Denver Broncos defensive lineman Robert Ayers and safety Mike Adams are from New Jersey. Both have a lot of close family and friends. Neither had extra Super Bowl tickets to give away.
That prompted the men to develop a brilliant idea.
They could throw a Super Bowl party in New Jersey for everyone else to attend.
Hooters, of course.
"Unfortunately, the NFL, they limit us to how many [tickets] you can buy. So you can’t buy tickets for everybody. Plus, they’re not cheap," Ayers, who grew up in Jersey City and played football at Hoboken High School, told NJ.com. "So we have a little bar set up for my family to watch and they’re going to watch and enjoy the game from there."
It may not be the Super Bowl, but Hooters has a few things working in its favor.
The restaurant is indoors (forget the cold weather), good wings, tremendous fried pickles and, of course, eye candy.
"I figured they have good food and, you know … I’m just joking," Ayers told NJ.com. "It’s just a great sports bar and a nice place for our families to go enjoy the game."
Well, a good place to enjoy the game when you are not staring at the servers.
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