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GAMEDAY GUIDE: 8/22 Jets vs. Giants

Posted Aug 19, 2014

Welcome to the last home preseason game of 2014 at MetLife Stadium. The fourth annual MetLife Bowl is Friday vs the New York Giants at 7:30 p.m. Friday night’s game features USA Football and to celebrate, teams from the tristate area have been invited to the game and a select few have been chosen to play during halftime.


Parking lots open at 2:30 p.m. (See Parking FAQ)

Will Call opens at 4:30 p.m. (See Will Call on Stadium Map)

Stadium gates open at 5:30 p.m. and player warmups start at about 6 p.m.

Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.

This week the players will be wearing green jerseys and white pants.

The National Anthem will be performed Eva Agathis.

Halftime: Cheer on youth football teams from around the tristate area provided by Chase. Teams: Irvington Golden Knights, Ivy Hill Cowboys, Central Ward Cougars, East Ward Stallions.

The winner of the fourth annual MetLife Bowl will receive a $30,000 donation to the charity of its choice and the MetLife trophy will be displayed at the team’s year-round facility. The loser of the game will receive a $20,000 donation to the charity of its choice. The Jets' charity is Trust for Public Land, which creates safe and healthy play spaces for kids.


Scan-in Tips: We have created a short video that provides important pointers on how to use your new Jets Rewards Card(s) as you enter MetLife Stadium.

You may leave your card in the lanyard holder, or in your wallet, clutch, or other approved bag. The card does not need to be uncovered in order to work.

Please scan one card at a time and do not place more than one card in a single lanyard holder or wallet.

As soon as you print, forward, or resell a ticket, it is deleted from your Jets Rewards Card and you cannot use your card for entry into that game, but you can still enter the stadium using a print-at-home ticket or mobile device.


■ MasterCard® Priceless Surprises 10-Game Club: Be sure to use your physical Jets Rewards Card every time you come to the stadium. It’s the only way to remain eligible for the MasterCard Priceless Surprises 10-Game Club. MasterCard is surprising cardholders who scan in at all 10 home games in the 2014 season — and you could be next!

Look for the new Jets Launch Crew, presented by Seasonal World. This fan patrol will be working the parking lots and stands inside the stadium handing out giveaways and shooting T-shirts and giveaways into the crowd.

Check out the new Jet Plane and Runway tunnel that will welcome the players into the bowl during player introductions.

NRG phone charging stations are located around the stadium in the following places: Lexus Club, Sections 235 & 243; Toyota Coaches Club, Section 112; Chase Club, Sections 216 & 209; MetLife 50 Club, Section 139; 300-Level Concourse, Section 345; 100-Level Concourse, Section 118.

There will be more street food options such as gyros and wings, and some old favorites will be expanded to the 300 Level and Chase & Lexus Clubs.

Have questions about Jets Rewards? Staff will be stationed around the stadium to answer any questions. The staff members will be located in the following locations: MetLife 50 Plaza, Pepsi Gate, Verizon Gate, SAP Gate, 100 Level adjacent to Captain Morgan Bar, 100 Level behind Section 116, 300 Level near section 334.


■ Jets Shop Item of the Week: All Men’s and Women’s T-Shirts — 20% off.

■ Home Food Advantage: Tub of popcorn $4 (normally $5)

■ Free Face Painting: Kids, come get your face painted for free! Visit us pregame from 4–7 p.m. in Parking Lot L and the island outside of the MetLife Gate. Plus, face painters will be available starting at 5 p.m. at the Gen Jets Kids Zone, in between the Verizon and SAP corners on the 100-, 200- and 300-Level Concourses and the West and East Side Clubs.

■ MasterCard Cardholders: Use your New York Jets Debit MasterCard® from Chase at the Jets Shop Flagship Store and get 15% off.


Meet members of the Flight Crew Cheerleaders from 6–6:45 p.m. at the following locations:

Bud Light Gate

ESPN Radio Tent


Listen for the Aviators during the game. They will be positioned on the field in the Verizon Corner!


Gen Jets Kids Zone: Let’s have some fun! Come play on the inflatable rides, get your face painted for free, meet members from the Jets Flight Crew, draw with sidewalk chalk, blow bubbles, and dance with the DJ playing all the fun kid-friendly tunes. Visit the Gen Jets Kids Zone area between the Verizon and SAP Gates. Kids 4–12 can sign up for the free Gen Jets Kids Club for exclusive access, opportunities and a surprise gift!

MetLife Central: Visit MetLife Central on the West Side of the stadium. Stop by from 6:15–7:15 p.m. to meet and greet Jets Alum Wesley Walker. Test your football skills on the turf and high-five Snoopy! Members of the Jets Flight Crew Show will be available from 6–6:45 p.m.

Moe’s Southwest Grill: Come spin their two prize wheels where fans can win “Moe’s bucks” and other fun Moe’s. Come meet Jets Flight Crew members located between the MetLife and Verizon Gates and win Jets prizes.

Toyota: Check out the Toyota vehicle displays located on the West and East Plazas.

Bowlmor: Come experience the blow-up bowling game, meet the spokes-pin mascot and receive coupons in the Gen Jets Kids Zone between Verizon and SAP Gates. 

Lexus: Check out the plaza in front of the West VIP Lobby to see the latest vehicles from Lexus and learn how to enter for a chance to win two (2) Lexus Club tickets and pregame field passes to an upcoming home game.

Verizon: Start your Jets season in the Verizon Studio at MetLife Stadium where you can learn how the combined power of NFL Mobile and FiOS Quantum TV and Internet keeps you connected to the Jets all season long. Season Ticket Holders, don’t forget to bring your Verizon coupon to redeem your free Jets/Verizon T-shirt in the Verizon Studio!


We are always on the lookout to keep your gameday safe and intercept bad behavior but we can use your help! To report an issue anonymously on gameday, text the word JETS to 78247 or call the Jets Guest Service Hotline at 201-559-1515.

UPDATE: You can now bring in and keep the caps on plastic bottles. Just make sure they are factory-sealed soft drinks, 20 oz. or less. Stadium staff will review your bottle but not open it. Also, keep the cap when you purchase a non-alcoholic beverage at concessions stands.


The NFL’s carry-in bag policy will be in effect for the 2014 season to ensure a safe and secure game environment. Make sure you share this information with your family and friends attending the game! Fans may bring only the following style and size bag into the stadium:

Bags that are CLEAR plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” in size.

One-gallon clear plastic food storage bag.

Small clutch bag approximately the size of a hand (4.5” x 6.5”), with or without a handle or strap — this can be carried separately or within a clear bag.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to: all purses, bags or containers larger than a small clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags, and camera bags; seat cushions are also prohibited. For more information visit


Make your smart phone the command center for your Jets gameday experience. Download the Free Official Mobile App of the New York Jets to experience:

Live in-stadium video from multiple camera angles (only in-stadium).

Replays of every play seconds after it happens from live camera angles (only in-stadium).

Live Red Zone Channel to keep up with the action from around the league (only in-stadium).

Real-time statistics and scores from the official NFL stats engine, head-to-head stats of the matchup, player stats, drive-by-drive stats, box score and out-of-town scores around the league are available everywhere.

Plus, your Jets App will have an interactive stadium map with searchable concessions stands and amenities and allows you to report any gameday issues.


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