If only there was an app that helped the NFL and the NFL Referees Association make nice. Jets fans need not despair. Luckily, there are great apps available to help Gang Greeners keep up with everything from Rex Ryan’s mood to parking tips around MetLife Stadium and updates on Darrel Revus’ ACL injury as well as pertinent information about every upcoming Jets game. Here are the apps that diehard Jets fans should never go without.
Official New York Jets – Free
Catch up-to-the-minute team news, real-time drive stats and post-game blogs from your favorite players on this official, New York Jets mobile app. Problem reporting in and around the stadium helps you avoid traffic jams. Tons of extra features include in-depth charts by offense and defense, upcoming game schedules and post-game scores. Post- and pre-game videos plus fantasy player tracking make this a must-have app for Jets fans.
Football Fan: Jets Edition – $.99
This unofficial Jets app is slightly more adult than its official counterpart. Rated 12+, it features slightly left-of-center humor, a bit of profanity, rousing photos of cheerleaders and mild, sports-related violence. Roster information and player profiles with photos and videos, interviews and comprehensive news as well as stadium info and fan blogs make this a great, well-rounded app for fans above middle-school age.
Fireman Ed NY Jets Chant App – $1.99
Create your own personalized Jets chant or check out hundreds of Fireman Ed soundboards and videos, all devoted to the Jets. A raucous, team-spirit app to save and share with your best buds, this app also helps you save your vocal chords on game day. A portion of the proceeds supports Autism Speaks and the cystic fibrosis non-profit, Boomer Esiason Foundation.
Jets Radio & Media – $.99
Can’t get to the game? This app lets you listen in to live Jets games with great reception, plus get access to current news and happenings. Tickets and schedule information, team photos and videos are included.
MetLife Pocket Pass – Free
If you’re strategizing for next year already, then this is the app for you. MetLife Pocket Pass lets you register now for a chance to win next season’s VIP meet ‘n greets, tickets, autographed memorabilia and pre-game sideline passes. Great games like Coin Toss Prediction and Jets Trivia make this 21+ app a fan’s best friend.
New York Jets Interactive Magazine – Free Download with renewable pay-for subscription options
Jets Confidential Magazine has been a leading go-to source for comprehensive, in-depth info on the Jets for over 20 years. The app features several, pay-as-you-go renewal subscription options. Go for one month at $1.99, three months at $5.99, six months at $12.99 or one year at $24.99. Insider articles plus complete, in-depth info on everything Jets all-year round keeps you on top of the curve from season to season.
GasBuddy – Free
One of the things we love best about New Jersey is its gas prices. It’s standard operating procedure to gas up if you’re crossing state lines to get to the game and this free app lets you locate local New Jersey gas stations to compare current prices, saving you a ton of money better spent on Tim Tebow jerseys.
Don’t stop here. Check out Tailgate Fan to keep the party going at tailgatefan.cbslocal.com.
Corey Whelan is a freelance writer in New York. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.