List of National Football League mascots

The majority of teams in the National Football League have mascots, which typically appear at football games alongside their respective team. These mascots are also used in the teams' official merchandise. The following is a list of National Football League mascots.

American Football Conference
Team Mascot(s) Photo Description
Baltimore Ravens Poe, Rise and Conquer Poe, a raven, named after Edgar Allan Poe. Since 2009, along with human mascot Poe, Rise and Conquer are Baltimore's two raven mascots on the sidelines for home games, handled by trainers from The Maryland Zoo.
Buffalo Bills Billy Buffalo An 8-foot tall buffalo.
Cincinnati Bengals Who Dey An orange Bengal tiger-like figure
Cleveland Browns Chomps, Swagger Jr., Brownie the Elf Brownie the Elf (left) and Chomps (right) Chomps is a dog-like figure, based on the team's Dawg Pound section at Cleveland Browns Stadium; Swagger Jr. is a bull mastiff who serves as the Cleveland Browns' newest mascot starting with the 2019 season.
Denver Broncos Miles, Thunder II MilesThunder II Miles is a white, horse-like anthropomorphic figure wearing an orange jersey; Thunder II is an Arabian horse.[1]
Houston Texans Toro A dark blue bull-like figure
Indianapolis Colts Blue A blue, horse-like figure
Jacksonville Jaguars Jaxson de Ville A jaguar-like figure
Kansas City Chiefs K. C. Wolf K. C. Wolf K.C. Wolf is a grey-colored wolf-like figure
Las Vegas Raiders Raider Rusher A caricature of a football player wearing a spiked Raiders helmet.
Los Angeles Chargers None
Miami Dolphins T. D. A dolphin-like figure
New England Patriots Pat Patriot A caricature of a patriot from the American Revolution; named after the nickname of the team's original logo.
New York Jets None
Pittsburgh Steelers Steely McBeam A 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.
Tennessee Titans T-Rac A raccoon, the state animal of Tennessee
Houston Oilers The Roughneck
National Football Conference
Team Mascot(s) Photo Description
Arizona Cardinals Big Red A red cardinal-like figure
Atlanta Falcons Freddie Falcon A caricature of a falcon
Carolina Panthers Sir Purr A black panther-like figure
Chicago Bears Staley Da Bear A bear-like figure; named after team founder A. E. Staley
Dallas Cowboys Rowdy A caricature of a cowboy
Detroit Lions Roary A caricature of a lion
Green Bay Packers None
Los Angeles Rams Rampage A caricature of a ram
Minnesota Vikings Viktor Viktor is a smiling Viking caricature whose head looks similar to the Vikings logo. Previously, Ragnar was 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 was dressed as a Viking, but in 2015 did not renew his contract.
New Orleans Saints Gumbo, Sir Saint Gumbo A dog-like figure named after gumbo
New York Giants None
Philadelphia Eagles Swoop, Air Swoop Swoop Swoop is an eagle-like figure. Air Swoop is an air-filled eagle caricature similar to Swoop appearance-wise.
San Francisco 49ers Sourdough Sam A caricature of a 49er, inspired by prospectors who went to California during the California Gold Rush (1848–1855)
Seattle Seahawks Blitz; Boom; Taima Blitz Blitz and Boom are large blue anthropomorphic birds; Taima is an augur hawk, sometimes thought to be an osprey but actually a buteo[2]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Captain Fear A caricature of a pirate
Washington Commanders Major Tuddy A pig inspired by The Hogs, Washington's famed offensive line of the 1980s[3]

References

  1. ^ "Broncos', Seahawks' mascots head to Super Bowl". New York Daily News. 30 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Taima the Hawk". Archived from the original on 2014-11-10. Retrieved 2014-11-10.
  3. ^ Barnes, Sophia (January 2023). "Meet Major Tuddy, the Washington Commanders' New Mascot". NBC7. Retrieved 2 January 2023.

External links

  • Media related to National Football League mascots at Wikimedia Commons
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  • Poe, Rise & Conquer (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Who Dey (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Chomps (Cleveland Browns)
  • Steely McBeam (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Toro (Houston Texans)
  • Blue (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jaxson de Ville (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • T-Rac (Tennessee Titans)
  • Miles, Thunder (Denver Broncos)
  • K. C. Wolf (Kansas City Chiefs)
  • Raider Rusher (Las Vegas Raiders)
  • None (Los Angeles Chargers)
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  • Rowdy (Dallas Cowboys)
  • None (New York Giants)
  • Air Swoop, Swoop (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Major Tuddy (Washington Commanders)
  • Big Red (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Rampage (Los Angeles Rams)
  • Sourdough Sam (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Blitz, Taima (Seattle Seahawks)
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