New Meadowlands Stadium
Was it a dig at MetLife Stadium or the Jets — or both? The New Meadowlands Stadium is now officially named after MetLife. But to one Giants star, an old moniker will always ring true.
It’s official. The home of the Giants and Jets is going to be called MetLife Stadium for the next 25 years.
The final score was irrelevant. It means nothing. Here’s the most important thing to come out of the Jets’ 27-7 win over the Bengals on Sunday night. 3 catches, 66 yards and a 26-yard touchdown catch for Plaxico Burress.
The Chicago Bears’ offensive line couldn’t protect Jay Cutler against the New York Giants last season, and there are doubts whether this time will be any better.
MetLife stadium it is, according to the New York Post. The paper reported late on Thursday that the insurance giant “has inked a definitive agreement” for naming rights at the New Meadowlands Stadium.
Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers football player recovering from a serious spinal injury, is visiting New York Jets practice.
Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880’s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.
The Giants responded quickly to the NFL’s labor agreement on Monday by changing the home page on its website with a welcome back. “Giants Football Is Back. Do You Like It? Thanks For Being The Best Fans In The World!”
The agency will substitute single-level rail cars with multilevel trains on the Meadowlands Rail Line to increase seating capacity by about 20 percent.
MetLife is in advanced talks with New Meadowlands officials on acquiring the naming rights to the stadium that will be the site of the 2014 Super Bowl, Sports Business Daily reported Monday, though neither team nor the New York-based insurance company would comment.
Jets and Giants fans, welcome to… MetLife Stadium? According to a SportsBusiness Journal report, New Meadowlands Stadium officials are in “advanced discussions” with insurance giant MetLife for exclusive naming rights to the home of the Jets and Giants.
The Jets, losers of two straight AFC Championship games, have come up short again. Rex Ryan, who called his team the football Giants’ “big brother,” caught some revenge from San Francisco.
After speculation persisted that the Jets and Giants would open up the 2011 season against each other on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I think the NFL got this right. Then again, it may be a moot point.
Agudelo’s 59th-minute goal gave the United States a surprising 1-1 tie against Argentina in a high-profile exhibition game on Saturday night before 78,936 at the New Meadowlands Stadium.
Giants president and CEO John Mara remains optimistic that there will be an NFL season in 2011. But, to keep Giants fans at ease, he said on Wednesday that season-ticket holders won’t have to make payments until the lockout is resolved.