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Pats Fan Representing Boston Wins Philadelphia’s Wing Bowl

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Philadelphia (CBS) — The New England Patriots may not be taking home any rings this year, but Pats fan Jamie “The Bear” McDonald is.

The 37-year-old McDonald is from Connecticut and represented Boston/New England at Wing Bowl XXI in Philadelphia, and beat out competitive eaters from Dallas, New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C.

McDonald, a three-year Navy Veteran who began competitively eating a year ago, weighs in at a sleek 215 pounds, has biceps that fill the sleeves of his Tom Brady Patriots’ jersey, and benches 425 pounds, beat out three-time champion Jon Squibb.

McDonald inhaled a total of 287 wings to Squibb’s 282 in three rounds that totaled 31 minutes.

(Credit: CBS Philly)

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As expected, boos rained down on the “outsiders” from New York, Dallas, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and on McDonald’s Boston/New England contingent.

“You know, this wasn’t necessarily as intimidating as I thought, but the final result was a lot closer than I thought it would be,” McDonald told CBS Philly. “I do take this seriously and I did feel myself getting stronger. This was a great event.”

(Credit: CBS Philly)

(Credit: CBS Philly)

The grand prize that McDonald took home was $20,000.

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