Pelicans are a formidable mascot

Pelicans are a formidable mascot
November 1, 2013, 12:45 pm
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New Orleans Pelicans mascot Pierre the Pelican performs for the crowd during the second half of a game at New Orleans Arena. The Pacers defeated the Pelicans 95-90.

(Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

When the New Orleans Pelicans, formerly the Hornets, announced thier mascot change it wasn't exactly warmly welcomed. "Pelican"doesn't strike fear into the hearts of opponents, or anyone for that matter, so we thought, but CSN Washington's Michael Jenkins provides proof and commentary that a Pelican is a formidable mascot.