Here’s a reminder for fans of the Jets, the Giants, and their shiny new home. You’re invited to gather at Manhattan’s Bryant Park on Friday from 1-2 p.m. to celebrate the naming of MetLife Stadium.
The Jets will bring three of their big green guns — head coach Rex Ryan, quarterback Mark Sanchez and cornerback Darrelle Revis — to tomorrow’s festivities, along with other front-line players. The Giants similarly will be represented by head coach Tom Coughlin, QB Eli Manning and safety Antrel Rolle.
The players will talk about the 2011 season just around the corner and they’ll join MetLife’s celebrated PEANUTS characters for fun visuals and interactive experiences, with special emphasis on the youngest fans in attendance.
Another part of the proceedings will be the giveaway of 500 pairs of the annual Jets-Giants preseason game, the first to be played in the newly named MetLife Stadium, on Saturday night, kickoff at 7 p.m. EDT.
Ryan and Coughlin will address the crowd adn MetLife chief marketing officer Beth Hirschhorn will also be on the stage, along with the event’s host, Mike Golic, half of ESPN Radio’s Mike and Mike Show.
MetLife Stadium is home to the Jets and Giants and is thus the only active venue to serve as the home stadium for two NFL teams. And the stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014.
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