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Josh Gordon's back tattoo is a work of art, in some sense

Jay Busbee
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NFL: Pro Bowl

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Josh Gordon at the Pro Bowl.

Cleveland wide receiver Josh Gordon was one of the Browns' few bright spots in 2013, rebounding from a drug-related suspension to become one of the league's best receivers. He's also apparently one of the league's leading tattoo aficionados, as he demonstrated this week with the unveiling of his full-back canvas:

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Josh Gordon.

Whoa. That's impressive. In addition to Gordon's name and number, we spot a geisha, a samurai sword, a sene statue's head, and what appears to be some sort of plant life between the "1" and the "2." Plus, there's a gargantuan koi fish running up the left side of his back, as you can see in this angle:

That's some impressive workmanship. Somebody needs to make a t-shirt of that one.

Love ya, offseason.

[Via Deadspin, Wait Till Next Year]


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