Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/22/13

Tailgating is as much a part of football as helmets and shoulder pads, but that age-old tradition may get the ax in New Jersey this February. Those in charge of organizing Super Bowl XLVIII are reportedly considering banning tailgating in the lots surrounding MetLife Stadium as a way of easing space concerns. Jim Minish, vice president New Jersey Sports and Exhibition Authority, announced Thursday that the total capacity of the stadium’s parking lots will be trimmed from 27,000 to around 11,000, according to NorthJersey.com, and no vehicle will be permitted to take up more than one space.Filed under: Headlines, NFL, Super Bowl, Zack Cox

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