He is a mascot because the Patriots organization has decided that Pat Patriot is emblematic of the New England Patriots so they decided that he would be their mascot.
The Patriots mascot is named Pat Patriot. Click on the 'Pat Patriot' link on this page to see a picture of 'him'.
The Patriot on the helmet does not have an official name but is unofficially referred to as "Flying Elvis." The mascot's name is Pat Patriot.
The Patriots mascot, Pat Patriot, is a Minute Man. The choice of a Minute Man mascot pays homage to the colonial / revolutionary history of the Massachusetts region.
Several colleges use a patriot as their mascot. Some of them include Francis Marion University, Dallas Baptist University, and Coral Ridge Baptist University.
It depends which Pats mascot you're thinking of. The old standby, still preferred by many die hard Pats fans was always known as Pat Patriot. When the new logo came out in 1993 it was dubbed, "The Flying Elvis". However, in 1994, when the Patriots introduced a costumed sideline mascot people began referring to him as Pat Patriot. I'm like 99% sure his name is Pat Patriot.
Pat Patriot is emblematic of the historical roots of the New England region, harking back to the days surrounding the American revolution in the late 1700's.
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It's called the Pawtucket Patriot, brewed at Pawtucket Brewery and created by Pawtucket Pat.