Posts Tagged ‘Yom Kippur’

League moves Jets’ Week 3 kickoff time to 1 p.m. ET

The NFL has changed the scheduled start time for the Jets’ Week 3 home game against the Titans to 1 p.m. ET because Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, begins at sundown on Sept. 27. The game originally was scheduled for 4:15 p.m. ET, drawing complaints from the Jets, who suggested the kickoff time change.

Jets hope Week 3 kickoff time can be changed

Jets owner Woody Johnson sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell today, asking to to have the kickoff of the Jets’ Sept. 27 home game against Tennessee moved from 4:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. to avoid conflict with the Jewish observance of Yom Kippur.

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