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Running Back Steven Ridley gets New York Jets logo tattooed on forearm

Running Back Steven Ridley gets New York Jets logo tattooed on forearm

After signing a one-year contract with the New York Jets on Wednesday, running back Steven Ridley apparently felt he had to commit to his organization even more.

So, he got a Jets tattoo on his right forearm.

Keep in mind he hasn’t even played a game, let alone practice for the Jets yet.

Did I mention he only signed a one-year deal?

By Peter Elliott – Lead NFL, MLB, and NCAA writer – @PelliottSports

Ridley’s right forearm also seems to be home to another tattoo, one of a New England Patriots logo, the Jets rival and Ridley’s former team.

New England didn’t seem too eager to re-sign Ridley this offseason when he became a free agent.

The 26 year-old only played in six games last year for the Patriots because of an ACL tear in a week six win over the Buffalo Bills.

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In his four years in the NFL since he was drafted out of LSU, Ridley has racked up 22 touchdowns on 2,817 rushing yards, and has posted a career 4.3 yards per carry average.

We will just have to wait and see if Ridley’s tattoo ends up being a regrettable decision, or an artistic way to covey his dedication to first year coach Todd Bowles and Jets fans.

Peter Elliott writes about the NFL and MLB for Talking Baws.

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