FLORHAM PARK - (AP) - Police in northern New Jersey arepreparing for several thousand Jets fans to send the football teamoff to the AFC Championship game.

The team will hold a pep rally at its Florham Park practicefacility Saturday. Fans will form a human tunnel to send Gang Greenoff to play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Florham Park Police Capt. Robert Treiber tells The Daily Recordof Parsippany last year's send-off drew between 4,000 and 5,000people. Treiber says he expects at least that amount this time.

Motorists planning to use the Park Avenue-Columbia Turnpikecorridor should find alternate routes between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.Saturday.

The winner of Sunday's game will play either the Chicago Bearsor the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 6.