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Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

Posted on: September 22, 2010 9:40 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit

Remember the incident between Fireman Ed and the Giants fan during the Jets-Giants preseason game earlier this year?

In a true testimonials to just how ridiculous the usually-great American legal system can get at times, Connor Orr of The Star Ledger reports that “Fireman Ed” Anzalone was charged with simple assault Wednesday.

In another testimonial to how ridiculous political correctness journalistic code can get, Orr was obligated to refer to Fireman Ed “allegedly shoving” the Giants fan (named Christopher Black).

There’s nothing to allege – Fireman Ed shoved the guy. And, anyone with half a brain would know that the incident is not worth a second thought.

Perhaps most pathetic of all this is how Black’s lawyer described the whole thing:

“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,” Iler said. “Fireman Ed essentially turned and first shoved him down. And when Chris got back up, he started to chant ‘Giants Giants Giants’ again, (Ed) grabbed a helmet of some sort and shoved him down to the ground.”

Shoved him down to the ground? Sorry, but the ultimate judge – a YouTube clip – says that’s a lie.

It’s worth noting that Black was arrested shortly after this incident, which is equally ridiculous. Black is banned from the New Meadowlands Stadium. Fireman Ed was not punished (until Wednesday).

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Comments

Since: Apr 6, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 3:42 pm
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

What a joke. Mr. Ed the Jets fan, not going to give into his ego naniac self and call him anything else, pushed him 5-6 times and while the Giants fan pushed him once. The Giants fan gets thrown out of the game and gets arrested while Mr. Ed gets to stay for the rest of the game. Does Mr Ed own the railing? The Giants fan also gets banned for life from the stadium. This is another joke. I'm going to the game on 12/12 and trust me when i tell you, if the Dolphins score in the endzone where i'm sitting, you will know who i am. Let them try to throw me out, arrest me and ban me from the stadium for life. I won't have to work anymore. Come on security, i"m begging you to touch me.



Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: September 23, 2010 3:15 pm
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

Is Ed really even a fireman?  He should go fight real fires and stop acting like a hollywood actor starving for attention.  The jets are making this fool their unofficial mascot.  Ive seen this guy in front of the sny studios in new york city cheering at pep rallies and being flown out for away playoff games.  F-I-R-E  fire, fire fire



Since: Jun 15, 2010
Posted on: September 23, 2010 2:57 pm
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

My god, i would hate to have to sit next to this guy at a game... this guy can not be a real fireman, right?




Since: Jan 4, 2010
Posted on: September 23, 2010 2:54 pm
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

Firemen Ed did have cancer, why don't you check your facts moron?



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: September 23, 2010 2:07 pm
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

So he's a candyass be because your buffalo of a friend threw his weight in front of a guy half his size?  You're probably the stereotypical dip**** who walks around shooting your mouth off only when your friends are around! I'd be willing to be you would do the same thing in the same situation!



Since: Sep 23, 2009
Posted on: September 23, 2010 1:36 pm
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

This should have never made it to a courtroom. I guess the guy is filing charges because he got banned from the stadium and Ed didnt. I guess i can understand trying to shed a little light on the subject. He probably only wants  a little payback to expose this injustice and I'm sure the Medowlands owners will come up with an amicable solution before anyone makes it to court. To be honest they are both grown men and they got in a little shoving match. No big deal. Is this guy really a Fireman?, like on a paid department like me and my brothers who do this day in and day out? I'm not sure, and i'm not saying he is or isn't but for our sakes, show some respect and dignity.


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Since: Aug 21, 2007
Posted on: September 23, 2010 11:25 am
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Since: Mar 5, 2009
Posted on: September 23, 2010 10:47 am
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

bring those NY lawyers down to Baltimore for some blue collar @$$ whoopin.



Since: Dec 3, 2008
Posted on: September 23, 2010 10:21 am
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

Grown men acting like children for a game.
bunch of baffoons.




Since: Jan 17, 2010
Posted on: September 23, 2010 10:21 am
 

Fireman Ed charged with assault of Giants fan

Special Ed is the epitome of the New York Jet fan base.

Loud, ugly, ignorant, dumb and not worth the press.

Never before has a fan base so aptly represented their team.


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