When we heard Pat the Patriot had been tackled, a cry went out at the National Mascot Association headquarters to “SEND HIM FLOWERS!”
We did, of course.
Pat the Patriot got tackled by Jamal Adams, a player for the NY Jets.
It wasn’t funny.
Here’s some advice:
Don’t tackle the mascot! It’s not funny. It’s not entertainment.
The National Mascot Association sets standards for mascot safety.
The big ones are:
– Mascots should always have at least one handler.
– Stay hydrated
– Don’t hold babies
Now we’re going to have to add DON’T TACKLE THE MASCOT!!!!!
©Jennifer Smith 2019
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