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GAMEDAY GUIDE: 8/11 Jets vs. Jaguars

Join Us for the First Preseason Game of 2016



The wait is over and football is back! We look forward to seeing the sea of green and white back at MetLife Stadium. Thursday night's game features Kids Night presented by Chase and Modell's. To celebrate, come visit the Kids Zone between the Verizon and SAP Gates. Activities will include Jets Fest, a video game trailer, free giveaways, members of the Jets Flight Crew taking photos in the photo booth, the Jets Juggler and much more!

Gameday Information

  • 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 6:30 p.m.
  • This week the players will be wearing white jerseys and green pants.
  • National Anthem: School Of Rock
  • Halftime: Youth Football

What's Happening on Gameday

  • Back for year three, the Jets Launch Crew, presented by Seasonal World. This fan patrol will be in the parking lots handing out giveaways and in the Stadium shooting t-shirts and giveaways into the crowd. 
  • Watch and listen to the ESPN Jets Pregame Show live from the MetLife Stage from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.
  • Have questions about Jets Rewards or Jets Cash presented by Mastercard? Staff will be stationed to answer any questions in both the Chase and Toyota Club spaces and near Section 142.

Free and Special Offers

  • Jets Shop Item of the Week: Youth Apparel 15% off (excluding jerseys).
  • Home Food Advantage: Popcorn Tub Tonight $5 (normally $6).

Jets Rewards Presented by Mastercard

Jets Rewards 10-Game Club: Season Ticket Holders, if you attend and scan in with your Jets Rewards Card at all 10 home games, you will receive a total bonus of 15,000 extra points and be eligible for a Mastercard Priceless Surprise, so make sure to start at this game.

Jets Cash: New Bonus Bucks Offer: Make purchases at the Stadium easier by loading Jets Cash on your Jets Rewards card. Get 10% Bonus Bucks for every dollar of Jets Cash you spend with any credit or debit card. Use a Mastercard and get an additional 5% in Bonus Bucks, a total of 15% for every dollar of Jets Cash you spend. Visit to load Jets Cash. Sign up for Jets Cash now.


Jets Fight Crew Cheerleaders

Meet members of the Flight Crew Cheerleaders from 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Jets Shop Flagship Store
  • Gen Jets Kids Zone presented by Chase

Jets Fest Activities on the Plaza

Gen Jets Kids Zone presented by Chase: It's Kids Night, so let's have some fun! Come play in the video game trailer, on the inflatables, draw with sidewalk chalk, blow bubbles and dance with the DJ, playing all the fun kid friendly tunes. Visit the Gen Jets Kids Zone presented by Chase and supported by Modell's and Montessori Children's Academy located between the Verizon and SAP Gates. Kids 4-12 can sign up for the free Gen Jets Kids Club for exclusive access and opportunities plus a free gift.

Jets Experience:How do you size up against current Jets Players? Come by the Jets Experience and see for yourself. New activations include a QB Vision, to show you what a receiver looks like from a QB's eyes 10-, 25- and 75-yards away.* *

JetBlue:Check out the tailfin in the Jets Experience located just inside the MetLife Gate.* *

ESPN Radio: ESPN Radio will be broadcasting pregame on the MetLife Stage from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Premio: Be sure to sample Premio sausage on your way into the Stadium between lots E and F.

Verizon: Fan's attending tonight's game can visit the Verizon Fan Zone for a chance to be upgraded to better seats, play the Verizon Game Time virtual reality experience, watch NFL Mobile, enjoy complimentary phone charging and more.  Phone Battery getting low?  Head to the Verizon Fan Zones on the Plaza and 100 Concourse level, or the Charge Up Bars in sections 131, 245a or 324 to charge up your phone without missing a second of the game.  Verizon.  Better Matters. 

Jets in the Community

Play Football Month, formerly known as USA Football Month, will celebrate all youth and high school football players and coaches this preseason.

  • Distribute over 4,000 complimentary game tickets to youth football organizations in tri-state area.
  • Youth Football Teams will participate in the following:
    • Lead the team out of the tunnel
    • Hold Jets Flags on field for pre-game activities
    • 4 Teams will scrimmage at half time from the Pioneer League in New York City Host and recognize on field the 2016 PSAL Girls Varsity Flag Football Champion Susan E. Wagner High School Falcons



Fans First

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.

Enhanced Public Safety Announcement

The NFL's carry-in bag policy will be in effect for the 2016 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

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