Originally written 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.

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