Posted November 25, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Devin Hester
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Bears receiver Devin Hester has been held out of practice the past two days with a shin injury. He says it's up to the trainers as to whether or not he'll play this Sunday against the Raiders.

Devin Hester Shows Special Teams Players Deserve More Representation in Hall of Fame

There are 267 former NFL players and coaches enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Only a few played special teams and just one was a dedicated special teamer. Deion Sanders and Rod Woodson were kick returners but both were inducted into the Hall of Fame largely for their contributions as defensive backs, not returners. George Blanda and Lou Groza were exceptional placekickers...

Chris Massey isn’t a star like Devin Hester, but his role will be crucial

Devin Hester and Chris Massey are on opposite ends of the spectrum as special-teams players for the Bears. Hester is the greatest kick returner in NFL history. Massey is a typically anonymous long snapper who nobody in Chicago had ever heard of before he signed with the Bears on Thursday, even though...

Hester Likely, Moore Out for Raiders Game

The Chicago Bears Devin Hester missed his second consecutive day of practice but will likely suit up against Oakland Sunday.  Meanwhile, nickel back D.J. Moore is recovering slowly from his ankle injury and has all but been ruled out.  Veteran cornerback Corey Graham is scheduled to get the snaps in Moore’s place. Hester has suffered through a series of minor [...]

Patrick Peterson Returns Punt 80 Yards For TD, Ties Record (Video)

Arizona's Patrick Peterson is having a season to remember on kick/punt returns, watch as Peterson returns this punt 80 yards for a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams. This is Peterson's fourth touchdown return of the season which ties him with Chicago's Devin Hester for the most kick returns for touchdowns in a single season:

Bears' Hester misses practice with shin injury

Chicago Bears receiver/kick returner Devin Hester was added to the injury report Thursday with a shin injury and did not participate in practice.

Hester misses practice with shin injury

Chicago Bears receiver/kick returner Devin Hester was added to the injury report Thursday with a shin injury and did not participate in practice.

Raiders May Play Keep Away From Hester

It’s not often that Shane Lechler takes center stage in pregame conversations. But with Oakland playing host to the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Lechler is certainly a key factor in how the Raiders deal with Devin Hester, the NFL’s best kick returner. Do the Raiders punt and kick the ball to Hester and dare him to beat them? Or do they try to keep the ball away from him? Lechler...

Hester in lineup for Bears; McCown inactive

OAKLAND -- Receiver/kick returner Devin Hester is in the lineup despite missing practice time with a shin injury, and rookie Nathan Enderle is listed as the backup quarterback behind starter Caleb Hanie as the Chicago Bears prepare to face the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Peterson ties rookie record with fourth punt return TD

Devin Hester holds the record for most punt return touchdowns, and the Bears' return ace might have some competition for that mark in Cardinals rookie Patrick Peterson.

Moore likely out, Hester uncertain for Raiders

The Chicago Bears will likely be without nickel cornerback D.J. Moore on Sunday at Oakland and now the status of wide receiver/returner Devin Hester is in doubt after he missed a second consecutive practice Friday at Halas Hall.
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