21 unique products that will score your tailgate a touchdown

Get ready for the best tailgate ever.
by Donna Freydkin /  / Updated  / Source: TODAY

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Whether you're gaga for Green Bay, or partial to the New England Patriots, you know nothing beats a great tailgate.

So pull on your jerseys and get ready to cheer on your favorite team. But of course, every proper game needs great football-themed gear and grub. So, we enlisted lifestyle guru Chassie Post to help us score a touchdown with stuff you'll want this season, along with a few of our favorite editor picks. You'll be in a league of your own.

Tailgating tents and outdoor gear

Under the Weather MyPod Sports Pod, $100, Amazon

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A cloudy day won't stand in your way because no matter what the weatherman says, you'll stay warm and dry in this pod.

Rechargeable Heated Massaging Stadium Seat, $90, Hammacher Schlemmer

Keep your bottom warm, and your back supported, with this must-have game-watching accessory. You can choose your heat setting.

NFL New England Patriots Team Inflatable Lawn Helmet, $45, Walmart

The neighbors won't be able to forget what team you root for with this sitting on your lawn.

Waterproof Outdoor Blanket, $50, LL Bean

You'll be warm and dry in this cozy wrap, which has a rugged surface that keeps the fleece side water-free.

Tailgating food

Go Plate 1Handed Plate, $12, Amazon

Folks, we found the solution for dropping your burger on the ground. This plate fits around your beverage so you can drink, eat and cheer with no fuss and no mess.

Tailgating Table with Insulated Cooler, Food Basket and Travel Bag, $45, Amazon

This fits your brews, and your chips.

Gourmia Pro Smart Smokeless BBQ Portable Charcoal Grill, $130, Kohl's

This is the perfect portable low-smoke grill, with a drip-reduction system and battery-operated fan controls.

Tailgate Football Tray, 8 Per Package, $15, Wayfair

Need an on-theme way to serve your burgers and drinks? Behold this touchdown tray.

Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Slow Cooker, $45, Amazon

Chili? Queso? Soup? Keep it warm while toting it along in this six-quart cooker. Then, add some gourmet pigs in a blanket for the finishing touch!

Tailgating drinks

Tervis NFL Carolina Panthers Tumbler, $20, Amazon

If you're an oenophile who doesn't like spillage or breakage (and really, who does), check out these very cool glasses with double-wall insulation to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks icy.

Football Playbook Glasses, $42, Uncommon Goods

You'll want to save these for games you're watching from the comfort of your couch. But seriously, how cute are they?

Give'r Hands Free Neck Coozie Beverage Insulator, Pack of 4, $27, Amazon

Keep your drink cold, and your hands free, with this beverage bag.

Tailgaterz Tailgating Tavern, $80, Amazon

What is it that you say? You mix the world's meanest drinks? You'd love to moonlight as a bartender? You're welcome.

Coleman Tailgater Flask, $25, Wayfair

The flask is handy and classy. Oh, and discreet.

Tailgating speakers

Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Super Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, $100, Amazon

These are great for rough weather and come in so many fun colors.

JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker, $419, Amazon

This is a Consumer Reports favorite, so we're sold.

Tailgating outfits

Littlearth NFL Arizona Cardinals Premium Pet Jersey, $18 and up, Amazon

Your four-legged buddies want to cheer right along, and now, they can.

Dallas Cowboys NFL Cheerleader Dress For Dogs, $20, Amazon

Three cheers for this adorable ensemble!

Icer Brands NFL Green Bay Packers Women's T-Shirt, $40, Amazon

We love this very cool vintage-inspired T-shirt. Pair it with these glitter shoes or customized team sneakers.

Oakland Raiders Repeat Ugly Business Suit, $123, Amazon

Forget Paris Fashion Week. You'll be making your own colorful, and dare we say gaudy, statement in this suit.

OUTERSTUFF NFL Team Logo Top & Leggings Set, $40, Nordstrom

Don't forget your little NFL fans! Outfit them in these adorable sets.

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