NEW YORK (WFAN) — If there’s one person in this town who could revive the “J-E-T-S” chant, it’s WFAN’s own Joe Benigno.

But he’d rather take a Geno Smith spiral right to the face.

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“Here’s what I want to do: I want to lead the chant on the float when they win the freakin’ Super Bowl,” Benigno said Tuesday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show. “You know what? I’ve been waiting 46 years. I could give a rat’s tail about leading any cheers during a regular-season game. You know what I mean?

“I don’t want to be the Jets mascot, which was Fireman Ed. That’s what he was, OK. And the guy was really a Dolphins fan growing up — what a disgrace.”

Ed Anzalone — better known as Fireman Ed — famously abandoned his post at MetLife Stadium during the debacle of 2012. Last year’s group effort wasn’t a huge success, so the Jets are launching an online contest to find eight season-ticket holders — one per home game — worthy of leading the chant in 2014. Candidates are being asked to submit short tryout videos, and fans will vote on their favorites.

Morning show co-host Craig Carton thought he had the perfect nominee in Benigno.

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But, nope.

“Come on, man. Are you kidding me?” Benigno said after Carton gave him the megaphone treatment. “I told you, there’s only one place I want to lead the cheers: when we’re on the freakin’ float down the Canyon of Heroes. I’ll be about 87 years old. … And, you know, that’ll be the deal. You know what I’m saying?”

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