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Fireman Ed

Edwin M. Anzalone (born September 19, 1959), better known as Fireman Ed, is an enthusiastic superfan of the New York Jets since 1975, although he was a fan of the Miami Dolphins until the age of 10. One of the most well known National Football League fans, he rose to prominence by appearing on the Boomer and Craig Carton radio show on WFAN. He was NOT the originator of the famous chant, "J-E-T-S, Jets!, Jets!, Jets!", which originally was led by two retired NYPD Jet fans - alternating from one end zone to the other end zone, in the upper deck only. An actual New York City firefighter, Fireman Ed was injured on the job in 2007. Anzalone wears Bruce Harper's jersey to games and has been leading the J-E-T-S chant from Section 134 of the Meadowlands since 1986. He used to be hoisted up on the shoulders of his brother Frank, then later onto those of Bruce Gregor after Frank developed knee problems. In 1999, Fireman Ed was included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the Hall of Fans. On September 25, 2009, Fireman Ed was given a game ball from the Jets Week 2 victory over the New England Patriots. On December 30, 2009, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco claimed he

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