NFL Turkeys of the Year

Chris Hanson and Jack Del Rio are co-nominees as the NFL's Turkey of the Year.

Updated: November 26, 2003, 11:30 AM ET
By David Fleming | ESPN The Magazine

Players get cut all the time in the NFL. But until this season in Jacksonville I had never really heard of anyone being, uh, chopped.

Then the Jags fell to 0-3. And first year head coach Jack Del Rio had the (AAA battery) bright idea of reinforcing his "Keep Chopping Wood" message by placing a tree stump and a real-live axe in the middle of the team's locker room. (This is the NFL equivalent of Wil. E Coyote getting a package in the mail from ACME.)

Proving once and for all that NFL ...

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