NEW YORK (WFAN) — The Jets’ iconic chant may have some new life after all.

Derek Tabacco, aka “Rescue Man,” was selected to lead MetLife Stadium in “J-E-T-S! Jets! Jets! Jets!” for Sunday’s opener against the Oakland Raiders. And as you’ll hear, he’s got the goods.

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The team launched an online contest last month to find eight fans — one for each home game — to assume the post once manned by Fireman Ed, who stepped down in 2012. Tabacco’s 15-second video submission landed him the gig for Week 1.

“Sunday mornings for me during football season are like Christmas morning,” Tabacco said Friday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show. “So I kind of made a video of when I wake up in the morning, I jump out of bed and I run from Staten Island on the Turnpike to the stadium. When I get there, I jump on my brother’s shoulders and I do the chant for everybody in the parking lot.”

The 44-year-old Staten Islander said he’s not worried about how the crowd will react.

“Listen, I don’t care,” he said. “We don’t get booed by fellow Jets fans. It’s the opposing fans.”

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As for his moniker, Tabacco, who will be leading the chant from Section 118, was front and center in Staten Island’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts as coordinator of the not-for-profit organization Guyon Rescue.

Without further ado, here’s what Rescue Man will be bringing on Sunday:

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