The Jets (1-0) open their 2006 home schedule against the Patriots (1-0) Sunday at the Meadowlands. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. and the game will be brought to you by Toyota. The real SUV is back. With Toyota's all-new FJ Cruiser, the fun begins where the road ends. And it has an MSRP starting under $22,000. If you haven't had a chance to see an FJ for yourself, get on down to your local Toyota dealer or out to the Jets game to check it out. *
Wear Green and White
Fans, be sure to wear your green and white and remember: Quiet when we're on offense and bring the noise on defense!!!
Outside the Stadium
Visit the Budweiser Band Hall outside of Gate A for a performance by the local band Urban Trip. They will play from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Visit the 1050am ESPN Radio Tent, located by Lot 17, for the live broadcast of the Hennessy Countdown to Kickoff Jets pregame show. Hosts Don LaGreca and former Jet linebacker Greg Buttle will go on the air at 1 p.m.
Stop by the Bud Light Alumni Tent outside of Gate C and meet a member of the Jets Alumni.
Visit Generation Jets Fest, an interactive football theme park, located in the white bubble between Gates A and D. The theme park will open its doors at 2:15 p.m. and remain open until 4:15 p.m. Test your skills with our interactive football challenges the whole family can enjoy. You can also pick up your favorite players' jerseys or have the Jets face-painters help you "Show Your Green."
Be on the lookout for the Bud Tailgaters driving around the lots with free giveaways.
Stop by the Delta DJ Truck outside of a gate A and take some throws at their mini-toss.
In need of some coffee? Stop by the Dunkin Donuts truck at Gate D for free samples of their Latte. While there, be sure to check out the Jets Toyota FJ Cruiser. You could win the FJ Cruiser on your way into the game with the Dunkin Donuts Supreme Scratch and Score game card. Remember to pick up your game card to win!
Its going to be a nice day on Sunday, so cool off by picking up your free sample of Turkey Hill's Jets Sundae Blitz in front of the ESPN Radio Tent or by Gate B.
Take a walk towards gate C as Premio Sausage will be handing out samples to all tailgaters.
Be sure to track down the Sprint Wireless Street Team, appearing pregame in the Meadowlands' parking lots, to get the latest team news, ringtones and graphics sent directly to your cell phone. And make sure to enter the NY Jets Wireless Ultimate Game Day Sweepstakes to win pregame field passes, game tickets and Toyota 50 Club credentials for the Jets' home game against the Buffalo Bills on December 10.
As You Enter At The Gates
After you go through the turnstiles, grab a Jets Playbook which includes team rosters, depth charts, a match-up and a player feature.
You should also receive your chance to "Make the Call" with the Dunkin Donuts Supreme Scratch & Score card. You could win a Jets FJ Cruiser!
Inside the Stadium:
On all levels of the Stadium, stop by the Star Ledger tables where you can easily sign up for a paper subscription and also receive a MasterCard gift card. ALL FOR FREE!
Visit the MBNA kiosks located throughout the stadium to sign up for your Jets credit card and receive a free gift.
The team has asked for everyone to get into the stadium early for pregame festivities, beginning with player warm-ups one hour prior to kickoff. Pre-game festivities will include the unfurling of a giant American Flag by local troops, the National Anthem performed by American Idol Final 12 contestant and Levittown native, Kevin Covais, a flyover at the conclusion of the National Anthem by the 106th Rescue wing, and the introduction of the 2006 NEW YORK JETS!!!!!
At halftime, we'll pick four lucky contestants to participate in a Field Goal Kicking Challenge.
For your in-stadium Jets gear, visit the team's two team stores behind sections 111 behind section 311.
On Your Way Out
Don't forget to pick up your free Record newspaper at any of the gates. A Jets poster featuring Coach Mangini will be included for your enjoyment.
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