‘Credit to Fathead’s PR team’ in product mix-up

The company responds quickly after sending a Patriots fan a Tim Tebow wall decal instead of the Tom Brady one he’d ordered. An earnest make-good or a quarterback sneak?

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For NFL fans, you can’t name two more dissimilar quarterbacks than New England Patriot Tom Brady and free agent Tim Tebow. Brady was a mediocre college player turned three-time Super Bowl champion—arguably the face of the league. Tebow was a college star who has yet to make his mark in his brief, yet polarizing, NFL career.

A lot of people—especially in the Boston area—love Brady. Many of them passionately dislike Tebow (and the New York Jets).

So it’s understandable why someone would be upset if they ordered a Tom Brady Fathead—for the uninitiated, it’s a giant, removable wall poster bearing a player’s likeness—and instead received one depicting Tebow wearing a Jets uniform.

So upset was one Reddit user that he posted a photo illustrating this experience under the headline, “Ordered a Tom Brady fathead for my new office. Opened up the package and got this. You’ve gotta be f-ing kidding me…

Boston-area sports network NESN even ran a brief story about it yesterday, and ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted @Fathead about the situation.

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