Naked Cowboy: Photos of Martellus Bennett Show Up on Internet

Just what the NFL needs: more naked pictures of some of it’s less attractive stars. (And yes, the small blurry image at right is about all you want to see.

Here’s more on the story from ESPN:

Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett apologized Monday after nude photos of him surfaced on the Internet. reports that a former girlfriend of Bennett’s submitted the photos of the tight end, who was taking pictures of himself in a bathroom mirror.

“These pictures were taken four years ago and placed on the Internet recently without my knowledge or consent,” Bennett said in a statement released by the Cowboys on Monday. “I understand that they are totally inappopriate. And for that I am sorry. I regret the embarrassment that it has caused the organization.”

Bennett, who is on the non-football injury list with a sprained ankle, said he was aware of the pictures but declined further comments. Kennard McGuire, Bennett’s agent, also declined comment. Stephen Jones, team executive vice president, said he knows about the pictures but hasn’t seen them and declined comment about them specifically.