Even Fireman Ed is giving up on the Jets. The longtime fan, a former NYC firefighter, posted an editorial for Metro New York newspaper on Sunday declaring that he’ll no longer lead the team’s J-E-T-S chant at home games. Though Ed blames confrontations with fans as the reason for stepping down, the team’s 4-7 record didn’t help matters. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
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Even Fireman Ed is giving up on the Jets. The longtime fan, a former NYC firefighter, posted an editorial for Metro New York newspaper on Sunday declaring that he’ll no longer lead the team’s J-E-T-S chant at home games. Though Ed blames confrontations with fans as the reason for stepping down, the team’s 4-7 record didn’t help matters. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

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Serena Williams celebrates match point after defeating Victoria Azarenka to win the women’s singles final match of the 2012 U.S. Open. For Williams, it is her 15th career Grand Slam title. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Serena Williams celebrates match point after defeating Victoria Azarenka to win the women’s singles final match of the 2012 U.S. Open. For Williams, it is her 15th career Grand Slam title. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Football: Buffalo Bills O.J. Simpson barrels forward for a four-yard gain during a 1973 game against the Jets. The run gave Simpson the new NFL all-time single-season rushing record of 1,863 yards, passing Jim Brown. Simpson would wind up with 2,003 yards for the season. Eric Dickerson would break Simpson’s record in 1984 when he rushed for 2,105 yards. (Neil Leifer/SI)
SI VAULT: Simpson smashes Brown, sets all-time rushing record (12.24.73)BANKS: Jets struggling offense will keep them out of AFC East title picture

Football: Buffalo Bills O.J. Simpson barrels forward for a four-yard gain during a 1973 game against the Jets. The run gave Simpson the new NFL all-time single-season rushing record of 1,863 yards, passing Jim Brown. Simpson would wind up with 2,003 yards for the season. Eric Dickerson would break Simpson’s record in 1984 when he rushed for 2,105 yards. (Neil Leifer/SI)

SI VAULT: Simpson smashes Brown, sets all-time rushing record (12.24.73)
BANKS: Jets struggling offense will keep them out of AFC East title picture