 1998 NFL draft.

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