Before the Steelers-Jets game last Sunday, at least one nameless Pittsburgh tailgater* got the bright idea to hang a dummy of Mark Sanchez off a billboard.
And then burn it.
Thankfully, a Pittsburgh cop interceded and saved the guy from:
1) Allegheny County lockup
2) National disgrace after billboard caught on fire
3) Losing his life savings ($37) to replace billboard ad (featuring local riverboat casino’s ‘LOOSEST SLOTS!’ being pitched with images of smiling elderly couple)
4) A career in morning radio
* Local media looking for Super Bowl week fill: You can find dude sleeping in the can at Primanti Bros. at 3am weekdays.
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