Although he’s most known for being one of the most dangerous kick returners in the NFL, Devin Hester is listed on the Bears’ roster as a wide receiver. But Wednesday and Friday he went through position drills with the defensive backs.
“I have fun and I joke around and try to make practice a little fun,” Hester said of his work with the defensive backs. “That’s why I do...
Devin Hester on Friday downplayed his recent work with Bears defensive backs during position drills. However, he believes he could have a positive impact on a game if the situation required him to play defense.
“I think so, but we’re deep at DBs right now,” Hester said. “We have second and third options if anything goes wrong with the guys playing now. If push comes to shove...
Devin Hester, a former collegiate and NFL cornerback and nickel back, participated with members of the secondary in individual drills open the media twice this week (Wednesday and Friday), and even spent roughly 10 minutes after Wednesday’s session working one-on-one with Bears’ defensive backs coach Jon Hoke. “I can cover anybody,” Hester said before cracking […]
Current Bears returner Devin Hester, used to play cornerback while attending University of Miami (FL), and although he’s hard to catch on returns, what about his coverage skills? According to ESPN Chicago’s Jeff Dickerson, Hester spoke to the media on Friday, and when asked if he can cover Rams’ speedy rookie Tavon Austin, Hester replied: […]
Devin Hester can play many positions but he has not been seeing the field on anything other than returns. Well now the Chicago Bears are now working out the speedster out as a defensive back. “He’ll jump into (the drills) from time to time and get a little work in,” Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker […]
Devin Hester has been dubbed the “Windy City Flyer” and the “greatest return specialist in NFL history,” but is he faster than a cheetah. The Tennessee Titans’ Chris Johnson is the NFL’s fastest running back and perhaps the only professional tailback in the world fast enough to “set the edge” versus opposing defensive ends.
Both Chris Johnson and Devin Hester will...
Devin Hester has some elite company.
The Bears kick returner didn't just tie the game against the Redskins on Sunday when he returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown. It was also his 19th career return touchdown, which ties him for first place with Hall of Famer Deion Sanders.
He also extended his own record as the return was his 13th career punt return for a score.
Tweet Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears may not be much of a receiver, but he’s still one hell of a punt returner. Take this 81 yard scamper Sunday against the Redskins as evidence: The return was Hester’s 13th punt return for a TD in his career and 18th total return touchdown overall. Still one of the best to ever return a kick. -ALR
Through six games of the 2013 season, Chicago Bears returner Devin Hester possesses the lowest punt return average (5.0 yard average) in his eight-year NFL career and has fumbled twice. He hasn’t scored in more than two years, and appears indecisive in fielding both punts and kickoffs. Other than his 245-yard kick return performance against Minnesota in the second contest of [...]