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Jets Expand Draft Week Fan Activities

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The New York Jets announced on Tuesday that they will expand its Draft Week to feature three events surrounding the 2013 NFL Draft. The franchise who will team with official team partners the New York Daily News, EMC/SAP, Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar, Pepsi, Toyota and Verizon as fans will have unprecedented access to the players and facilities during this year’s Draft.

There will be a Draft Party exclusive to Season Ticket Holders, held at MetLife Stadium on Thursday, April 25 in addition to watching the Draft live in four in-stadiums videoboards; those attendees will get autographs from Jets players.

Those scheduling to appear on that day are Quinton Coples, Kendrick Elis, Stephen Hill, Muhammad Wilkerson and Kyle Wilson.

For the first time Season Ticket holders will have the opportunity to tour the Jets home locker room, and the night will feature on-field activities and appearances by the Jets Flight Crew Cheerleaders. One lucky Season Ticket holder will be randomly selected to have the honor of announcing the team’s fourth-round draft pick live at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday April 27.

Admission to the party at MetLife is free for Season Ticket holders, but tickets-which can be downloaded at My Jets Account, are required for entrance.

The Jets will also partner with local Houlihan’s establishments to encourage Jets fans to meet up to experience the First Round of the Draft on Thursday night. The Hasbrouck Heights location in NJ and Farmingdale on Long Island will serve as the Featured restaurants and will have appearances by Jets Alumni and Flight Crew Cheerleaders.

Saturday, April 27 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. the team will welcome all fans to the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, NJ for Jets Draft Family Fun Day. Jets fans and their families can watch the remainder of the 2013 NFL Draft and meet the Flight Crew Cheerleaders, while also having the opportunity to meet the team, which includes appearances by Kendrick Ellis, Muhammad Wilkerson and Kyle Wilson.

There will be a ton of kid friendly activities on that day including Jets Fest, an interactive team playground and those in attendance can tour the players’ locker room. Admission and parking for that day is free, however signup is required at newyorkjets.com

Those participating in the events will receive a free 2013 Jets Draft T-Shirt, while supplies last.

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