Our game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at 1 p.m. is presented by EMC/SAP and features Military Appreciation Day.
■ Daylight Savings: Don't forget to change your clocks this Sunday. We "Fall Back" an hour.
■ NYC Marathon Traffic Advisory: There will be street and bridge closures Sunday due to the New York City Marathon. Please plan your trip to MetLife Stadium accordingly.
■ Parking lots open at 8 a.m. (See Parking FAQ)
■ Will Call opens at 10 a.m. (See Will Call on Stadium Map)
■ Come help us welcome our players and coaches at the Jets Runway starting promptly at 10:30 a.m. The Jets Runway is in the main walkway between Lots F & G beginning at the flagpoles and ending at the MetLife Central Gate. Watch video from before the Patriots game here. Get there early for a chance to receive a special giveaway (supplies limited).
■ Stadium gates open at 11 a.m. and player warmups start about 12 p.m.
■ Get in your seats early to witness the largest military enlistment ceremony to take place at a sporting event. The enlistment will include 30 Future Soldiers and 24 Airmen and will take place on the field at 12:45 p.m. Plus a very special kickoff.
■ Sunday's National Anthem will be sung by MaryKay Messenger and the USO Show Troupe. Cadets and veterans dating to World War II will be present to hold the full field flag during the National Anthem.
■ Our halftime will feature a performance by the West Point Band.
■ We're celebrating Military Appreciation with an unprecedented day to salute the men and women who have served and are serving as members of the armed forces. The American Forces Network will be airing the Jets-Saints game in 175 countries and to all the ships at sea. Several military branches and outreach groups will be on site in the parking lot between the MetLife and Verizon Gates. Stop by to see a replica F22.
■ Come visit our parking lot bean bag toss setup underneath the flagpoles in the corner of Lot G and play a few games during your tailgate.
■ Get an official Gatorade sideline camo Military Appreciation Day Towel by being one of the first 20 to donate to our Jets Play 60 Sports Equipment Drive benefiting Up2Us by donating new and gently used athletic equipment every game between the Pepsi and MetLife Gates beginning at 11 a.m. Share your passion for sports and provide a great opportunity for a child to get exercise and Play 60! Up2Us is a nonprofit organization using sports to solve the critical challenges facing America's children today. For accepted items visit newyorkjets.com/community.
■ The ESPN New York 98.7FM pregame radio show with Don La Greca and Greg Buttle will be broadcasting live starting at 11 a.m. from a mobile studio located between the MetLife and Verizon Gates.
■ Visit MetLife Central and enjoy our new Home Food Advantage signature items from Nonna Fusco's (Italian specialty items), Liberty Sausage (new overstuffed sandwiches), Lucky's (Asian noodles and dumplings) and Tacos Roqueros (fresh-made tacos and burritos).
■ NFL RedZone will be on in-stadium videoboards from gates open until pregame warmups.
■ Share your gameday Tweets and Instagrams using #nyjets or #gamedaygreenout for the chance to see yourself on the videoboards.
■ $2 bottled water is available with any entrée purchase at all of the following locations: Boardwalk Fryer, Bubba Burger, Papa John's, Franks, Deli and Lobels.
■ Jets Shop Item of the Week: Nike Salute to Service Hoodie, originally $95, Sunday $85. New Era Salute to Service 5950 Hat, originally $40, Sunday $35.
■ Home Food Advantage: The Salute to Service Souvenir Soft Drink Cup, $6 with one FREE refill! Plus $5 cans of beer (12 oz.) are available at the Bud Light Band Stage Island bar and at portables located in Sections 106, 118, 133, 144, 201, 226, 305, 332, 330, 346 and MetLife Central.
■ Free Face Painting: Show your Green & White pride and get your face painted for free! Visit us pregame from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. in Parking Lot J and the island outside the MetLife Gate. Plus, face painters will be available starting at 11 a.m. at the Gen Jets Kids Zone and in between the Verizon and SAP corners on the 100, 200 and 300 level concourses.
■ Bud Light Beer Garden: Visit the Bud Light Beer Garden for $5 draft beers, located outside the Bud Light Gate near the NJT train. You may enter, exit, and re-enter the Beer Garden through the Bud Light Gate from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
■ MasterCard Cardholders: Use your New York Jets Debit MasterCard® to purchase one of two Value Meals and pay only $5, a $2 savings — hot dog, chips and a 12-oz. fountain drink available at all Franks stands, or turkey wrap, apple slices and 12-oz. fountain drink available at all Deli locations. Plus, use your New York Jets Debit MasterCard® from Chase at the Jets Shop Flagship Store and get 15% off.
JETS FLIGHT CREW CHEERLEADERS
Meet members of the Flight Crew Cheerleaders from 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. at the following locations:
■ Stop by the Jets Flagship Store to pick up the 2014 Jets Flight Crew Calendar and have it signed by members of the Flight Crew!
■ Don't miss the Flight Crew Show Team performance at the MetLife Stage.
■ ESPN Radio tent
■ Bud Light plaza
■ Verizon plaza
■ Toyota Coaches Club, Chase Club and Lexus Club
JETS AVIATORS DRUMLINE
Don't miss the Aviators Drumline at the following locations:
■ Jets Walk beginning at approximately 10:25 a.m.
■ Parking lots from 10:45–12 p.m.
■ MetLife Central plaza performance at 12:05 p.m.
■ On-field pregame performance and J-E-T-S Chant at 12:45 p.m.
■ In Section 209 throughout the game
■ MetLife Central Gate for 15 minutes postgame
JETS FEST ACTIVITIES ON THE PLAZA
■ Gen Jets Kids Zone: Calling all Jets kids! Come play on the inflatable rides, get your face painted for free, draw with sidewalk chalk, and get your free caricature drawing. Visit the Gen Jets Kids Zone area between the Verizon and SAP Gates. The Gen Jets Kids Zone closes 30 minutes prior to kickoff.
■ MetLife Central: Visit MetLife Central on the West Side of the stadium. Test your football skills on The Turf and high-five Snoopy! Stop by from 11:50 a.m.–12:50 p.m. to meet and greet with Jets alumni Freeman McNeil. The Jets Flight Crew Show Team will be performing from 11:30–11:45 a.m. at the MetLife Stage followed by a performance from the Jets Aviators and the USO Show Troupe.
■ Pepsi: Enjoy free samples from Pepsi and show your Green & White fandom on the Pepsi green screen.
■ Bud Light: Come listen to great music by Abandoned at the Bud Light stage. Don't forget to stop by the Bud Light Beer Garden for $5 canned beers.
■ Verizon Corner: Stop by the Verizon Studio located on the 100 level in the Verizon Corner to learn how you can get closer to the game with the unrivaled speed of FiOS Quantium℠ and coverage of every NFL game on NFL Mobile. Get hands-on with the latest technology, enter to win official Jets gear.
■ Dunkin' Donuts: Enjoy free Jets-themed coffee and donut samples from Dunkin' Donuts on the inner-loop roadway. Spin the prize wheel for the chance to win $2 Dunkin' Donuts gift cards.
■ Toyota: Check out the Toyota vehicle display on the plaza. Take your #1 Pick photo at the Jets Podium. Plus, enter to win a new 2014 Jets-wrapped Toyota Corolla and Jets-signed item at jetscorolla.com. Sweepstakes ends Dec. 1, 2013.
■ Lexus: Visit the Lexus vehicle display located outside of the Hertz West VIP Lobby. Guess how many footballs fill up the Lexus CT and you'll have the chance to win Jets-autographed merchandise. Once you have your guess, visit LexusSweeps.com/Guess. Winners will be notified after Jan. 1, 2014.
■ Papa John's: Papa John's will be giving out free coupons to fans at each gate postgame. The offer is valid for 50% off order after a Jets win and/or two large cheese pizzas for $12.99 (available online only).
■ Premio:Come watch the sausage eating contest between the MetLife and Verizon Gates. Enjoy live music, giveaways and free samples of Premio's quality sausages.
■ Kingsford Grills: Make sure to stop by the Kingsford grilling competition in between the Verizon and MetLife gates from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. as contestants compete to win great Jets and Kingsford prizes.
We are always on the lookout to keep your gameday safe and tackle 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 Services Hotline at 201-559-1515.
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■ Live in-stadium video from multiple camera angles
■ Replays of every play seconds after it happens from live camera angles in-stadium
■ Live Red Zone Channel to keep up with the action from around the league
■ Real-time statistics and scores from the official NFL stats engine, head-to-head stats of the matchup, player stats, drive-by-drive stats, boxscore and out-of-town scores around the league
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