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Fireman Ed Anzalone leads the fans in the (Credit: Newsday/David L. Pokress)

Fireman Ed Anzalone leads the fans in the J-E-T-S cheer at Giants Stadium against the New England Patriots. (Dec. 26, 2004)

'Fireman' Ed Anzalone

Photos of Ed Anzalone, aka "Fireman Ed," a fan mascot of sorts for the Jets at MetLife Stadium.

New York Jets fan Ed Anzalone leads the
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New York Jets fan Ed Anzalone leads the home crowd in a cheer during a game against the New England Patriots at Giants Stadium. The Jets won 31-10, finished the regular season at 12-4. Anzalone, from the College Point section of Queens in New York, has been a cheerleader at Jets games since 1985. (Dec. 27, 1998)

Frank Anzalone, bottom, holds his brother Ed as
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Frank Anzalone, bottom, holds his brother Ed as they wear a specialy Jets T-shirt designed by Ed. (Jan. 9, 1999)

NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pays
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NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pays "Fireman" Ed Anzalone $12.99 for his special Jets T-shirt where $1 from each sale contributed to the Uniformed Firefighter Association Widows and Children's Fund. (Jan. 9, 1999)

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Mayor Rudy Giuliani holds up a Jets T-shirt
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Mayor Rudy Giuliani holds up a Jets T-shirt designed by "Fireman" Ed Anzalone, right, and his brother Frank. (Jan. 9, 1999)

Ed and Frank Anzalone do their famous
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Ed and Frank Anzalone do their famous "J-E-T-S" chant before NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani. (Jan 9, 1999)

FDNY firefighter
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FDNY firefighter "Fireman Ed" Anzalone pumps his fist to warm up the crowd before the Jets' game against the 49ers at Giants Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2001)

Fireman Ed Anzalone from Ladder 28 in Harlem
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Fireman Ed Anzalone from Ladder 28 in Harlem comes off the field after representing the New York City Fire Department at the coin toss for the start of the Jets game against the San Francisco 49ers at Giants Stadium. (Oct 1, 2001)

Fireman Ed Anzalone is somber as he watches
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Fireman Ed Anzalone is somber as he watches his beloved Jets lose to the 49ers. (Oct.1, 2001)

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"Fireman" Ed Anzalone gets the crowd into the game at Giants Stadium for Jets vs. Patriots. (Dec. 26, 2004)

Fireman Ed Anzalone leads the fans in the
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Fireman Ed Anzalone leads the fans in the J-E-T-S cheer at Giants Stadium against the New England Patriots. (Dec. 26, 2004)

Fireman Ed Anzalone cheers for his Jets against
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Fireman Ed Anzalone cheers for his Jets against the Steelers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (Jan. 15, 2005)

NYC firefighter
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NYC firefighter "Fireman Ed" Anzalone cheers on his Jets against the Bills at Giants Stadium. (Dec. 10, 2006)

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"Fireman" Ed Anzalone revs up the Jets crowd at Giants Stadium during a game against the Patriots. (Sept. 14, 2008)

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Jets fan Ed Anzalone revs up the crowd
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Jets fan Ed Anzalone revs up the crowd during the Jets' win against the St. Louis Rams at Giants Stadium. (Nov. 9, 2008)

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"Fireman Ed" Anzalone shows worry as the Jets are losing to the Patriots at Giants Stadium. (Sept. 14, 2008)

Fireman Ed Anzalone implores the Jets' defense to
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Fireman Ed Anzalone implores the Jets' defense to hold with the game on the line late in the 4th quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Giants Stadium. (Nov. 15, 2009)

Jets fan Fireman Ed Anzalone gets the crowd
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Jets fan Fireman Ed Anzalone gets the crowd loud again during a game against the Titans at Giants Stadium. (Sept. 28, 2009)

Jets fans led by Fireman Ed Anzalone get
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Jets fans led by Fireman Ed Anzalone get loud against the Titans at the New Meadowlands Stadium. (Sept. 28, 2009)

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Fireman Ed Anzalone implores the Jets to play
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Fireman Ed Anzalone implores the Jets to play hard and win against the Bills at the New Meadowlands Stadium. (Jan. 2, 2011)

Fireman Ed Anzalone has a few choice words
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Fireman Ed Anzalone has a few choice words for nearby Packers fans during a Jets game at the New Meadowlands Stadium. (Oct. 31, 2010)

Jets fan Fireman Ed Anzalone tries his best
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Jets fan Fireman Ed Anzalone tries his best to fire up the crowd during a game against the Green Bay Packers at the New Meadowlands Stadium. (Oct. 31, 2010)

New York Jets fan fireman Ed Anzalone leads
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New York Jets fan fireman Ed Anzalone leads a Jets cheer as Jets fullback Tony Richardson, right, looks on during a rally in Florham Park, N.J. (Jan. 23, 2010)

Fireman Ed
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Fireman Ed" Anzalone charges up the crowd during a pep rally for the Jets in Times Square. (Jan. 20, 2011)

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"Fireman Ed" Anzalone fires up fans of the New York Jets in the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins Monday at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Oct. 17, 2011)

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