Can it really be the FIFTY-FIRST Super Bowl ?!! This year’s match up is certain to be a duel between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. Game time is Sunday, February 5 at 6:30 EST on FOX at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. How about their mascots – who are those goofy looking mascot figures that are on the sidelines at each of their games. None other than Freddie Falcon and Pat Patriot!
Freddie Falcon is the official mascot of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons. He was Atlanta, Georgia’s first mascot and has entertained fans for more than 35 years. He has performed in Las Vegas, Orlando, NYC, LA and at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. He has toured Egypt, Puerto Rico, Guam, Japan, Hawaii, and Cuba visiting various military bases and has been showcased in ESPN commercials.
You can spice up your next event with the addition of the world’s greatest mascot, Freddie Falcon. His current rate is $300/hour or $200 for 30 minutes. He offers a discount rate of $175/hour for non-profit organizations, if approved by the Atlanta Falcons. During the season at home games, Freddie can visit you at your tailgate before the game or in your seats during the game. He charges $100 for his 3-5 minute appearance.
Pat Patriot is the mascot of the New England Patriots, a NFL franchise based in Foxborough, Massachusetts. He is depicted as a soldier of the American Revolution. The logo version of Pat wears a tricorne hat and a Continental Army uniform . He was created by Worcester Telegram -Evening Gazette cartoonist Phil Bissell in 1960. The live mascot, Pat, wears the Patriots’ home uniform (currently navy blue jersey with silver pants). He has represented the Patriots as the team’s mascot in Super Bowls: 36,38,39,42,46, and 49. According to one fan, “Unfortunately, in my humble opinion, the NE Patriots mascot is rather freakish looking when translated into an actual mascot costume.”
Most likely, the readers of this blog post are overwhelmingly Falcon fans. On Sunday, look for Freddie and Pat on the sidelines and impress your fellow Super Bowl watchers with a little mascot trivia. Have fun and GO FALCONS and FREDDIE!!