Top Ten Celebrity Fans of the New York Jets: A Fan’s View

Dozens of celebrities cheer on the New York Jets on NFL gamedays. Here's a look at the top ten celebrity fans of the team:

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1) Adam Sandler: Sandler, an American actor, is a legit fan of the Jets, as he has been spotted at events throughout the nation sporting Jets attire. He is also a big fan of other New York-based teams, like the New York Yankees for instance.

2) Kevin Arnold: Arnold, played by Fred Savage in the 1980s' hit show The Wonder Years, was first noticed in early episodes of the show sporting a vintage Jets jacket.

3) Kevin James: James, an American actor, is a big-time lover of New York sports, and he is a long-time supporter of the Jets franchise.

4) Spike Lee: Lee is a bit of a mystery to me, as he has been spotted wearing both New York Giants and New York Jets gear in the past. I'll give him a pass since he wears New York sports on his sleeve and represents the region with some serious style.

5) Ray Romano: Romano, a critically-acclaimed comedian, attending a Jets-Colts game in early-2012 while sporting a spectacular Jets hoodie.

6) Fireman Ed: Ed, a real-life New York City fireman, is responsible for rallying New York football fans to chant the famous "J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets!" line heard on NFL gamedays in New Jersey.

7) Joe Beningo and Evan Roberts: WFAN midday radio hosts Joe Beningo and Evan Roberts make no mistake that they are long-suffering New York Jets and New York Mets fans. Beningo has been a Jets fan since the early-1960s.

8) Hayden Panetierre: Panetierre was reportedly dating Jets wide receiver Scotty McKnight, and she has been spotted cheering on the team from the stands on NFL gamedays.

9) James Gandolfini: Former Sopranos star James Gandolfini sometimes shows up to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to cheer on the Jets. He often wears Jets gear, and he was looking stylish here in a Jets cap.

10) Denzel Washington: Washington, an American actor, has been spotted in the past wearing Jets caps at events throughout the nation.

Eric Holden is a lifelong New York Jets fan. Follow him on Twitter @ericholden.

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Updated Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012