List of National Football League mascots

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The following is a list of mascots of National Football League teams:

American Football Conference
TeamMascot(s)Description
Baltimore RavensPoe, Rise and ConquerPoe, a Raven, named after Edgar Allan Poe Since 2009, along with human mascot Poe, Rise and Conquer are Baltimore's 2 live Raven mascots on the sidelines for home games, handled by trainers from The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Buffalo BillsBilly BuffaloAn 8-foot tall buffalo.
Cincinnati BengalsWho DeyAn orange Bengal Tiger-like figure
Cleveland BrownsChompsdog-like figure, based on the team's Dawg Pound section at Cleveland Browns Stadium
Denver BroncosMiles, Thunder IIMiles is a white, horse-like anthropomorphic figure wearing an orange jersey; Thunder II is a live Arabian horse.[1]
Houston TexansToroA dark blue bull-like figure
Indianapolis ColtsBlueA blue, horse-like figure
Jacksonville JaguarsJaxson de VilleA jaguar-like figure
Kansas City ChiefsK. C. Wolf; WarpaintK.C. Wolf is a grey-colored wolf-like figure; Warpaint is a live Paint horse
Miami DolphinsT.D.A dolphin-like figure
New England PatriotsPat PatriotA caricature of a patriot from the American Revolution; named after the nickname of the team's original logo.
New York JetsNone
Oakland RaidersRaider Rusher[2]A football player with a huge head
Pittsburgh SteelersSteely McBeamA burly steelworker with a Bill Cowher-like jutting chin, wearing a hard hat; based on the Steelers' pre-Steelmark logo in the 1950s-early 1960s.
San Diego ChargersNone
Tennessee TitansT-RacA raccoon; the state animal of Tennessee is a racoon.
National Football Conference
TeamMascot(s)Description
Arizona CardinalsBig RedA red cardinal-like figure
Atlanta FalconsFreddie FalconA caricature of a falcon
Carolina PanthersSir PurrA black panther-like figure
Chicago BearsStaley Da BearA bear-like figure; named after the team's original name, the Decatur Staleys, as well as Bears founder A. E. Staley.
Dallas CowboysRowdyA caricature of a cowboy
Detroit LionsRoaryA lion-like figure
Green Bay PackersNone
Minnesota VikingsRagnar, ViktorCurrently, Ragnar is one of two "human" mascots in professional North American sports (i.e. not in any animal or caricature costume), with Lucky the Leprechaun of the Boston Celtics being the other. Ragnar is dressed as a Viking. Viktor is a smiling Viking caricature whose head looks similar to the Vikings logo.
New Orleans SaintsGumbo, Sir SaintA dog-like figure; apparently named after Gumbo, a dish that is very common in the southern part of Louisiana.
New York GiantsNone
Philadelphia EaglesSwoop, Air SwoopSwoop is an eagle-like figure. Air Swoop is an air-filled eagle caricature and similar to Swoop appearance-wise.
St. Louis RamsRampageA ram-like figure
San Francisco 49ersSourdough SamA caricature of a 49er, a person who went to California to seek a fortune in the 1849 California Gold Rush
Seattle SeahawksBlitz; TaimaBlitz is a large blue anthropomorphic bird; Taima is a real, living Augur Hawk, sometimes thought to be an osprey, but actually a Buteo [3]
Tampa Bay BuccaneersCaptain FearA caricature of a pirate
Washington RedskinsNone

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/broncos-seahawks-mascots-head-super-bowl-article-1.1596711
  2. ^ http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Local-Youth-Meet-Raider-Rusher/e1248de7-8367-42f1-96bf-802433e15c01
  3. ^ http://www.seahawks.com/gameday/taima-the-hawk.html

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