Mayor: EverBank Field to open Sunday night for Jaguars celebration

EverBank Field (Associated Press, file)

Jaguars fans now have a place to celebrate the team’s biggest win in 18 years.


Mayor Lenny Curry announced Sunday afternoon that EverBank Field would be open for fans to greet the returning players following their 45-42 AFC divisional playoff victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Curry said that gates would open at 6:30 p.m., with parking in Lot J and stadium entrance at Gate 1.

The victory secured the Jaguars’ third trip to the AFC Championship, which will be 3:05 p.m. next Sunday against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass.

Team officials expect the Jaguars to arrive at the stadium around 9 p.m.


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