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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

N.Y. Daily News cartoonist Ed Murawinski posted this image featuring a caricature of Jets coach Rex Ryan to promote the Aug. 5 launch of his new website, which will sell signed prints of his work.

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