We aren't exactly sure if this is a harbinger for the Toronto Raptors season or not.
But...the Toronto Raptors are mourning the loss of their beloved Chicken/Raptor inflatable mascot for the upcoming basketball season.
You see, Mr. Chicken/Raptor appears to have blown out his achilles tendon after Wednesday nights Raptors/Timberwolves exhibition game.
Mr. Chicken/Raptor is widely known, particularly in Canadian circles for his signature move--the devouring of a random referee or cheerleader.
No word if the Raptors have promoted anyone from the minor league Mascot squad to replace him.
For those wondering how a mascot eating a person can be entertaining live (we were too)---here's some video: