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Published: May 24, 2018 at 09:20 p.m.
Updated: May 25, 2018 at 10:09 a.m.

The art of tailgating

Kick off your Memorial Day barbecue with these photos celebrating the best of tailgating from around the NFL.

53 Photos Total

  • Fans tailgate before the NFL football NFC championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. 53

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    Minnesota Vikings vs Philadelphia Eagles, 2018

    Fans tailgate before the NFL football NFC championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia.

  • Green Bay Packers fan Justin Sipla tailgates before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. 52

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    Baltimore Ravens vs Green Bay Packers, 2017

    Green Bay Packers fan Justin Sipla tailgates before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Fans tailgate at Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. 51

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    New York Giants vs San Francisco 49ers, 2017

    Fans tailgate at Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.

  • Nathan Kemps III grills as he tailgates before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. 50

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    Green Bay Packers vs Dallas Cowboys, 2017

    Nathan Kemps III grills as he tailgates before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Arlington, Texas.

  • Fans tailgate prior to an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. 49

    Adrian Kraus/Associated Press

    Denver Broncos vs Buffalo Bills, 2017

    Fans tailgate prior to an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

  • Fans tailgate at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum parking lot before an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the New York Jets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. 48

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    New York Jets vs Oakland Raiders, 2017

    Fans tailgate at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum parking lot before an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the New York Jets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.

  • Fans pose for photos while tailgating prior to an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. 47

    Adrian Kraus/Associated Press

    Denver Broncos vs Buffalo Bills, 2017

    Fans pose for photos while tailgating prior to an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

  • Cincinnati Bengals fans play a game of corn hole as they tailgate before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Cincinnati. 46

    Frank Victores/Associated Press

    Houston Texans vs Cincinnati Bengals, 2017

    Cincinnati Bengals fans play a game of corn hole as they tailgate before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Cincinnati.

  • Jerry Young prepares food as he tailgates before an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. 45

    Adrian Kraus/Associated Press

    New York Jets vs Buffallo Bills, 2017

    Jerry Young prepares food as he tailgates before an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

  • Fans tailgate in the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum parking lot before an NFL preseason football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. 44

    Eric Risberg/Associated Press

    Seattle Seahawks vs Oakland Raiders, 2017

    Fans tailgate in the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum parking lot before an NFL preseason football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

  • Kayla Reardon and Chris Dawson as they tailgate before an NFL preseason football game between the Chicago Bears and the Denver Broncos, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Chicago. 43

    G-Jun Yam/Associated Press

    Denver Broncos vs Chicago Bears, 2017

    Kayla Reardon and Chris Dawson as they tailgate before an NFL preseason football game between the Chicago Bears and the Denver Broncos, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Chicago.

  • A fan tailgates before a preseason NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. 42

    Matt Ludtke/Associated Press

    Philadelphia Eagles vs Green Bay Packers, 2017

    A fan tailgates before a preseason NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Dan Jones, left, of North Andover, Mass., and Billy Burrows, of Billerica, Mass., boil lobsters while tailgating in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before an NFL preseason football game between the New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. 41

    Mary Schwalm/Associated Press

    Jacksonville Jaguars vs New England Patriots, 2017

    Dan Jones, left, of North Andover, Mass., and Billy Burrows, of Billerica, Mass., boil lobsters while tailgating in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before an NFL preseason football game between the New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • John Skaibinski, right, tends the grill while tailgating with his son Jay in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before the AFC championship NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. 40

    Elise Amendola/Associated Press

    Pittsburgh Steelers vs New England Patriots, 2017

    John Skaibinski, right, tends the grill while tailgating with his son Jay in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before the AFC championship NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Fans tailgate before an NFC wild-card NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. 39

    Mike Roemer/Associated Press

    New York Giants vs Green Bay Packers, 2017

    Fans tailgate before an NFC wild-card NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Seattle Seahawks fans play a wooden block stacking game as they tailgate before an NFL football NFC wild card playoff game between the Seahawks and the Detroit Lions, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Seattle. 38

    Stephen Brashear/Associated Pres

    Detroit Lions vs Seattle Seahawks, 2017

    Seattle Seahawks fans play a wooden block stacking game as they tailgate before an NFL football NFC wild card playoff game between the Seahawks and the Detroit Lions, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Seattle.

  • Fans tailgate outside of Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. 37

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    Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers, 2017

    Fans tailgate outside of Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

  • Boys jump for the football under the summer sun while tailgating in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before a preseason NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. 36

    Stew Milne/Associated Press

    New Orleans Saints vs New England Patriots, 2016

    Boys jump for the football under the summer sun while tailgating in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before a preseason NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Marco Loya, left, tailgates outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High before an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Denver. 35

    Joe Mahoney/Associated Press

    Pittsburgh Steelers vs Denver Broncos, 2016

    Marco Loya, left, tailgates outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High before an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Denver.

  • Marty Micale grills as fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Cleveland. 34

    Ron Schwane/Associated Press

    Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns, 2016

    Marty Micale grills as fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Cleveland.

  • Fans tailgate outside Lambeau Field before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. 33

    Mike Roemer/Associated Press

    Dallas Cowboys vs Green Bay Packers, 2016

    Fans tailgate outside Lambeau Field before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • An Oakland Raiders fan tailgates at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum before an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. 32

    Tony Avelar/Associated Press

    Indianapolis Colts vs Oakland Raiders, 2016

    An Oakland Raiders fan tailgates at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum before an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016.

  • Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Cincinnati. 31

    Frank Victores/Associated Press

    Denver Broncos vs Cincinnati Bengals, 2016

    Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Cincinnati.

  • Seattle Seahawks fan Chris Callan, second right, grills as cooks for a tailgate party before an NFL football game between the Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Seattle. 30

    John Froschauer/Associated Press

    San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks, 2016

    Seattle Seahawks fan Chris Callan, second right, grills as cooks for a tailgate party before an NFL football game between the Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Seattle.

  • Fans tailgate in the parking lot outside Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Chicago. 29

    Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated

    Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears, 2016

    Fans tailgate in the parking lot outside Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Chicago.

  • Fans tailgate in the parking lot outside Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Chicago. 28

    Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated

    Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears, 2016

    Fans tailgate in the parking lot outside Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Chicago.

  • Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Philadelphia. 27

    Chris Szagola/Associated Press

    Pittsburgh Steelers vs Philadelphia Eagles, 2016

    Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Philadelphia.

  • Brian Wackowicz, left, and Andy Ensign, both from Spencer, N.Y., talk while wearing buffalo wing hats while tailgating prior to an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y. 26

    Bill Wippert/Associated Press

    Cleveland Browns vs Buffalo Bills, 2016

    Brian Wackowicz, left, and Andy Ensign, both from Spencer, N.Y., talk while wearing buffalo wing hats while tailgating prior to an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

  • Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Cleveland. 25

    Ron Schwane/Associated Press

    Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns, 2016

    Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Cleveland.

  • Billy Burrows, of Billerica, Mass., tends his grill  built from a 327 Chevy short block racing engine while tailgating in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. 24

    Steven Senne/Associated Press

    Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots, 2016

    Billy Burrows, of Billerica, Mass., tends his grill built from a 327 Chevy short block racing engine while tailgating in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • A Denver Broncos fan tailgates prior to an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Denver. 23

    Jack Dempsey/Associated Press

    San Diego Chargers vs Denver Broncos, 2016

    A Denver Broncos fan tailgates prior to an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Denver.

  • Lobsters are served at a clambake tailgate before a NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. 22

    Winslow Townson/Associated Press

    Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots, 2016

    Lobsters are served at a clambake tailgate before a NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.

  • Fans tailgate prior to an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. 21

    Rick Scuteri/Associated Press

    San Francisco 49ers vs Arizona Cardinals, 2015

    Fans tailgate prior to an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars fans tailgate outside the stadium before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015. 20

    Stephen B. Morton/Associated Pre

    Houston Texans vs Jacksonville Jaguars, 2015

    Jacksonville Jaguars fans tailgate outside the stadium before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.

  • Chicago Bears fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers,  Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Chicago. 19

    Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated

    Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears, 2015

    Chicago Bears fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Chicago.

  • Fans tailgate outside the stadium before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015. 18

    Mike McCarn/Associated Press

    Green Bay Packers vs Carolina Panthers, 2015

    Fans tailgate outside the stadium before an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.

  • A fan tailgate before during an NFL football game between the San Diego Chargers and the Miami Dolphins Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in San Diego. 17

    Gregory Bull/Associated Press

    Miami Dolphins vs San Diego Chargers, 2015

    A fan tailgate before during an NFL football game between the San Diego Chargers and the Miami Dolphins Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in San Diego.

  • Fans arrive at twilight for an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. 16

    Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

    Miami Dolphins vs New England Patriots, 2015

    Fans arrive at twilight for an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Joe Robinson holds his dog Clay as he tailgates before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. 15

    Mike Roemer/Associated Press

    Kansas City Chiefs vs Green Bay Packers, 2015

    Joe Robinson holds his dog Clay as he tailgates before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Tom Bowman of Canton, Ohio waves a Terrible Towel as he wears a Pittsburgh Steelers helmet he made to honor Steelers running back Jerome Bettis before a preseason NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings in Canton, Ohio,  Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. 14

    Gene J.Puskar/Associated Press

    Minnesota Vikings vs Pittsburgh Steelers, 2015

    Tom Bowman of Canton, Ohio waves a Terrible Towel as he wears a Pittsburgh Steelers helmet he made to honor Steelers running back Jerome Bettis before a preseason NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings in Canton, Ohio, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan Kelly Basil ties down his team flags in the wind while tailgating before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. 13

    Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Pr

    Atlanta Falcons vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2015

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan Kelly Basil ties down his team flags in the wind while tailgating before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015.

  • People tailgate before the San Diego Chargers play the Detroit Lions in a football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in San Diego. 12

    Denis Poroy/Associated Press

    Detroit Lions vs San Diego Chargers, 2015

    People tailgate before the San Diego Chargers play the Detroit Lions in a football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in San Diego.

  • Oakland Raiders fans grill food while tailgating at O.co Coliseum before an NFL preseason football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Arizona Cardinals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. 11

    Tony Avelar/Associated Press

    Arizona Cardinals vs Oakland Raiders, 2015

    Oakland Raiders fans grill food while tailgating at O.co Coliseum before an NFL preseason football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Arizona Cardinals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.

  • Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. 10

    Mike Roemer/Associated Press

    Kansas City Chiefs vs Green Bay Packers, 2015

    Fans tailgate before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Denver Broncos fans Adam Avina, right, and Trevor Martinet tailgate prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Denver. 9

    Jack Dempsey/Associated Press

    Cincinnati Bengals vs Denver Broncos, 2015

    Denver Broncos fans Adam Avina, right, and Trevor Martinet tailgate prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Denver.

  • Tennessee Titans fan Chris Clark tailgates outside Nissan Stadium before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. 8

    James Kenney/Associated Press

    Indianapolis Colts vs Tennessee Titans, 2015

    Tennessee Titans fan Chris Clark tailgates outside Nissan Stadium before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars fans tailgate with a Christmas tree in their van in the parking lot of EverBank field before an NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Indianapolis Colts in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. 7

    Stephen B. Morton/Associated Pre

    Indianapolis Colts vs Jacksonville Jaguars, 2015

    Jacksonville Jaguars fans tailgate with a Christmas tree in their van in the parking lot of EverBank field before an NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Indianapolis Colts in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.

  • Football fans tailgate in the parking lot at MetLife Stadium before the start of an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. 6

    Seth Wenig/Associated Press

    San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants, 2015

    Football fans tailgate in the parking lot at MetLife Stadium before the start of an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J.

  • Kansas City Chiefs fans tailgate before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 5

    Colin E. Braley/Associated Press

    New England Patriots vs Kansas City Chiefs, 2014

    Kansas City Chiefs fans tailgate before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

  • Miami Dolphins inflatable decorations are displayed by a fan before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. 4

    Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press

    New York Jets vs Miami Dolphins, 2014

    Miami Dolphins inflatable decorations are displayed by a fan before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Dallas Cowboys fan Jenson Rush, left, and New York Giants fan Jonathan Rodriguez, 2,  of Little Elm, Texas, tailgate with their families before an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct., 19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. 3

    LM Otero/Associated Press

    New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys, 2014

    Dallas Cowboys fan Jenson Rush, left, and New York Giants fan Jonathan Rodriguez, 2, of Little Elm, Texas, tailgate with their families before an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct., 19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

  • Pittsburgh Steelers fans tailgate outside Heinz Field before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. 2

    Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

    Tennessee Titans vs Pittsburgh Steelers, 2013

    Pittsburgh Steelers fans tailgate outside Heinz Field before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

  • Fans tailgate in the Candlestick Park parking lot before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. 1

    Tony Avelar/Associated Press

    Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers, 2012

    Fans tailgate in the Candlestick Park parking lot before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.