New York Jets Mega-Fan Fireman Ed Charged For Shoving Giants Fan

September 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since last season the New York Jets have continuously been the talk of the NFL. Now the controversy has extended to their fan base.  
One of the most popular fans in all of sports, Fireman Ed, was charged with simple assault at an East Rutherford court for his scuffle with a Giants fan on August 16th at the pre-season opener of the New Meadowlands Stadium.
Ed Anzalone, 51, is being accused of assaulting Giants fan Christopher Black, when what really occurred was Anzalone pushing Black back with his fire helmet after Black aggressively body checked Fireman Ed. The incident can be seen in a video that has surfaced all over the internet and is shown at the bottom of this article.
A lawyer representing Black, Alexander Iler, told the Newark Star-Ledger his client's side of the story:
"My client walked to the front of his section and stood next to Fireman Ed to start a 'Giants' chant while fireman Ed was doing his 'Jets' chant. Ed essentially turned and first shoved...

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