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SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (4-5) at CHICAGO BEARS (6-3) Sunday, 4:15 P.M. ET, CBS, Direct TV (714), Sirius (SD 86, Chi 94)
Why Watch To see if warm weather San Diego can travel to cold weather Chicago and beat the Bears to save their season. The Chargers are in a four-game slide that leaves them a banana peel slip out of the division race. San Diego owned the AFC West from 2006 through 2009, then the upstart Kansas City Chiefs displaced them in 2010. Maybe that was no fluke. The Chargers show signs of being an old team. Bears fans heaped abuse on offensive coordinator Mike Martz early this season when the team opened to a 2-3 start. Four wins later, it seems Da Bears can do no wrong.
What To Watch Defense powers Chicago's resurgence. The Bears returned two interceptions of Detroit's Matthew Stafford for touchdowns last Sunday. Devin Hester's 82-yard touchdown punt return added to the damage... and to the Hester legend.
San Diego enters the game ranked ninth in tot...
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On Dec. 20, 2010, in Minneapolis, Devin Hester passed Brian Mitchell for most combined kick return touchdowns with his 14th against the Minnesota Vikings on “Monday Night Football.” This season, Hester has tacked on three more, prompting a popular question: Does he belong in the Pro Football Hall of Fame...
SEAN JENSEN: Does Bears returner Devin Hester belong in the Pro Football Hall of Fame? The Sun-Times contacted 44 Hall of Fame voters. Here's what some had to say.
Brian Mitchell, the most prolific return specialist in NFL history, marvels at the magical moves of Devin Hester. “Every time I see him, it’s like, ‘Damn,’ ” Mitchell told the Sun-Times. “He’s jaw-dropping.” On Dec. 20, 2010, in Minneapolis, Hester passed Mitchell for most combined kick...
After running back his 18th career return touchdown in Week 10, many have begun talking Hall of Fame for Hester. Find out what Brian Mitchell, thinks about the man who now holds his record.
The Chicago Bears' Devin Hester has his reasons for not being surprised that opponents still kick to him.
In the weeks leading up to the 2006 NFL draft, Devin Hester trained with Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders.
The (4-5) San Diego Chargers are visiting the (6-3) Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. This game promises to produce many “Cutlerface’s”. If the Chargers are stupid enough to kick to Devin Hester, expect him to go HAM. Jim Nantz is calling the game so expect to fall asleep by half time. To say Phillip Rivers has been struggling has been an understatement. It’s freezing...
Watching Devin Hester return a punt 82 yards for a touchdown with strep throat and fever in last week's win over the Lions apparently inspired Johnny Knox.
Pathers kickoff returner Kealoha Pilares takes the ball 102 yards for the score. Another blown opportunity for the Lions' special teams. Remember, the Lions gave up a punt return to Devin Hester last weekend in Chicago.
Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, a rundown of the best Bears news from around the web. Read on for lots of Devin Hester news, including his latest award, Pro Bowl voting, Hall-of-Fame-ness, plus news on the line, Earl Bennett's shoes, and how Johnny Knox is just a romantic at heart.
Devin Hester was named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week for the...
In case you forgot, here's a look at some of the Lions' special teams miscues so far this season:
-Today's 102-yard Kealoha Pilares kickoff return for a touchdown, giving the Panthers a 17-7 second quarter lead.
-A 29-yard punt return by Chicago's Devin Hester before his 82-yard punt