Horseshoe Mailbag: Colts to target return specialist in draft?

This weeks questions pertains to a player out of Kent State named Dri Archer. Question: Do you see the Colts using a prospect like Dri Archer? They hosted a private workout. Archer posted the fastest 40 time(4.26) at the combine since Chris Johnson posted his 4.24 in 2008. He was a four year player at Kent State as he totaled 21 touchdowns throughout his career. He rushed for over...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester Says He Didn’t Want to Leave Chicago

Chicago Bears News - The most electrifying football player in Chicago sports history said goodbye today. Devin Hester tweeted all his fans to say he didn’t want to leave Chicago and that he will retire as a member of the Chicago Bears. To all my Bears fans I never wanted to leave the Bears, the organization decided to go another route with me. The things I did in Chicago — Devin...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Hester comes south; offensive line struggles

It has been a week full of “will they or won’t they” style questions around cover32 Atlanta. There was a lot of moving pieces around the NFL this week, but Atlanta saw the their fair amount of the press this week by their latest roster addition. Late Thursday, news broke that the Falcons signed Devin Hester, formerly of the Chicago Bears. Here is everything to get you caught...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons reel in return man Devin Hester with 3-year deal

The Atlanta Falcons made another interesting acquisition in free agency on Thursday, signing kickoff and punt returner Devin Hester to a three-year, $9 million deal that brings one of the best return men in NFL history to the NFC South. Hester hopes to make some noise with the Falcons Hester, who holds several league records thanks to his big-play ability in the kicking game, spent...
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Devin Hester signs with Atlanta Falcons

Devin Hester has been dubbed the “Windy City Flyer” and the “greatest return specialist in NFL history.” He also raced a cheetah for “Nat Geo WILD’s Man v. Cheetah.” But he didn’t have a NFL team since the Bears parted ways with him exactly two weeks ago. It was thought that he would land with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and he reunited with his former Coach on the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Devin Hester To Three-Year Deal

Devin Hester has reportedly agreed to a three-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Former Bears return specialist Devin Hester agreed to terms on a 3-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons, per ESPN source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 20, 2014 Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. The former 2006 second round pick (No. 57 overall) out of Miami (FL) was reportedly seeking...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

10 bargain NFL free agents still available

All too often, front offices around the NFL try so hard to scoop up what they think are the missing pieces to their Super Bowl puzzle on the open market that they wind up bending over backwards for overpriced big-name free agents that fail to live up to expectations. Unfortunately for these teams and their fans, dishing out loads of money in free agency rarely leads to championships...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Devin Hester looking for $4 million per year

According to Rob Demovsky of,  free agent kick returner Devin Hester is looking for $4 million a year. According to an NFL personnel evaluator whose team has discussed the possibility of going after Hester, the former Pro Bowl return specialist is currently seeking a deal in the $4-million-per-year range. If Hester wants to sign somewhere, he’ll likely have to lower his...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester still on the table?

The Chicago Bears didn’t want Devin Hester to return, so now Hester is looking to make his return elsewhere. Arguably the best punt returner in NFL history, Hester visited with the Falcons on Tuesday. Having already signed key players at the start of free agency, in hopes to strengthen the defense, the Falcons are now looking to spruce up their return game. Devin Hester was drafted...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest On Devin Hester

       Jared Allen is not the only big name free agent still available on the market. Chicago Bears Devin Hester services are still available, and unlike Allen, Hester’s market value is not anywhere near his and more than likely find a new team sooner. According to an article by’s Josh Hill Per “The Chiefs have indicated some interest in former Philadelphia...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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