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A Definitive Ranking Of NFL Mascots

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31. Chief Zee: Washington Redskins

Chief Zee first appeared on September 5, 1978. In 1983, Chief Zee attended a game against the Eagles and was attacked by Eagles fans who broke his leg, tore off his original costume, and left him hospitalized. This occurrence didn't stop him and he is still attending games. While he is an unofficial mascot to the Redskins, it's just not a good time to be a fan. This name controversy will not be going away any time soon and there will probably be a new mascot in the near future.
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Chief Zee first appeared on September 5, 1978. In 1983, Chief Zee attended a game against the Eagles and was attacked by Eagles fans who broke his leg, tore off his original costume, and left him hospitalized. This occurrence didn't stop him and he is still attending games.

While he is an unofficial mascot to the Redskins, it's just not a good time to be a fan. This name controversy will not be going away any time soon and there will probably be a new mascot in the near future.

30. Fireman Ed: New York Jets

Again an unofficial mascot, who quit in 2012 after being harassed for wearing a Mark Sanchez jersey. He did not create the chant, "J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets Jets!" but he has lead it since appearing at games in 1986.
Via wikipedia

Again an unofficial mascot, who quit in 2012 after being harassed for wearing a Mark Sanchez jersey. He did not create the chant, "J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets Jets!" but he has lead it since appearing at games in 1986.

29. T-Rac: Tennessee Titans

I don't know how you're supposed to rally when a raccoon named T-Rac is leading the charge. The state animal is apparently a raccoon so that's what they went with, not a Titan...
titansonline.com

I don't know how you're supposed to rally when a raccoon named T-Rac is leading the charge. The state animal is apparently a raccoon so that's what they went with, not a Titan...

28. No Mascot: Green Bay Packers, New York Giants,

Green BayYou would think being the third oldest team in history you would have a mascot, try caricaturizing a Packer? GiantsThere is no mascot unless you count Eli Manning who would make a great cheerleader!Still better than a raccoon...

Green Bay

You would think being the third oldest team in history you would have a mascot, try caricaturizing a Packer?

Giants

There is no mascot unless you count Eli Manning who would make a great cheerleader!

Still better than a raccoon...

27. Raider Rusher: Oakland Raiders

In 2013 Rushy was introduced as a kid friendly mascot. As a kid, nothing puts me at ease more than an oversized head with no torso yelling at me to cheer louder.
Via espn.go.com

In 2013 Rushy was introduced as a kid friendly mascot. As a kid, nothing puts me at ease more than an oversized head with no torso yelling at me to cheer louder.

26. Poe: Baltimore Ravens

"When originally unveiled, Poe was one of three costumed mascots, all raven brothers named "Edgar", "Allan", and "Poe". Because the Baltimore Ravens were named after the poem "The Raven" by Baltimore resident Edgar Allan Poe, it was natural to name their mascots after Poe."Not sure if poetry and football mix...
popwarnersb.com / Via en.wikipedia.org

"When originally unveiled, Poe was one of three costumed mascots, all raven brothers named "Edgar", "Allan", and "Poe". Because the Baltimore Ravens were named after the poem "The Raven" by Baltimore resident Edgar Allan Poe, it was natural to name their mascots after Poe."

Not sure if poetry and football mix...

25. Billy Buffalo: Buffalo Bills

Debuting in 2000, Billy stands 8 feet tall. He's a Blue Buffalo who's favorite food includes buffalo chicken wings and Gatorade!
Via buffalobills.com

Debuting in 2000, Billy stands 8 feet tall. He's a Blue Buffalo who's favorite food includes buffalo chicken wings and Gatorade!

24. Sir Saint and Gumbo: New Orleans Saints

Sir Saint was the original mascot later joined by Gumbo. For years, Gumbo was, in fact, a real Saint Bernard dog that roamed the sidelines in Saints' apparel for dogs.
Via en.wikipedia.org

Sir Saint was the original mascot later joined by Gumbo. For years, Gumbo was, in fact, a real Saint Bernard dog that roamed the sidelines in Saints' apparel for dogs.

23. Miles: Denver Bronos

Miles is one of two official mascots of the Denver Broncos. Created on January 31, 1999, the same day that the Broncos became Super Bowl champions.However, last year Miles lost a Superbowl bet and had to wear a Russell Wilson jersey as punishment.
ESPN / Via en.wikipedia.org

Miles is one of two official mascots of the Denver Broncos. Created on January 31, 1999, the same day that the Broncos became Super Bowl champions.

However, last year Miles lost a Superbowl bet and had to wear a Russell Wilson jersey as punishment.

22. Swoop: Philadelphia Eagles

During the NFL regular season, Swoop regularly appears as an animated character in the weekly Eagles Kids Club television show. Since the show's debut in 2005, the animated version of Swoop has been serving as a host of this show.
Via en.wikipedia.org

During the NFL regular season, Swoop regularly appears as an animated character in the weekly Eagles Kids Club television show. Since the show's debut in 2005, the animated version of Swoop has been serving as a host of this show.

21. K.C. Wolf: Kansas City Chiefs

First introduced in 1989 as a successor for Warpaint, a horse ridden by a man in full Indian chief headdress from the mid-1980s, K. C. Wolf was named after the team's "Wolfpack,"; a group of rabid fans who used to sit in temporary bleachers at Municipal Stadium.
Via en.wikipedia.org

First introduced in 1989 as a successor for Warpaint, a horse ridden by a man in full Indian chief headdress from the mid-1980s, K. C. Wolf was named after the team's "Wolfpack,"; a group of rabid fans who used to sit in temporary bleachers at Municipal Stadium.

20. Big Red: Arizona Cardinals

"Hatching" in 1998, this bird is exhausted and might need some help, just read his memoir, "I've spent many postgame hours prone whilst those who assist me try to nurse me back to health by turning me into the dasani water dispenser, tipping that five gallon jug right in to my mouth after tossing in a couple Tylenol."
Via azcardinals.com

"Hatching" in 1998, this bird is exhausted and might need some help, just read his memoir, "I've spent many postgame hours prone whilst those who assist me try to nurse me back to health by turning me into the dasani water dispenser, tipping that five gallon jug right in to my mouth after tossing in a couple Tylenol."

19. Rampage: St Louis Rams

According to the Rams Executive VP, Rampage "has the coating of a stuffed animal, but the build of a superhero." He sure does!
Via en.wikipedia.org

According to the Rams Executive VP, Rampage "has the coating of a stuffed animal, but the build of a superhero." He sure does!

18. Freddie Falcon: Atlanta Falcons

Not much is known about Freddie, other than his website is whoring him out for $300/hour to "delight your friends"...
Via atlantafalcons.com

Not much is known about Freddie, other than his website is whoring him out for $300/hour to "delight your friends"...

17. Sir Purr: Carolina Panthers

Majoring in PURR-forming Arts at CAT-awba College, no puns are lost on this guy!
Via panthers.com

Majoring in PURR-forming Arts at CAT-awba College, no puns are lost on this guy!

16. T.D.: Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins conducted a "Name the Mascot" contest that drew over 13,000 entries, covering all 50 states and 22 countries…and they came up with T.D.? You know, for "touchdown"...
Via en.wikipedia.org

The Dolphins conducted a "Name the Mascot" contest that drew over 13,000 entries, covering all 50 states and 22 countries…and they came up with T.D.? You know, for "touchdown"...

15. Blue: Indianapolis Colts

Blue was first introduced on September 17, 2006 in the Colts' first home regular season game against the Houston Texans in which they won. That season, the Colts would go on to win Super Bowl XLI, defeating the Chicago Bears and winning their first Super Bowl since arriving in Indianapolis.You're my boy Blue!
Via en.wikipedia.org

Blue was first introduced on September 17, 2006 in the Colts' first home regular season game against the Houston Texans in which they won. That season, the Colts would go on to win Super Bowl XLI, defeating the Chicago Bears and winning their first Super Bowl since arriving in Indianapolis.

You're my boy Blue!

14. Sourdough Sam: San Francisco 49ers

Throughout the years, Sam's appearance has been changed. "He used to appear as a character with a scruffy brown beard, brown eyes, and a wide-brimmed ten-gallon hat with a chunk taken out of its brim. He then appeared as a clean-shaven gold panner with blue eyes and a hat without any imperfections. A bearded Sourdough Sam returned for the 2011 season."Just reminding me of sourdough bread gives him instant cred.
Via en.wikipedia.org

Throughout the years, Sam's appearance has been changed. "He used to appear as a character with a scruffy brown beard, brown eyes, and a wide-brimmed ten-gallon hat with a chunk taken out of its brim. He then appeared as a clean-shaven gold panner with blue eyes and a hat without any imperfections. A bearded Sourdough Sam returned for the 2011 season."

Just reminding me of sourdough bread gives him instant cred.

13. Toro: Houston Texans

Despite looking like a goofball this guy has a Masters in Acrobatics, pretty legit.
Via old.houstontexans.com

Despite looking like a goofball this guy has a Masters in Acrobatics, pretty legit.

12. Chomps: Cleveland Browns

Move over Johnny Football! This labrador eats Ravens for breakfast and washes them down with chocolate milk.
clevelandbrowns.com

Move over Johnny Football! This labrador eats Ravens for breakfast and washes them down with chocolate milk.

11. Staley Da Bear: Chicago Bears

Nothing but love for Stanley, he stands up to bullies by supporting several anti bully campaigns!
Via en.wikipedia.org

Nothing but love for Stanley, he stands up to bullies by supporting several anti bully campaigns!

10. Who Dey: Cincinnati Bengals

This Bengal is fierce but not afraid to show his soft side, his very soft and fluffy side, look how cute he is!! He enjoys riding his scooter and his favorite song is "Welcome to the Jungle", adorbs!
Via bengals.com

This Bengal is fierce but not afraid to show his soft side, his very soft and fluffy side, look how cute he is!!

He enjoys riding his scooter and his favorite song is "Welcome to the Jungle", adorbs!

9. Boltman: San Diego Chargers

An unofficial mascot, Dan Jauregui has been dressing up as Boltman since 1996. He took a hiatus from 2009 to 2013 and revamped his look. His creepy, roided out, "Mask-esq" look...
Via ramonasentinel.com

An unofficial mascot, Dan Jauregui has been dressing up as Boltman since 1996. He took a hiatus from 2009 to 2013 and revamped his look. His creepy, roided out, "Mask-esq" look...

8. Sleely McBeam: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steely doesn't care about football, or mascots, or fun, he just wants to get home from the construction site and have a drink until he passes out. Definitely an odd one, the woman who created "the everyman" for a contest, said it was "meant to represent Steel for Pittsburgh's industrial heritage, ‘Mc’ for the Rooney family's Irish roots, and Beam for the steel beams produced in Pittsburgh."
Via realclearsports.com

Steely doesn't care about football, or mascots, or fun, he just wants to get home from the construction site and have a drink until he passes out.

Definitely an odd one, the woman who created "the everyman" for a contest, said it was "meant to represent Steel for Pittsburgh's industrial heritage, ‘Mc’ for the Rooney family's Irish roots, and Beam for the steel beams produced in Pittsburgh."

7. Rowdy: Dallas Cowboys

Rowdy has quite a dust cloud around him! The team mascot starting in 1996 hasn't been seen since 2010! There is even a website devoted to getting him out with the last post reading "Rowdy has been removed!!!" If you see Rowdy roaming the streets of Texas, please contact local authorities.
Via removerowdy.com

Rowdy has quite a dust cloud around him! The team mascot starting in 1996 hasn't been seen since 2010! There is even a website devoted to getting him out with the last post reading "Rowdy has been removed!!!" If you see Rowdy roaming the streets of Texas, please contact local authorities.

6. Roary: Detroit Lions

Roary sounds like a great catch, "Roary likes to live on the edge and is quite the adventurist! He has been known to ride mechanical bulls, tube down a ski hill, and water ski. There isn’t anything Roary won’t do." I'm so swiping right!
Via detroitlions.com

Roary sounds like a great catch, "Roary likes to live on the edge and is quite the adventurist! He has been known to ride mechanical bulls, tube down a ski hill, and water ski. There isn’t anything Roary won’t do." I'm so swiping right!

5. Jaxson de Ville: Jacksonville Jaguars

Scoring mayor points with the most clever name (well done Jacksonville), this guy's a bad ass! He eats pizza and bungee jumps off the scoreboard, who knew someone from Florida could be so cool?
Via en.wikipedia.org

Scoring mayor points with the most clever name (well done Jacksonville), this guy's a bad ass! He eats pizza and bungee jumps off the scoreboard, who knew someone from Florida could be so cool?

4. Blitz: Seattle Seahawks

Blitz has had some work done, "in an effort to make him appear less menacing to children." Now, a Superbowl champ, in his off time he enjoys birdwatching.
Via seahawks.com wikipedia

Blitz has had some work done, "in an effort to make him appear less menacing to children." Now, a Superbowl champ, in his off time he enjoys birdwatching.

3. Ragnar Lodbrok: Minnesota Vikings

The only human official mascot in the NFL, Ragnar enters the stadium on a motorcycle in full Viking garb. Joseph Juranitch who plays Ragnar holds the current world record for fastest time shaving a beard with an axe. So basically he's not one to mess with...
Via en.wikipedia.org

The only human official mascot in the NFL, Ragnar enters the stadium on a motorcycle in full Viking garb.

Joseph Juranitch who plays Ragnar holds the current world record for fastest time shaving a beard with an axe.

So basically he's not one to mess with...

2. Captain Fear: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

His survival story is quite captivating, "On Friday, June 2, 2000, the Clearwater Coast Guard rescued Captain Fear from the choppy water of Tampa Bay. One night while guiding his ship through an intense Caribbean storm, the famous captian was thrown overboard when the vessel was struck by lightning".Plus he's a FREAKING PIRATE! How sick is that!?
Via buccaneers.com

His survival story is quite captivating, "On Friday, June 2, 2000, the Clearwater Coast Guard rescued Captain Fear from the choppy water of Tampa Bay. One night while guiding his ship through an intense Caribbean storm, the famous captian was thrown overboard when the vessel was struck by lightning".

Plus he's a FREAKING PIRATE! How sick is that!?

1. Pat Patriot: New England Patriots

How can this not be the best mascot in football?! It's a soldier in the AMERICAN Revolution! Though there is controversy over the "new" helmet logo dubbed "Flying Elvis", Pat will always belong on the field.
Via en.wikipedia.org

How can this not be the best mascot in football?! It's a soldier in the AMERICAN Revolution! Though there is controversy over the "new" helmet logo dubbed "Flying Elvis", Pat will always belong on the field.

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