Bills fan gets tattoo of late owner Ralph Wilson Jr.

The Bills will honor Ralph Wilson Jr. this way. (Bill Wippert / AP)

A Buffalo Bills fan paid a permanent tribute to the team’s late owner, raising the bar on fan dedication another notch.

Jack Meredith tweeted a photo of his big, new, colorful tattoo of Ralph Wilson Jr., who died in March and was the second-longest tenured owner in NFL history.

Meredith, 32, admitted to ESPN that “some people think I’m crazy” for getting the tat, but “I don’t care. It’s my arm.”

And it’s his team, even as the process of selling it is underway and drawing big names like Donald Trump and Jim Kelly.

“We wouldn’t have the team without him,” Meredith said,” and so I felt it would be nice to pay tribute to him.”

Meredith also has ink of the Bills logo on his arm and plans to add another of Kelly soon.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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Cindy Boren · May 19, 2014

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