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August 31, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. @ MetLife Stadium
New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles
THEME OF THE GAME: High School Football Night
CO-PILOT OF THE GAME: Season Ticket Holder Richard Cenci will be the honorary coin toss participant. Richard has been a season ticket holder since 1965.
MOMENT OF SILENCE: The Eagles and Jets will ask fans to observe a moment of silence prior to the National Anthem, in honor all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey and all the First Responders and Service Men and Women with their relief efforts.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: The National Anthem will be performed by Freeport High School Chorale.
PLAYER INTRO TUNNEL: The 2016-17 PSAL Girls Flag Football Champions, Tottenville High School, will form the player tunnel and participate in the Youth Tradition, in which they will stand in front of the players during the national anthem. The 2017 New York Jets/USA Football NYC Metro Regional 7on7 champions, Malcom X. Shabazz High School will serve as the pre-tunnel runnot group.
YOUTH FOOTBALL: Four youth football teams will be competing during halftime. North Arlington Youth Football will take on Kearny Generals Football, while the Lincoln Park Raiders will play the Newton Braves.
On the Plaza:
GEN JETS KIDS ZONE: Jets Fest will be located between the Verizon and SAP Gates. It will include inflatables, a DJ, juggler, player cutouts and more.
THE MICHAEL KAY SHOW: The Michael Kay Show will broadcast live from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m on the MetLife Stage.
ESPN RADIO: ESPN NY 98.7 FM with Don La Greca and Willie Colon will broadcast live pregame from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on the MetLife Stage.
DUNKIN DONUTS: Visit the Dunkin Donuts activation on the island between Lots E and F to hear about the “Sip, Peel, Win!” promotion. When you visit your local Dunkin Donuts, all large and XL hot cups will have a peel off game piece that gives participants the ability to instantly win prizes. In addition, the sampling team will distribute product samples and promotional collateral pre-game, while “peel n win” Joe the Cup interacts with fans. During halftime, six lucky fans will have the opportunity to head to the field to “peel” the “peel n win” Joe the Cup for instant prizes!
JETS EXPERIENCE: Inside the “Jets Experience,” find out how you size up against current Jets players, study up on your Jets history and take fun photos with oversized J-E-T-S letters and the logo gloves sculpture. New for this season, fans can pose for pictures on a life-sized trading card backdrop.
DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES: In the Toyota Club, the Department of Motor Vehicles will have an information table on “Don’t Text and Drive,” featuring a spin wheel with prizes.
Jets in the Community:
HURRICANE HARVEY: Christopher Johnson, on behalf of the Johnson family and New York Jets, has pledged $1 million to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to aid in the devastation impacting the state of Texas. Additionally, we are encouraging fans throughout the game, in stadium and on the CBS broadcast to text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10 to support the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
Info for Fans:
MERCHANDISE: All footballs will be 15% off.
JETS REWARDS: New this season, season ticket holders can scan into MetLife Stadium with mobile tickets to receive a 750-point mobile scan bonus. Alternatively and as always, they can use their Jets Rewards cards to earn a 750-point card scan bonus. Season ticket holders can also use their cards to spend Jets Cash at concessions and retail locations around the stadium.
FOOD & BEVERAGE: Pretzel Braids normally $7, will be $6 at all FRANKS Stands. In addition, all hot dogs and fountain sodas will be half off with your Jets Rewards card. Please note that there is a limit of four per card, per each item and game.
CLEAR BAGS: Fans are permitted to bring inside the stadium one clear plastic bag that does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” as well as one small clutch bag, approximately 4.5” x 6.5” (size of a hand). Purses, handbags, seat cushions, camera and binocular cases are not permitted.
UBER: Uber is the official ridesharing partner of the New York Jets. The pickup location will default to a pin in the official Uber Zone, which is located in Lot E off of West Peripheral Road, right outside of the Verizon Gate.