Remember kids, tattoos are permanent.
When the New England Patriots drafted Marshall kicker Justin Rohrwasser, there was a controversy over one of his tattoos and speculation it meant he supported a far-right militia group, the Three Percenters.
DISCOURSE! I DEMAND IT! pic.twitter.com/x2ONruBNWO— Justis Mosqueda (Draft Day 46) (@JuMosq) April 25, 2020
Rohrwasser isn’t a little-known kicker at Marshall anymore. He’s replacing Stephen Gostkowski, who was the Patriots kicker for 14 seasons. He’s with one of the marquee teams in the NFL.
When he was asked to explain his tattoo, he said he thought it was for military support and he will cover it.
On conference call, Patriots K Justin Rohrwasser was asked about specific tattoo: "I thought it stood for a military support symbol at the time. ... It evolved into something I do not want to represent."— Ryan Hannable (@RyanHannable) April 25, 2020
Added he has a lot of family in the military and said it will be covered.
The Patriots’ new kicker explains why he has a tattoo associated with the right wing militant group Three Percenters: pic.twitter.com/0qIbtLSsuJ— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) April 25, 2020
Previously, Rohrwasser had said his tattoos were random.
Whether it’s a mistake or something else, Rohrwasser might want to use one of his first NFL checks to cover it if he wants the controversy to fade.
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