This Sunday we host the Jacksonville Jaguars at 1:00pm. Join us as we welcome and honor the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces with our annual Salute to Service game. Make sure you are in your seats early for special pregame activities you won't want to miss. For more information on the NFL's Salute to Service initiative, visit nfl.com/salute.
■ Parking lots open at 8 a.m. **(See Parking FAQ)**
■ Will Call, located at the MetLife South windows, opens at 10 a.m. **(See Will Call on Stadium Map)**
■ Stadium gates open at 11 a.m. and player warmups start at about noon.
■ Pilot of the Game: #25 Kerry Rhodes
■ Game time is 1 p.m.
■ This week the players will be wearing green jerseys and white pants.
■ National Anthem performed by women of the Armed Forces, representing all five branches of the military.
■ Halftime: West Point Band
Stars & Stripes Jets Rewards Bonus: Support our troops and be in your seats for roll call. Let's cheer for the service men and women during pregame ceremonies just like we cheer for our Green & White. Season Ticket Holders who scan into the Stadium using their Jets Reward Cards before 12:30 p.m. will earn 500 bonus points.
What's Happening on Gameday
■ Before the gates open, be sure to visit military displays on the Inner Loop Roadway between the Pepsi and MetLife Gates. These displays will be provided by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and National Guard. The activation begins at 8 a.m. and includes a military-grade Humvee, pull-up challenge and more.
■ This week we encourage fans to get into their seats early to celebrate Salute to Service Day. The on-field pregame activities will begin at 12:30 p.m. and include a joint service enlistment ceremony and over 200 service members saluting the American flag.
■ Letters for Our Troops: Come create a letter for our troops or bring one with you to the Kids Zone, located between the Verizon and SAP Gates. Along with the Red Cross, we will be collecting the letters and sending to the troops, thanking them for their service.
■ Grub: Grab the whole family and try to land the Jumbo Jet. Purchase one of three new signature food items that each feed 5 to 8 people. Choose from the two-foot-long Jumbo Jet Sausage, the four-plus-pound Jumbo Jet Bagel Sandwich, and the Jumbo Jet Loaded Soft Pretzel located just inside the MetLife Gate.
Free and Special Offers
■ Jets Shop Item of the Week: 15% off All Knit Hats.
■ Home Food Advantage: Personal Pizza — Today $8 (originally $10).
■ PREGAME BONUS ITEM: Before kickoff, at the Jets Experience, fans can print out this coupon and receive 25% off any Jumbo Jet Item — Jumbo Jet Sausage, Jumbo Jet Bagel Sandwich or Jumbo Jet Pretzel.
■ Free Face Painting: Kids, come get your face painted for free! Visit us pregame from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. in Parking Lot L and the island outside of MetLife Gate. Plus, face painters will be available starting at 11 a.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.
■ Show our young fans how to represent Jets Nation. If you see someone's passion cross the line and set a bad example for our young fans, text the word JETS to 78247 or call the Jets Guest Service Hotline at 201-559-1515. Remember, young fans will follow your lead, so please be respectful.
Jets Rewards Presented by MasterCard
If you scanned into all five of our home games with your Jets Rewards Card, you're halfway to becoming a member of the 2015 Jets Rewards 10-Game Club. Continue to scan into the remaining five home games with your Jets Rewards Card and you will receive a total bonus of 15,000 extra points and be eligible for a MasterCard Priceless Surprise.
Have you signed up? When you sign up receive $20 of bonus bucks from the Jets. If you sign up with a MasterCard receive an additional $20. Jets Cash is secure and seamless. Sign up now. Sign up now.
Jets Cash is accepted at every concessions stand and retail location with a tap-here-to-pay sign at MetLife Stadium.
Jets Fight Crew Cheerleaders
Meet members of the Flight Crew Cheerleaders from 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. at the following locations:
■ NRG Activation
■ Chase Activation
■ Jets Experience
■ Performance at MetLife Stage
■ Jets Shop Flagship Store
Jets Fest Activities on the Plaza
Find all the activations on the Plaza using this map.
Gen Jets Kids Zone presented by Chase: Come play on the inflatable rides, and check out Modell's QB toss and NEW oversized corn hole. Dance with the DJ, playing all the fun kid-friendly tunes. Visit the Gen Jets Kids Zone presented by Chase area between the Verizon and SAP Gates. Kids 4-12 can sign up for the free Gen Jets Kids Club for exclusive access and opportunities. Don't wait in line to fill out a waiver — **click here** and bring it with you to the game for quicker access to all the fun!
MetLife: Make MetLife Central your ultimate fan destination on gameday at MetLife Stadium and meet Jets Alum Victor Green. Enjoy fun new activations that include virtual reality that takes you on a journey on the MetLife Blimp high above NYC and MetLife Stadium! Create a commemorative ticket with a new design every game.
Verizon: Fans attending today's game can visit the Verizon Fan Zone for a chance to be added to the Verizon Upgrade List, play the Verizon Game Time virtual reality experience, watch NFL Mobile, enjoy complimentary phone charging and more. Also, if you're a Verizon customer, you deserve a better gameday experience. When you stop by the Verizon Fan Zone you can join the Upgrade List for an opportunity to be upgraded to better seats, better team gear, better experiences and many more premium offers. Verizon. Better Matters. Phone battery getting low? Visit the Verizon Studio on the 100 concourse level, Sections 131, 245a and 324 to charge up your phone at the Charge Up Bar, register your device for a secure locker, and don't miss a second of the game.
Tropicana: Come see the Tropicana activation on the inner loop roadway. The activation includes a photo activation. Enjoy a samples of Tropicana products and meet Jets Alum Tony Richardson.
Pepsi: Stop by the Pepsi Gate to show off your Jets fandom with our interactive photo stations. Give us your best smile and you could be transformed into a digital bobblehead, join the huddle with favorite Jets players, or put on the ultimate game face with virtual headgear and face paint. Photos will be instantly emailed to you to share with your friends on social media.
Premio: Visit the Premio activation on the island between Lots E &F for free samples of hot and sweet sausages. Just inside the MetLife Gate join us for the Premio Jumbo Jet Sausage Eating contest at Noon.
Chase: The Chase Locker Room provides fans with the opportunity to win co-branded team prizes throughout the regular season. Fans who are Chase customers are rewarded with more unique prizes such as higher quality premium items along with the chance to win V.I.P. experiences, on-field access and opportunities to get fans closer to the game.
Toyota: Check out the Toyota vehicle displays on the plaza by the new Toyota Club entrance just inside the MetLife Gate. Toyota is the official vehicle of the NY Jets.
Bud Light Beer Garden: Come listen to great music at the Bud Light stage and meet Jets Alum Ray Lucas. Don't forget to stop by the Bud Light Beer Garden for $5 canned beers.
BASF: Before heading into the gates, come visit the BASF tent located right outside the MetLife Gate from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Jets Season Ticket Holders will have the opportunity to earn Jets Rewards points as well as learn more about innovative products and solutions created through chemistry. Also, all fans are invited to enjoy opportunities to win prizes and giveaways, including a chance to win a signed Jets jersey.
New Jersey Lottery: Anything can happen in Jersey. Stop by the pedway in Lot G to check out the mobile retail trailer selling all NJ Lotto games, spin the prize wheel to win free giveaways, and meet Jets Alum Kenny Schroy from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
SAP: Come inside the SAP Gate and listen live as SNY's Jeané Coakley and Jets Alum Kerry Rhodes discuss the 2015 New York Jets starting at 11:30 a.m.
Topps:Visit the Topps Pop-Up Tent by the Verizon gate to get your hands on free exclusive Jets player card packs and a chance to win 25 FREE Packs in the Topps NFL Huddle trading card app.
ESPN Radio: ESPN Radio will be broadcasting pregame at its NEW location on the MetLife Stage from 11 p.m.–1 p.m.
NRG: Stop by the NRG Pod between the Pepsi and MetLife Gates and show us your #FanEnergy! Step inside the NRG/Jets team locker room set-up to have your pictures taken and make sure to email or text your picture to share on social media. Fans can also charge their phones at our charging station, powered courtesy of D'Brickashaw Ferguson. NRG Home Solar and NRG Home will both be on-site with Fan Plan details. Sign up and get a Jets helmet or gift card! If you cell phone battery is running low stop by one of our charging stations in Sections 117 and 346.
Make your smart phone the command center for your Jets gameday experience. Download the Official Mobile App of the New York Jets. Use your Jets App to:
■ Follow the game with real-time drive charts, play-by-play and stats.
■ Receive notifications on the latest breaking news and official transactions from the Jets.
■ Keep up to date with the latest articles, videos and team information, including the depth chart and injury report.
Enhanced Public Safety Announcement
The NFL's carry-in bag policy will be in effect for the 2015 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 nfl.com/allclear.
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