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GAMEDAY GUIDE: 9/24 Jets vs. Dolphins

Jets Begin Home Slate Against the Division Rival Dolphins


After two weeks on the road, the home opener is finally here. We can't wait to hear you at MetLife Stadium at 1:00 p.m. against the Miami Dolphins. Sunday's game, sponsored by ShopRite, will unveil many new elements of the Jets gameday experience, including a redesigned wall wrap, dedicated Uber pick-up location, and a fun tailgate atmosphere at the Bud Light Beer Garden located outside the fence between the MetLife and Verizon Gates.

Gameday Information

  • Parking lots open at 8:00 a.m. (See Parking FAQ)
  • Will Call opens at 10:00 a.m. (See Will Call on Stadium Map)
  • Stadium gates open at 11:00 a.m., and player warmups start at about 11:30 a.m.
  • This week the players will be wearing green jerseys and white pants.
  • National Anthem: Brooklyn Youth Chorus
  • Halftime: Junior Flight Crew


What's Happening on Gameday

  • Check out the New Wall Wrap design making its debut!
  • Uber: New for 2017! Take an Uber to the game. Drop-off & Pick-up will be in Lot E. Have Questions? See an Uber Brand Ambassador in Lot E!
  • Visit the Bud Light Beer Garden in its new location outside the MetLife and Verizon Gates. $5 Bud Lights are available, listen to the DJ and win prizes from other Jets Sponsors.
  • Watch and listen to the ESPN Jets Pregame Show live from the MetLife Stage from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm.

Free and Special Offers

  • Home Food Advantage: Tacos & Burritos: $9.00.
  • Jets Shop Item of the Week: All Green Apparel 15% Off
  • Giveaway: All fans will receive a Jets Flag, courtesy of M&T Bank

Jets Rewards

Jets Rewards 10-Game Club: The Home Opener is game number three. Scan in to get closer to joining the 2017 Jets Rewards 10-Game Club!  If you scan into all 10 home games with your card or a mobile barcode (new for this season!), you will receive 16,000 bonus points to spend on great experiences and memorabilia.

FREE food, beverage, and merchandise for Jets Rewards Members: You have money preloaded on your Jets Rewards card(s) for 2017!  Simply tap your card to pay at retail and concessions stands around MetLife Stadium.  For details and to see the balance on your card(s), visit the Jets Rewards Portal here, and click on "Load Cash & View Balance" under Jets Cash.


Jets Flight Crew Cheerleaders

Meet members of the Flight Crew Cheerleaders from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the following locations:

  • ESPN Radio at the MetLife Gate
  • Bud Light Beer Garden

Jets Fest Activities on the Plaza

Bud Light Beer Garden:Head to the newly located Bud Light Beer Garden outside the gates between the Verizon and MetLife Gates. Enjoy the DJ playing all the Top 40 hits while sipping a $5 Bud Light while chatting with Jets Legend Tony Richardson and the Jets Flight Crew Cheerleaders.

ESPN Radio: ESPN Radio will be broadcasting pregame on the MetLife Stage from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Green Giant: Be sure to sample Green Giant's Veggie Tots on your way into the stadium between lots E&F.


Gen Jets Kids Zone, Presented by M&T Bank: Let's have some fun! The younger fans can play on the inflatables and dance with the DJ, playing all the fun kid friendly tunes. Visit the Gen Jets Kids Zone, supported by Modell's, located between the Verizon and SAP Gates. Kids 4-12 can sign up for the free Gen Jets Kids Club for exclusive access.

Jets Experience:Show us your Touchdown Dance and best pose. Come by the Jets Experience and see for yourself. Activations include a Joe Namath bobblehead, Flight Crew Cheerleader stand & pose and much more. 

MetLife:Make MetLife Central your ultimate fan destination on gameday at MetLife Stadium! Meet Jets Legend Damien Woody for an autograph signing from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Create a customized commemorative ticket with friends and family to print, wear, and share socially during the game. If it is your first game at MetLife Stadium, be sure to stop by the Benefits Desk to pick up MetLife My First Jets Game swag and prizes!

Ocean City Golf Getaway: Before heading into the gates, come visit the Ocean City Golf Getaway Tent located right outside the MetLife Gate, between lots E & F. All fans receive a golf ball marker and a koozie.

Premio:Be sure to stop by and get a free sample of Premio sausage inside the Bud Light Beer Garden.


SAP:Come inside the SAP Gate and listen live as SNY's Jeané Coakley and Jets Legend Eric Smith to discuss the home Jets schedule 11:30 a.m.

Sharp VR Lounge:Go behind the scenes with the new Sharp Virtual Reality Lounge located next to the Bud Light Beer Garden outside the gates between the Verizon and MetLife Gates. See what it is like to run out of the tunnel with the players or see if you have what it takes to make the passes to drive your team down the field in the new

Toyota:Visit the Toyota displays on the MetLife plaza for some "car-nival" style fun. Play Don't miss taking on the Sienna Storage Challenge - it's a race against time to see how fast you can fill the Sienna's cavernous cargo area. Show your Toyota Keys to win special prizes.

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.

     - High School Football Teams will participate in the following:

      • Lead the team out of the tunnel
      • As a part of the NFL's new initiative, Youth Tradition will form the player tunnel and stand with players on sideline during the National Anthem
      • Tottenville High School – 2016-17 PSAL Girls Flag Football Champions Tottenville Pirates
    • Malcolm X. Shabazz High School – 2017 USA Football NYC Metro 7on7 Regional Champions Shabazz Bulldogs

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 2017 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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