JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The city of Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Jaguars-- will be in the national spotlight Thursday night.
The team is hosting the division rival Houston Texans, in Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network.
The city has big plans for all of the Jags fans.
A two and a half four tailgate party will be part of the events held for Thursday night's game for international broadcast.
It is all part of showing that Jacksonville is a winning city.
Mayor Alvin Brown stood in front of City Hall flanked by city authority directors to show that Jacksonville is ready for the spotlight.
The Jags are headed in right direction we have great momentum and it takes a team to win and they are showing that, but I also want them to walk away with the city is behind the Jaguars.
The City hopes what happens is that fans are in the seats for Thursday game to show the world that Jacksonville supports a winner.