Former Jets star Willie Colon hands out turkeys in holiday giveaway

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A former New York Jets star is giving back for the holidays.

Former offensive guard Willie Colon, along with Assemblyman Michael Blake and the Bronx Draft House, teamed up Tuesday to give away hundreds of holiday turkeys at the BronxWorks Community Center.

More than 400 turkeys were given out.

Colon says the giveaway is an event he looks forward to every holiday season.

"It's not just about charity, it's about love and helping out as much as I can," he says.

This is the fourth year of the turkey giveaway.

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