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Jets: No family night at Hofstra this year

New York Jets defensive back Darrelle Revis leaves

New York Jets defensive back Darrelle Revis leaves the practice field to say hello to fans at Jets Family Night at Hofstra University on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. Credit: Lee S. Weissman

If Long Island’s Jets fans want to see their favorite team practice, they’ll have to have to pay a toll.

Due to logistics, the organization has chosen not to hold its annual Family Night practice at Hofstra University — once the longtime home of Jets training camp.

Though the Long Island-based practice won’t be happening this year, a team spokesperson said the Jets are committed to its Nassau County roots and are exploring options for future events.

The team held its annual Town Hall Meeting at the NYCB Theater at Westbury earlier this month. Last August, more than 11,000 people gathered at Hofstra for the Jets’ “Family Night” practice.

Hofstra had been the site of training camp until 2008, before the organization moved to Florham Park, New Jersey. Stony Brook University was given strong consideration in 2009 to be the team’s training camp locale, but SUNY Cortland ultimately was selected. From 2009-14 — except the lockout-shorted 2011 season — Jets fans flocked to Cortland starting in late July. But last offseason, the team stayed home, holding training camp at their facility.

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