Are You Ready For Some Football?!

It’s that time of year again… it’s football season! Did you know that during an average Sunday NFL game approximately 12 million people tune in? Nearly two thirds of the American population watch, and football is the most popular sport in the United States. What is your favorite thing about football season? The game? The food? The football parties? Check out our contest for a $20.00 gift card to Jimmy John’s and let us know which team you’re rooting for!

Football Season Gift Card Drawing

Watching football is always better with great food. Salem Green residents, here’s your chance to win a $20.00 gift card to Jimmy Johns, the gourmet sandwich shop that delivers right to Salem Green Apartments! Simply comment with your favorite football team on this blog post, or on our Facebook football contest post, or tweet us your favorite team on Twitter @SalemGreenApts. We’ll hold the drawing at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 23rd.

Here’s what the Salem Green staff loves about football season: 

Janelle: The players
Brittney: Going to Minnesota Vikings games
Valeria: The players, of course. The RUSH of a close game.
Steve: Watching Jared Allen break up plays.
Matt: Food – Chicken wings
Julie: The delicious food. Here is one of Julie’s favorite go-to recipes for a football party:

Rotel Queso Recipe 


  • 1 brick of Velveeta Cheese
  • 1lb of Jimmy Dean Sausage
  • ½ Red Pepper, ½ Green Pepper, ½ Yellow Pepper (chopped into small pieces)
  • ½ Red Onion
  • 1 Can of Rotel diced tomatos and green chiles

1.) Brown sausage and sauté with peppers and onion. Cook thoroughly.
2.) Combine everything in a crockpot on low.
3.) Enjoy!

Where To Watch:

Party Room

Remember, you can always rent the party room for your football parties. We recently installed a new 60” plasma TV, which is perfect for watching the game! There is also a small kitchenette and tables and counter space for all of your delicious football food and plenty of seating for all of your guests. Contact the office to reserve the party room.

Nearby Restaurant

Here are some local bars and restaurants that guarantee they will have NFL on whenever there is a game:

Buffalo Wild Wings
1458 S. Robert St.
West St. Paul, MN

5855 Blaine Ave.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

Jersey’s Bar & Grill
6449 Concord Blvd. E.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Outback Steakhouse
5723 Bishop Ave.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

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