JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Companies throughout the Jacksonville space predict big crowds for the Jaguars-Chiefs playoff sport on Saturday.
Sports activities bars inform News4JAX that they’re gearing up for crowds as passionate as ever.
“We’re ordering extra meals, extra liquor,” mentioned Rana Kazaneh at MVP’s Sports activities Grille. “I’m hiring extra employees each day.”
MVP’s is a fixture in East Arlington, and bartenders like Kevin Vencito are making ready for the crowds that they haven’t traditionally seen when the Jaguars used to battle.
“Not many individuals coming in, leaving at halftime. Folks, they consider on this workforce — clearly, Trevor [Lawrence] — and we now have lots of key elements and those who we consider in,” Vencito mentioned. “So persons are staying and having enjoyable.”
Different bars in Northeast Florida are doing the identical factor. News4JAX known as round, and past MVP’s, Lillian’s Sports activities Grill in Ortega could have a dwell band. At Dalton’s Sports activities Grill in Middleburg, staff are ordering additional wings. At Shaughnessy Sports activities Grill in St. Augustine, past the crowds, it’ll have lots of takeout orders — typically a whole lot for wings. And Sneakers Sports activities Grille in Jacksonville Seaside says that it has been busy every weekend and that Saturday will probably be no exception.
There’s additionally the query of whether or not the workforce could have any actions earlier than leaving city this week. A Jaguars spokesperson on Tuesday mentioned, “No particulars to share. We’ll ship out a press launch if and when any particulars are made obtainable.”
And within the meantime, Music star Darius Rucker is clarifying his tweet Monday concerning the Jaguars saying: “In case your workforce is out who u bought within the @NFL playoffs. No one needs to see @Trevorlawrencee and the @Jaguars !!! Let me hear who u prefer to win all of it!!”
Whereas some thought it was a knock on the Jaguars, Rucker says that it was the other.
“The truth that u took that as hate when I’m saying that nobody within the NFL needs to see the Jags as a result of they’re enjoying nice soccer says quite a bit about u,” Rucker tweeted, partly, Tuesday. “I feel Trevor is without doubt one of the greatest 3 QBs within the league. And he’s a buddy.”
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