LJ Collier

(Christopher Hanewinckel / USA TODAY Sports)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks rookie first-round pick L.J. Collier will be sidelined for weeks after the defensive end suffered a badly sprained ankle in practice earlier this week. Seattle coach Pete Carroll says Collier's ankle injury was an unusual sprain. Collier went down after getting tangled up during a team drill and had to be carted back to the locker room.

UNDATED (AP) - Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to read. Now the once-star quarterback who is widely considered the biggest bust in league history is helping former players adapt to retirement and trying to make sure they cope far better than he did.

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