Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 12/26/12

It’s a good thing Santa Claus only works one day a year, because he might need some time to recover. Rather than leaving Jolly Old St. Nick some cookies and milk — something that’s been played out time and time again — Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was leaning toward a more unconventional approach. Spikes, known in the social media world for his off-the-cuff Twitter antics, dished out the following tweet on Christmas Eve, making it clear that Kris Kringle needs more than just baked goods during his global trek. We’re leaving a big fat rail of coke and a shot of Jack for Santa this year… cookies and milk will just slow him down. #SimpleTruth — brandon spikes (@BrandonSpikes55) December 25, 2012 There’s no word yet on if Spikes followed through with his plan, or if Mr. Claus opted for the party favors, but it definitely would have added a whole new dynamic to the big guy’s gift giving. Let’s just hope Mrs. Claus serves as the designated driver going forward.

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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