Get to the game early and stand near the bottom, near to the field, there are some ball boys and some players who do come near to the stands and sometimes give autographs. thats the closest u can get to get something signed by players on gameday. If you're going to tailgate, then come early (about hours before game-time). If you want to watch the teams warm up, that happens between 90 minutes to game time and 35 minutes to game time. Teams walk out onto the field about 10 minutes before game time. I’ve only been to two NFL games in my life and I wasn’t really sure what to expect when bringing a 4-year-old to a professional football game. And honestly it was a learning experience and even though we had a great time, I wish I had planned for the day a little better. Here are 10 tips for making your child’s first NFL Game a success.