Lynn Bowden Will Likely Hear From PETA After Giving Himself Horrid Miami Dolphins Thigh Tattoo

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We’ve all made some questionable decisions in the pandemic. I abused my liver and made it all the way through Woman In The Window without a gun to my head.

So, I say this without too much judgement: the tattoo Dolphins second-year RB/receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. gave himself is one of the sorriest art attempts since Billy Madison’s blue duck.


Billy Madison

Despicable drawing aside, the tattoo is already outdated. As Complex points out, the 23-year-old Kentucky product who was unceremoniously traded from the Raiders, is no longer listed as No. 15. In April, league owners approved a proposal that would expand the pool of position players who would be eligible to wear single-digit numbers. Bowden willingly changed his number to 6.

And this is to say nothing of the Dolphins being so stacked at wide receiver that Bowden’s services may not even be needed if there are cuts at the position. This offseason the Dolphins added two receivers in Will Fuller and Jaylen Waddle and are returning Albert Wilson and Allen Hurns to make up one of the strongest receiving corps the franchise has boasted in recent memory.

At least tattoos aren’t permanent.

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Matt’s love of writing was born during a sixth grade assembly when it was announced that his essay titled “Why Drugs Are Bad” had taken first prize in D.A.R.E.’s grade-wide contest. The anti-drug people gave him a $50 savings bond for his brave contribution to crime-fighting, and upon the bond’s maturity 10 years later, he used it to buy his very first bag of marijuana.