Found December 31, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Devin Hester
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Bears wideout Devin Hester is pondering retirement, according to the Chicago Tribune.Fantasy Spin:When asked if football is still as fun for him as it used to be, Hester said, "It's not." If this is it for the 30-year-old, he'll go down as one of the finest return men in league history. Hester's 13 punt return touchdowns are a league record.

Devin Hester thinking of retiring

Chicago's all-world returner is none-too-pleased with the firing of long-time coach Lovie Smith, so much so that he says he's thinking of walking away from the game all together. 

Devin Hester is apparently serious about possibly retiring

After former Bears head coach Lovie Smith was fired on Monday, wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester told the media that he might retire.It’s not a day later and it seems like Hester is serious about retiring.Let me make myself clear the reason why I feel like retiring has nothing to do with Lovie Smith Getting fired.— DevinHester (@D_Hest23) January 1, 2013It’s hard to...

Bears GM Emery dismisses Hester's retirement talk

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said in a news conference Tuesday that he does not expect Devin Hester to retire. Hester said Monday that he would walk away after the team fired coach Lovie Smith. "Devin didn't come by," Emery said. "I saw the comments. I felt for Devin. Again, I take all that in context of these guys had played a long time. ... Devin...

Devin Hester considering retirement

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, with the news of  Bears head coach Lovie Smith getting fired today. wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester says he’s considering retirement. Emotional Devin Hester says he is considering retiring from NFL. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) December 31, 2012 I’m not sure how serious Hester is.  He could be just speaking out of emotion...

Bears Devin Hester clarifies retirement comments on Twitter

Earlier this week the Chicago Bears Devin Hester made comments about how NFL football is no longer fun for him and how he thinks this could be the end of his career. He also said his family is a factor and he needs to take that into account regarding his decision about his future. These comments came on the same day Bears coach Lovie Smith was fired, and given how close Hester was...

Devin Hester considering retiring after firing of Lovie Smith

Bears return-man Devin Hester blamed the media and fans for the firing of head coach Lovie Smith. “We already knew what the news was,” Hester said while speaking to reporters. “Just hearing it from him. The media, the false fans, you all got what you all wanted. Majority of you all wanted him out. As players, we wanted him in. I guess the false fans outruled us. I thought he...

Did the Vikings get Devin Hester to Retire, Too?

As time ticked down on a Minnesota Vikings victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the Vikings wrapped up a playoff spot, and guaranteed that the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears would be sent packing for the remainder of the season. Beating the Packers and knocking the Bears out of the playoffs was like the ultimate "two birds, one cup" move for the Vikings...

Bears' Hester contemplating retirement

Chicago Bears wide receiver and return specialist Devin Hester is considering retiring in the wake of coach Lovie Smith getting fired Monday. "I have my workers' comp papers in my pocket," Hester told the Chicago Tribune. "See how I feel ... go home and talk to my wife, my family. See where we go from there. I've got two beautiful kids, man, young. Two boys...

Report: Devin Hester considering retirement

Nobody seems to be taking the Lovie Smith firing in the Windy City harder than Devin Hester. The great Chicago Bears returner is besides himself about what has transpired and it may just end his career. Smith is the only coach that Hester has known since coming into the league and setting it on fire. Hester is placing the blame at the feet of the writers and fans for the change in...

Bears’ GM Emery doesn’t expect Hester to follow through with retirement

Despite a 7-1 start the Chicago Bears missed the playoffs. Head coach Lovie Smith was fired as a result. Players expressed dissapointment after learning of the news none more so then wide receiver Devin Hester. Hester blamed reporters and fans for Smith’s dismissal and said that he was considering retirement. One man who believes Hester will be back is general manager Phil Emery...

Devin Hester says he is considering retirement after Lovie Smith firing

Lovie Smith was one of a number of NFL coaches that were fired on Monday morning, as the Chicago Bears have decided to go in a different direction after missing the playoffs for a second straight season. After the announcement was made, Bears receiver Devin Hester became one of the first players to overact to his coach being shown the door. “I don’t even know if I want to play...
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