Rex Ryan changes famous tattoo to Buffalo Bills colors from NY Jets green

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Rex Ryan changes famous tattoo to Buffalo Bills colors from NY Jets green
Recently hired Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, fired from the New York Jets in December, has updated his renowned tattoo from Jets green to Bills blue. Photo: Jordon Berry
Rex Ryan got the tattoo of his wife re-colored from Jets green to Buffalo blue
"I'm a Buffalo Bill all the way" and that now includes Rex Ryan's famous tattoo
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan on vacation with a tattoo of a woman wearing a Jets Jersey at the pool of the Atlantis Cove Hotel on January 3rd 2013 (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/NY Daily News via Getty)
Daily News front page January 4, 2013. Headline: KINKY INKY Rex's QB sneak: Gets dirty tat of wife in Sanchez shirt.It looks like Mark Sanchez was Rex Ryan's man all along! The embattled Jets coach was caught poolside Thursday in the Bahamas sporting a naughty tattoo of near naked wife Michelle in QB's jersey. (Photo by: /New York Daily News via Getty Images)


Newly minted Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan has finally moved on from his days with the New York Jets.

The former Jets coach had a tattoo of his wife wearing only a green number 6 Mark Sanchez jersey changed to the colors of his new team.

Ryan made the change over the weekend at a Scottsdale, Arizona tattoo parlor while in town for the Super Bowl, according to the Wall Street Journal.

"I mean, you've got to turn the page," Ryan told the paper.

The exorcising of his Jets demons came shortly after Ryan's wife reportedly donated the bulk of his team-branded coaching gear to the Salvation Army in New Jersey.

The iconic black sweater vests Ryan wore to each game could have garnered as much as $1,000 each at auction, collectibles dealer Heritage Auctions told the paper, but have likely been snagged at bargain prices by unknowing shoppers.

The popular coach was axed by Jets owner Woody Johnson, along with general manager John Idzik, after gang green cobbled together a 4-12 record last season, Ryan's fifth in New York.

Multiple teams quickly courted Ryan before he signed with the Bills.

"I'm all in," he said during his introductory press conference.

Maligned former Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has also moved on, putting together a number of solid starts this past season for the Philadelphia Eagles.

But the New York Post is still poking fun at the portly coach -- none other than a Mark W. Sanchez penned the tabloid's article about Ryan changing the now-infamous tattoo.

The next Jets head coach will be current Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, according to reports.

Quinn's Seahawks lost Super Bowl XLIX to the New England Patriots -- a bitter rival of his new team, a hurdle Ryan could never get the Jets over.

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