Today’s the day. The Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will touch down in New Jersey, signaling the official start to Super Bowl week.
First come the Broncos. The team is scheduled to arrive at Newark Airport at 3:30 p.m.
At 5 p.m., members of the team, including quarterback Peyton Manning and coach John Fox, will meet with media aboard the Cornucopia Majesty yacht, which will be docked at the Hyatt in Jersey City (that’s the Broncos’ hotel, at 2 Exchange Place).
Next it’s the Seahawks, set to touch down at Newark Airport around 7 p.m. Then, at 8 p.m., a press conference at the Westin Jersey City (479 Washington Blvd.), where the team is staying, with coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and the city, in partnership with the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce, will have welcoming events for the two teams, with music, giveaways and hot chocolate for those wanting to watch the the Broncos and Seahawks make their way to their hotels.
In honor of the Super Bowl, Jersey City is renaming Christopher Columbus Drive to Super Bowl Drive.