NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Have you dropped some hard-earned cash on a Mark Sanchez jersey? Not sure what to do with it now?
Hey, at least you’re not Jets coach Rex Ryan.
He has one tattooed on his arm — if it’s the real deal.
The New York Daily News published a front-page photo on Friday of Ryan sunbathing while on vacation in the Bahamas. On his right arm: a tattoo of a woman, resembling his wife Michelle, wearing a green jersey with Sanchez’s No. 6 — and nothing else.
And wait — is she Tebowing?
“Ryan cursed out a News reporter who approached the controversial coach,” the paper reported.
Ryan’s tattoo — is it permanent or temporary? — was the talk of the town Friday morning.
“In more than 30 years covering the NFL, I can say with certainty that I know of no other coach who honored his quarterback with a tattoo of his wife dressed in the player’s jersey,” wrote Daily News columnist Gary Myers.
The great tattoo debate made its way to WFAN radio Friday morning. Co-host Craig Carton said Ryan was “obviously proud” of the ink.
“He’s out there not wearing a shirt, and everyone can see the tattoo,” Carton said. “And whether it’s the Daily News or some New Yorker who’s down there for three days with his family (and) sees Rex Ryan, you’re all gonna notice it. It’s not a tiny tattoo!”