The big game is still almost two weeks away, and while there will be all sorts of events throughout the metropolitan area of nearly 20 million, the excitement hasn’t quite started to spike yet.
With the Super Bowl coming soon to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, teams are not the only ones with a game plan.
The “Getting to the Game” website offers an interactive map showing real-time traffic delays in the area of MetLife Stadium. It also includes links to travel information from NJ TRANSIT and the Port Authority.
The National Football League says it has considered contingency plans in case a serious storm slams the Tri-State area around Super Bowl time.
New Jersey Transit is offering a special pass to ease travel for the first Super Bowl to be played outdoors in a cold-weather locale.
The NFL huddled with PSE&G Thursday on the plan to supply electricity to MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII in February.
A test run for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Saturday.
“At our last game at MetLife Stadium, our fans were cheering like crazy for us. Obviously they’re disappointed like we’re disappointed that our record is what it is, but when you go to MetLife, our fans bring it.”
Rookie quarterback Geno Smith was making his first career start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The highly regarded Farmer’s Almanac has predicted a bitter cold winter for most of the country and a lot of precipitation.
Authorities say on Thursday, Victor Kwak, 22, lost control of his car and struck a curb, then swerved onto a sidewalk and hit 28-year-old Sandra Munoz-Molina of Carlstadt.
Developer Triple Five says the NFL teams are engaging in a “campaign to delay, thwart and ultimately prevent” the American Dream project from being built at the Meadowlands sports complex.
The New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force hosted a symposium Tuesday to devise anti-trafficking strategy ahead of the Super Bowl and other major events in the state.
“His heart is with … talking to him, he would love to be with the Giants,” Hugh Freeney, Dwight’s father, told Sirius radio’s Adam Schein. “But the Giants unfortunately … doesn’t have the money for it. They’re broke.”
Johnson did acknowledge on Tuesday that fans should “be patient and have trust we’re doing the best thing for your team.” But on the other hand, he wants fans to know that there will be excitement in East Rutherford this coming season.