None of the local teams made it to the NFL playoffs this season, but that wont stop die-hard football fans from catching all the action.
They don’t call them Big Blue for nothing, and we’re talking the fans, not just the team. The Giants will be playing hard against the Eagles this Sunday and G-Men’s diehard tailgaters will be showing their spirit in full blue force by wearing outfits that scream “Playoffs, here we come!” Here are some easy, Sunday morning tips to help Giants tailgaters get their fan on in splendid, Big Blue glory.
Brutal wind and nasty, cold weather will be the tailgating norm for home games at MetLife Stadium from now until the end of the season. You can’t give Big Blue your cheering best if your skin is blue with cold. Here are some tailgating tips guaranteed to keep you toasty in the parking lots this winter.
With a 3-6 record and teammates anonymously blasting each other, the Jets need the support of their fans more than ever. Gang Greeners, however, may have problems of their own, particularly if they live in areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. As the tri-state area slowly comes back to life, the ongoing Jets-fests at these great party locations are making a comeback too.
Of course, you can’t go wrong in any lot if you’re surrounded by Gang Greeners, but here’s a breakdown on some of the most popular lot destinations and the tailgaters you’ll be rubbing elbows with when you park there.
Traffic snarls at MetLife are as legendary as our boys in blue and may be even more pronounced this weekend. Here’s a run-down on when to arrive, when to leave and how to avoid the worst of the gridlock.
Jets fans don’t play scared. This loyal bunch of die-hards love their team, win or lose, and will be betting on a Miami sweep this Sunday. For the best Dolphins trash talk, as well as fab food, flowing libations and Gang-Greener camaraderie, make sure to visit the tailgates of these amazing, legendary fans.
The one thing Giants fans can count on is that this Sunday’s game will be intense. If you can’t get to the stadium and help Big Blue eradicate rookie fever, no worries. RG3 can be booed just as effectively from any of these fan-packed weekly parties.
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The offense may be confused, but Jets tailgaters can’t afford to be. If you’re heading out to the game and giving it all for our boys in green, the rules of the road remain the same.
Some of Big Blue’s greatest legends have come to fame not in the stadium, but in the parking lot. These are the ultimate fans’ fans; tailgating greats who started out with a lone hibachi and a boombox in the Fassel days and went on to run the best Giants’ tailgate parties MetLife Stadium has to offer.
Jets fans can keep in touch with everything they need to know about their favorite team in an instant with these great, go-to apps. Get up-to-the-minute info on everything from scores to traffic jams plus fun games and chants made for smart phones and tablets.
Take it from the pros, to get the most out of tailgating at a Giants game, you’ve got to know the ins and outs of MetLife Stadium’s parking lots. Stadium regulations are designed to support the fan experience and keep people safe. Once you’ve got the rules down, you can concentrate on partying and rooting for your team.
Whatever it is you’re cooking up on game day, it’s the little extras that make or break your feast. Here are the condiments that Giants fans know make the party.
What better way to show team pride than by hosting a blow-out, take-no-prisoners tailgate on game day? Here are some great make-ahead alcoholic treats, complete with hometown flair. Whether our guys win or lose, don’t forget to wear those Jerseys with pride and to drink responsibly.