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Jets vs. Bengals

Welcome to the 2016 New York Jets Home Opener! We can’t wait to see and hear you at MetLife Stadium this Sunday as we kick off the 2016 season at 1:00pm against the Cincinnati Bengals. Sunday’s game, presented by SAP, will include fun activations from our partners around the plaza and in the parking lots. Upon entry, fans will receive a United States mini American Flag. We ask all fans to be in their seats early to help commemorate the 15th Anniversary of 9/11.  Don’t forget to visit with our partners on your way into the Stadium to see what great activities they have going on.


Gen Jets Kids Zone presented by Chase:
Be sure to jump on the inflatables 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.

Jets Experience
How do you size up against current Jets players? Come by the Jets Experience and see for yourself. New activations include 6-foot+ size Joe Nameth bobble head and a new QB vision, to show you what a receiver looks like from the QB's eyes 10, 25 and 75 yards away.

Meet members of the Flight Crew Cheerleaders from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the following locations:
  • Jets Shop Flagship Store
  • ESPN Activation
  • Jets Experience
  • NRG Activation
  • MetLife Stage Performance
Jets in the Community
On Sunday, the New York Jets have teamed up with Tuesday’s Children, the Stephen Siller Foundation and the 9/11 Memorial to honor 9/11 First Responders. Family members from Tuesday’s Children will be holding the American Flag while the Tuesday’s Children Chorus will be singing the National Anthem. Representatives from NYPD, FDNY, PAPD and Stephen Siller Foundation will be honorary captains during the coin toss. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase First Responders Hats in the team stores with 100% of proceeds going to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.


Bud Light Beer Garden: Stop by the Bud Light Beer Garden for $5 beers and listen to The Benjamins and meet Jets Legend Tony Richardson.

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

Come inside the SAP Gate and listen live as SNY’s Jeané Coakley and Jets Legend Mark Gastineau discuss the 2016 Jets Season starting at 11:30 a.m.

MetLife: Make MetLife Central your ultimate fan destination on gameday at MetLife Stadium! Meet Jets Alum Jay Feeley for an autograph signing from 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., take a virtual reality journey on the MetLife Blimp high above NYC and MetLife Stadium, and create a customized commemorative ticket with friends and family to print, wear, and share socially during the game. ESPN Radio will be broadcasting pregame at the MetLife Stage from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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 117, 131, 230b, 245a, 303 and 324 to charge up your phone without missing a second of the game.  Verizon.  Better Matters. 

Stop by the NRG Pod between the Pepsi and MetLife Gates to see how you can #WinTogether with NRG and the Jets. Fans can huddle up for pictures in the NRG / Jets team locker room set-up and have your pictures printed or sent to you via email or text to share on social media. Fans can also charge their phones at our charging station, powered courtesy of Jets Legend, D’Brickashaw Ferguson. NRG Home Solar will be onsite where you can sign up to be a customer and #WinTogether with NRG and the Jets.

Visit the Toyota displays on the MetLife plaza for some "car-nival" style fun. Try your luck at the RAV4 Roll-a-Way to score a prize. Take a souvenir photo in the Highlander Hang-Out or at the 3D sidewalk art scenes.  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. Score the fastest time of the day, and you'll score a chance to compete in the Finals to win the ultimate trip to Houston this February* - courtesy of Toyota.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. Contest Ends 1/1/17, subject to Entry Periods of the Jets home football games and full Official Rules available at the display found on the Plaza level of the Stadium. Must be legal resident of CT, NJ or NY who resides within 75 miles of MetLife Stadium (1 MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ  07073). Void outside CT, NJ & NY and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. Depiction of the Prizes in any advertising or promotional materials or physical display may not reflect the actual prizes delivered.

Blue Point Pub –
visit the all new Blue Point Pub on the concourse near Section 142, it’s just like their Patchogue tasting room, except not in Patchogue!

Bow Street Irish Whiskey Bar – Looking for a taste of Ireland in the middle of New Jersey? We’ve got the spot. Stop by the Bow Street Irish Whiskey Bar featuring some of Ireland’s favorites like Jameson and Powers.

Original Pizza Logs – It’s a gourmet pizza egg roll using only the best quality ingredients.  Kids love them with marinara, adults love them with wing sauce.  Try some today!  Available in select concession stands on every level of the stadium, as well as in the Chase and Toyota and Clubs.

Muscle Maker Grill – Looking for an easy way to eat healthy? Come try the Official Wrap of MetLife Stadium near Sections 109 and 339.

For more gameday details and what's happening outside on the plazas, check out the Gameday Guide: http://bit.ly/2cgADb5