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Going to the Game? George W. Bush Tossing Coin Among 9-11 Tributes

*WHAT:New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
WHEN:Sunday, 3:25 p.m. (CST)
WHERE:AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Here are some things to know about Sunday's regular-season opener with the Giants at AT&T Stadium.

  • The Cowboys will pay tribute to the 15-year anniversary of 9-11, with a pre-game video moments before kickoff.
  • President George W. Bush and the former first lady Laura Bush are expected to be part of the pre-game coin toss. Five years ago, the 43rd U.S. President and his wife also flipped the coin for the Cowboys-Jets game in New York for the 10-year anniversary of 9-11.
  • At halftime, the Cowboys will have an appreciation tribute for the first responders as another tribute to the 9-11 ceremonies.


  • AT&T Stadium Parking Lots Open – 10 a.m.
  • Miller Lite and AT&T Plazas Open – 12 p.m.
  • Event Level Parking Opens – 1 p.m.
  • Game kickoff – 3:25 p.m.
  • Postgame Party at Miller Lite Corral (West Plaza) – 6:30 p.m. 

On the Plazas

  • The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders will split their squad in half for pregame performances on both the East and West Plazas.
  • Rhythm & Blues Dance Team, Rhythm & Blue Drum Line will perform on both East & West plaza before the game.
  • On the AT&T East Plaza, there will also be a free Kids Zone, complete with mechanical bull, rock climbing wall and zip line. There will also be NFL Play 60 games, face painting and balloon animals.
  • After the game, The Jason Kahn Band will perform in the Miller Lite Corral for about two hours following the game.

Did You Know:

  • The roof and the doors are expected to be closed for this game.  Please note that this can change up to 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
  • Managing your mobile tickets through the AT&T Stadium app is easier than ever!  Please note that if you transfer your ticket(s), your commemorative ticket(s) will no longer be valid.  Please note that PDF and print-at-home tickets are no longer accepted at AT&T Stadium.
  • If you choose to enter AT&T Stadium using a mobile ticket: Please increase the brightness level on your mobile device to help scan your ticket with ease. You will be given a seat locator upon scanning your mobile device.  Make sure you hold onto your seat locator throughout the game, as this is your credential in the building.
  • The NFL and AT&T Stadium have instituted a policy prohibiting purses and bags inside the stadium. ***Click here for the AT&T Stadium Purse and Bag Policy**.*
  • The Dallas Cowboys are excited to offer one of the most rewarding stadium fundraisers in the nation - the 50/50 Raffle! The Dallas Cowboys 50/50 Raffle offers fans the chance to win big at the big game while Doing The Most Good for The Salvation Army – the Cowboys season-long beneficiary of the program. Cash raffle tickets are sold during each Cowboys home game at AT&T Stadium, and a drawing is held at the beginning of the 4th quarter to determine which lucky fan gets to split that game's jackpot with the charity beneficiary – The Salvation Army! To request that a seller visit your suite, please let your suite attendant know upon arrival on game day.Visit for more information.
  • It's recommended to use for all travels to AT&T Stadium.  This website provides the best routes from point of origin to the pre-purchased or selected cash parking lot.
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