go to MSN.com
Found August 01, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
TEAMS: New York Jets

Via Larry Brown Sports:

How will the New York Jets ever survive without Fireman Ed? Last season, Fireman Ed — aka Ed Anzalone — stepped down from his position as Jets superfan because of the losing culture and drama surrounding the team and its fans. The problem (if you want to call it that) is that Fireman Ed has been leading the famous J-E-T-S chant since 1986.

As a result of Ed’s retirement, the team has to figure out a way to keep the chant alive. Fear not, Jets fans — included in your 2013 season ticket package are written instructions for how the J-E-T-S, Jets! Jets! Jets! chant is going continue. As a Jets fan named Jason P. who goes by the Twitter handle @Jayyyson pointed out on Wednesday (via the NY Daily News), the page is titled “The J-E-T-S chant is in your hands!”

“In 2013, we are launching an all-new J-E-T-S chant tradition,” a corresponding blurb reads. “As a first step, please find your section on the map for your letter on gameday. Call your Jets Relations Representative to find out more at 800-469-JETS (5387) and start practicing your loudest J-E-T-S chant!”

In other words, every section of the stadium is assigned to one of the four letters. There is nothing cornier than written instructions on how to cheer. The Dallas Cowboys tried it last year and their fans ended up booing.

The concept of Fireman Ed was kind of lame in itself, but at least the J-E-T-S chant was organic. If the fans want to keep it alive, they’re better off having someone go stand where Ed used to stand in Section 134 and take over for him. Or, just wait for Ed to make a dramatic return to his old role when he gets a craving for some more attention. What, you really think that’s not going to happen?

H/T LBS tipster David


1 Comment:
  • Jets fans can read? I didn't know that.
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

New York Jets Training Camp Battles: Quarterback Edition

Our series of taking a deeper look at the battles going on at New York Jets training camp continues by focusing on the quarterback spot. Quarterback is certainly a position that never lacks drama with the Jets and this year it seems to be at an all time high. The former 5th overall pick from the 2009 draft Mark Sanchez is competing against this year’s second round pick Geno Smith...
HERE WE GO AGAIN

Jet: Smith can do more than Sanchez

An unnamed New York Jets player anonymously said that rookie quarterback Geno Smith "can do more" than incumbent starter Mark Sanchez.

Jets' Sanchez, Smith feeling good about QB battle

Mark Sanchez feels as though he's having a ''great camp'' as he tries to hold off rookie Geno Smith for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job. Sanchez, entering his fifth season, is in a tightly contested competition with Smith at training camp, but says Friday that he feels ''strong, I feel accurate, I feel like I'm in command. So I'...

Jets Want Chris Ivory To Become Every-Down Back

Sometimes being successful in the NFL is about schemes, matchups, and good fits. Chris Ivory is hoping to become the shining example of a good fit, jump starting a career.  After signing Ivory to a three-year $10 million deal, The Jets are hoping a guy who couldn’t get on the field in New Orleans, will emerge as the team’s every-down back. “I have real high expectations,”...

Jets' Sanchez: 'Everything's under scrutiny'

BY NICK ST. DENISMark Sanchez hasn't had to worry about a primary job the past three summers. Four, really.Sanchez won the New York Jets' starting quarterback gig his rookie season in 2009 basically by default, since his competition was Kellen Clemens. From 2010 to 2012, he was the clear-cut top option and leader at his position.But after a couple of sub-par seasons and the...

Rex Ryan on Geno Smith’s conditioning: “he seems fine”

Despite recent reports that Geno Smith has been edging out Mark Sanchez in the New York Jets quarterback competition. Questions have risen about Smith’s conditioning. Smith may have been out-passing his competitors, but when doing sprints at the end of practice one analyst reported Smith looked like he “had done no conditioning. Please click here to read this story. The post...

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Green/White Scrimmage Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is back to preview the New York Jets Green/White Scrimmage. A key marking point in many of the positional battles, particularly quarterback, this scrimmage is now at the point of having a sideline reporter and having play by play called for it…so cancel those Saturday night plans! What should you be on the lookout for? Crack open the 12 pack and find...

Geno Smith outplaying Mark Sanchez

Rookie Geno Smith has outplayed Mark Sanchez through the first week of training camp pulling even or perhaps ahead in the New York Jets' quarterback competition. "He can do more" than Sanchez one veteran said Wednesday speaking on the condition of anonymity. It was Sanchez's turn to lead the starting unit and he struggled throwing an interception for the second...

New York Jets Therapy Sessions: Franchise Communication Disorder

In “New York Jets Therapy Session” Cole Patterson examines a particular issue that the New York Jets face in a metaphorical therapy scenario. Treatments are prescribed from the perspective of a position of control with the franchise or through actions that have already been taken. Today’s edition focuses on “Franchise Communication Disorder”  Diagnosis: You say the...

Geno Smith Leading QB Competition with Jets

According to ESPN's Rich Cimini, Geno Smith has jumped out to an early lead in the Jets' starting quarterback competition.Fantasy Spin:This comes just days after NFL Network's Brian Baldinger said Smith's conditioning was "embarrassing." If Geno gets the job it won't be because he deserved it. It will be because Mark Sanchez deserved it less.

Day 6 of Training Camp Notes

Welcome to August. Just EIGHT days until the Jets' first preseason game.  Mark Sanchez recovered decently from yesterday's bad practice, going 10 for 16 with 2 TDs, one sack, and one INT. Tight End Kellen Winslow, Jr. began the day doing individual drills with pads on, but took them off and worked on the bicycle during team drills. Jets training staff will have a...

Training Camp: Day 8 Update

Jets Insider reporter Evan Slavit gives a brief update on Thursday's practice at SUNY Cortland.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yD43oWnUEdw

TE Winslow: My goal is to have 100 catches

Looking to move past his unproductive 2012 campaign, Kellen Winslow expects himself to record 100 receptions this season and firmly establish himself as a mainstay on a thin New York Jets roster.

Opinion: Anti-Jet sentiment prevails camp

The New York Jets have been the punching bag for the media over the past couple of seasons, but find out where the line should be drawn at 2013 training camp.
Jets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Arizona Cardinals running back arrested for domestic violence

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was booked into the Maricopa County Jail Wednesday and the charges that he faces are starting to emerge. According to a Wednesday evening report by Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910 Radio, Dwyer has been charged with one count of aggravate assault causing a fracture, one count aggravated assault involving […] Cardinals Immediately Deactivate...
Via Steelers Depot
13 hours ago

Josh Gordon talks about his second job at car dealership

With his attorney was making an appearance in a courtroom in North Carolina on Tuesday to enter a guilty plea on his behalf stemming from driving while impaired charge he was issued in July, currently suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon sat down and discussed what it has been like working at a car […] The post Josh Gordon on car dealership gig: ‘It’s pretty...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 hours ago

Steve Smith uses elevators for another reason

I’m not sure if Steve Smith was taking a shot at Ray Rice or proclaiming his love for his wife, but the veteran Ravens wide receiver is now the husband of the year. Smith took to Twitter on Wednesday night to let it be known that he knows how to treat his wife. The last time me and my wife were in elevator heading to our hotel room!!! We got this guy 9 months later.. #Realtalk...
Via Thacover2
11 hours ago

Ex-Ravens DL retired to give kidney to younger brother

Ma’ake Kemoeatu takes his job as the oldest of seven siblings seriously. So much so that when his brother, former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris, found out he needed a kidney transplant, the then-Baltimore Ravens nose tackle retired so he could donate. Chris had suffered from kidney pain since he was a teenager and later found out that he had a form of kidney disease. Still,...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago

Texas QB David Ash retires because of concussions

Today, Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced that quarterback David Ash has decided to give up football. This is sad news as Ash has been fighting through concussions since last season. Last season, Ash only played in three games due to concussions.  In this season’s opener versus North Texas, he suffered another concussion in the first quarter. The junior from Belton...
Via Total Sports Live
12 hours ago

Domestic violence allegations emerge against Marshall

Yet another shot has been fired at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Attorney Gloria Allred called an impromptu press conference to announce that Brandon Marshall’s assaulted his former girlfriend Rasheeda Watley. Watley’s friend Kristeena Spivey reported says she reported the assault to Goodell. Goodell allegedly said he would investigate the claim, but he never did. So Spivey...
Via No Guts, No Glory
17 hours ago

Santana Moss: ‘I hate a mouthy guy’ like Richard Sherman

Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss said Tuesday during his weekly appearance on 106.7 The Fan’s “Chad Dukes vs. The World,” that he hates mouthy guys like Richard Sherman. “You know what? I don’t have a problem with guys until I see these guys like the Richard Shermans,” Moss said. “It’s not even about, you know, you respect a guy when they go out and...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago

Multiple teams reportedly have interest in Ray Rice

According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, a number NFL teams are doing their research on former Ravens RB Ray Rice regarding the idea of possibly signing him to a contract in the second-half of the season. Rice would need to have his suspension lifted following his appeal that was filed by the NFLPA on Tuesday. Cole mentions that a team without an obvious need at running back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago

Nike 'in no way' condones abuse, suspends Peterson sponsorship

As the Adrian Peterson situation becomes more toxic, fewer and fewer parties are willing to stand by him. In the latest move by a company to distance itself from the running back, who was indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child, Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Peterson, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported Wednesday. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago

James Winston suspended for first half against Clemson

Tweet#1 Florida State has suspended 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston for the first half of their Saturday matchup against 22nd ranked Clemson, according to a report from ESPN. Winston reportedly was yelling obscenities on campus earlier this week, causing the Seminoles to sit their starting QB for a half. “As the university’s most visible ambassadors, student-athletes...
Via Los That Sports Blog
21 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.