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JACOB HESTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Broncos bring in free agent RB Jacob Hester

(Jeff Gross/Getty Images) As expected, the Denver Broncos brought in free agent running back Jacob Hester on Monday, presumably signing him to a one-year deal.  The team announced the transaction via press release on Monday afternoon. Additionally, the team signed fellow running back Jeremiah Johnson back to the practice squad, after releasing him last week. With Willis McGahee...
Via BroncoTalk
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos bring Hester in as 4th running back

The Denver Broncos have signed former Chargers running back Jacob Hester to take the spot opened when Willis McGahee went on injured reserve. The Broncos also signed Jeremiah Johnson back to their practice squad Monday. Hester, a third-round pick out of LSU in 2008, played fullback for San Diego for four years. He had 94 rushes for 319 yards and also caught 55 passes for 308 yards...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos add RB Hester to roster

The Denver Broncos announced Monday they signed running back Jacob Hester to their active roster and added running back Jeremiah Johnson to the practice squad. Hester was a third round draft choice of the San Diego Chargers in 2008. He played in San Diego before getting cut earlier this year. He has a career 3.4 yards-per-carry average. Johnson is in his third pro season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos may add RB Jacob Hester to backfield

(Getty Images) The Broncos placed starting running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve yesterday, leaving no short-yardage backs remaining on the roster. Denver will likely have a rotation of Knowshon Moreno, Ronnie Hillman, and Lance Ball on Sunday, but none of those three backs can run between the tackles or pass block as well as McGahee.  For that reason, the Broncos have...
Via BroncoTalk
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Nothing Personal, It’s Just Business

In recent years corporate America has been on the dark side of bad press when it comes to layoffs, plants are closing and there is a loss of workforce, it seems like nationwide. One ongoing and unspoken joke is the term Black Friday. I don’t mean the day after Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza that goes by the same name. Instead it is the 4:45 on a Friday call into the boss...
Via The Eastside Perspective
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Cesaire, Hester let go by Chargers

Defensive end Jacques Cesaire and fullback Jacob Hester were among the 22 players released or re-designated as the San Diego Chargers reached the 53-player roster limit for the regular season. Cesaire, signed as an undrafted free agent in 2003, was the leader of a defensive line for the only team he has played for. Cesaire became expendable because of a youth movement along the...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers released Hester, Novak; waive QB Lee

There were several notable names among the Chargers' moves to reach Friday's 53-man roster limit. Nate Kaeding has won the tight battle for the kicking job with Nick Novak released, and veteran fullback Jacob Hester was also released, along with offensive tackles Anthony Davis and Mario Henderson and defensive end Jacques Cesair. Safety Sean Cattouse was placed on injured...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Ta-ta, Tolbert?

The Chargers have two key free agents in the offensive backfield: Mike Tolbert and Jacob Hester. Although Tolbert has been the more productive player since the duo entered the league together in 2008, it would appear Hester has the better odds of returning. Read on to find out why.
Via sdg.scout.com
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders lead Chargers 24-17 in 3rd quarter

Vincent Brown and Jacob Hester caught touchdown passes from Philip Rivers as the San Diego Chargers rallied to trail the Oakland Raiders 24-17 after three quarters Thursday night.
Via Sign on San Diego
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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