The Giants (1-1) host the Jets (1-1) tonight in their annual preseason matchup, which is now being dubbed the “MetLife Bowl” with the winner awarded the Snoopy Trophy.
Kickoff: 7:00pm Eastern
Site: Metlife Stadium
TV: WNBC 4 NY: Bob Papa, Carl Banks, Howard Cross and Bruce Beck
Radio: WCBS-FM 101.1 Chris Carrino, Roman Oben, Shaun O’Hara and Paul Dottino
Weather: Clear, high 60’s
The series…The Giants and Jets meet for the 45th consecutive preseason since the series began in 1969. The Giants trail in the series, 23-20-1. In the regular season, the Giants and Jets have met 12 times, with the Giants leading the series, 8-4. The Giants and Jets last met in the 2012 preseason, when the Giants beat the Jets, 26-3, in MetLife Stadium.
So far…The Giants kicked off the 2013 preseason with an 18-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Heinz Field. In their second game, the Giants lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 20-12, in MetLife Stadium. The Jets lost to the Detroit Lions, 26-17, in their preseason opener in Ford Field. In their second game, The Jets defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars, 37-13, in MetLife Stadium.
GEICO SportsNite has reaction from Giants and Jets players about the teams playing each other in Saturday’s preseason game.