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Flashback Friday: Dante Hall of the Kansas City Chiefs

Before Devin Hester, before Josh Cribbs there was one man who reigned supreme upon all other kickoff and punt returners.  That man was none other than the Kansas City Chiefs super utility star Dante Hall.  “The Human Joystick” as he was often referred to, Hall was a 5th rd. pick taken by the Chiefs in the 2000 NFL draft.  During his career with the Chiefs, Hall returned 6...
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Falcons' Devin Hester kept out of practice

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester's toe injury kept him from practicing Wednesday and his availability for game time is up in the air until further notice. Leonard Hankerson has taken on the role of No. 3 receiver in meantime. "When he can feel that explosion that he has without the pain, then we'll know we're ready," head coach Dan Quinn said, via the team's official...
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Devin Hester Makes A Great Case To Be More Involved With Atlanta Falcons Game Plan

Devin Hester is a game-changer. He is the kind of guy that has the potential to turn any play in to a touchdown. He has proven time and time again that he has that kind of speed and talent. Yet, for some reason the Falcons have not made use of his skills a whole lot. He's been trying to lobby the team to let him get his hands on the ball more.Friday night he did the best thing he...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer?

The answer is “YES”, just maybe not for a long time. Last night Devin Hester didn’t look like a returner who has lost a few steps. Maybe he has, but when you were already about eight steps ahead of everyone else, charitably giving a few back doesn’t hurt too much. With his 62-yard punt return touchdown last night during a game that wasn’t really a game at all (for a while...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Devin Hester returns punt for TD, breaks NFL record

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver and return specialist Devin Hester made NFL history during Thursday night’s division battle against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In the middle of the second quarter, Hester fielded a punt from the Falcons’ 38-yard-line and took it all the way to the house from 62 yards out for his second touchdown of the night. As you can see in the video below, Hester...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

No, Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester has not lost a step

There are some people who believe that Atlanta Falcons return specialist Devin Hester has lost a step and is no longer one of the most dangerous weapons in the NFL. That simply isn’t true. Some may point to Hester’s age (31) or his stats as a sign that his ability is on the decline. For example, Hester scored 11 return touchdowns in his first two seasons and has “only” run...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester looking to add flare to the Atlanta Falcons this season

The Falcons scored big with the offseason acquisition of Devin Hester. Hester, even at 31, can still be an explosive asset to any roster including a youthful squad such as the Falcons. Outside of being the best return specialist in the modern day era, Hester has proven that he can play a solid role on the offense as a wide out with his former team the Chicago Bears. However, Hester’s...
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June 06, 2014  |  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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March 22, 2014  |  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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March 20, 2014  |  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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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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