That's what the resignation of 'Fireman Ed' as JETS fan in chief reminds me of.
Ed Anzalone will no longer lead the chants or wear the funny hats. The losing is part of it, but the nastiness and coarseness of fandom has left the former NYC smoke-eater disillusioned and forelorn.
JETS Super Fan Fireman Ed Ends the Chant
I am still dealing with the humiliation of the Thanksgiving thrashing at the hands of the rascals from Boston, and find it harder and harder to be upbeat.
Is the forty-plus year chant of 'wait til next year' enough ? I'll tell you after next Sunday's game against Phoenix.
And to think I did my Christmas shopping at the JETS on-line store.
“Fireman Ed” says he will stop leading chants at New York Jets home games - NYPOST.com