The 15 Worst NFL Fan Tattoos Ever

Bailey Brautigan@BBrautiganFeatured ColumnistSeptember 15, 2010

The 15 Worst NFL Fan Tattoos Ever

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    Image Source: MTV Clutch Blog
    Image Source: MTV Clutch Blog

    We all show our support for our favorite NFL teams in different ways.

    Some of us buy jerseys.

    Some of scream our lungs out at games.

    Some of us even name our kids after NFL players and coaches.

    And some of us get tattoos.

    The fan tattoo is the ultimate rite of passage from football fan to NFL Fanatic, and some of this body art looks pretty cool.

    And then there are the tats that made our list.

    Here are top ten worst NFL fan tattoos ever.

15. Minnesota Vikings

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    Image Source: MTV Clutch Blog
    Image Source: MTV Clutch Blog

    I've never been a fan of the "almost in the armpit" tattoo.

    And the barbed-wire armband on the other side is just the icing on the cake.

14. San Diego Chargers

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    This one makes the list just for being weak.

    If you're going to get a fan tattoo, get a real tattoo.

13. St. Louis Rams

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    This Rams tattoo is just sad. It looks like somebody used a My Little Pony stencil to create this masterpiece! 

12. New York Jets

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    This Jets tattoo makes our list for being just plain scary.

    And what exactly does this alien-looking skull have to do with the Jets?

11. Arizona Cardinals

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    I really hope that this guy's friends just "Sharpied" this on his face while he was passed out, and he'll be able to wash it off when he wakes up.

10. Pittsburg Steelers

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    Image Source: MTV Clutch Blog

    Sadly, my beloved Steelers make this list with this awful excuse for a tattoo.

    The logo is crowded. The font is all wrong.

    And it just looks dumb.

9. Detroit Lions

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    I never thought that a single tattoo could be so awesome and so pathetic at the same time.

    The Lions go 0-16?

    The perfect way to grieve this joke of a season is to get a permanent reminder of it on your chest.

8. Chicago Bears

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    Bears fans are the best, aren't they?

    What's the best way to make a lame arm-band tattoo look legit?

    Slap a Bears logo on there, and call it a day!

7. Chicago Bears

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    Where do I start with this one? This tattoo commits all the cardinal sins of bad ink.

    1. Tribal Tat

    2. Angel Wings

    3. Tramp Stamp

    The list goes on...

6. Cincinnati Bengals

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    Again, this is an excellent example of what not to do when deciding upon your next tattoo.

    An off-center, tribal armband that contains a Bengals logo?

    That, my friends, is art.

5. Cleveland Browns

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    What. Is. That?

    Let's go ahead and assume that this creature is supposed to be a dog (even though it looks more like an angry rabbit).

4. New England Patriots

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    I'm sorry. I don't care how good your tattoo is.

    If it's on your head, it automatically becomes awful.

3. Pittsburgh Steelers

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    Same goes for this guy.

2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    You're all thinking it. I might as well just say it.

    If your tattoo looks like an iron-on t-shirt transfer, it probably wasn't the best idea.

1. Oakland Raiders

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    I really don't want to get on this guy's bad side, but I have to say one thing: