Pat Patriot

"Pat Patriot" logo, used by the New England Patriots as its primary logo through 1992.
Pat Patriot running onto the field at a New England Patriots practice.

Pat Patriot is the mascot of the New England Patriots, a National Football League (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. This was the Patriots' official insignia until 1993, when it was replaced by the current logo. He was created by Boston Globe cartoonist Phil Bissell in 1960.

The live mascot Pat, still employed, 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: XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLII, XLVI, and XLIX. Currently, there are two people who portray the mascot, according to the team's Media Guide: Gregory Cirrone and Adam Visbaras.[1]


  1. "2015 New England Patriots Media Guide" (PDF). New England Patriots. August 28, 2015. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
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