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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

Why is Devin Hester Still Upset?

Chicago Bears Football- It has been a few weeks since the explosive Devin Hester was released from the Chicago Bears. During that time, the Bears have moved forward to sign several new players to their roster while Hester himself was signed to the Atlanta Falcons. 2014 Free Agency Tracker What Happened to Hester? Devin Hester signed a 3-year, $9 million contract with the Atlanta...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days 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...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAnthony Thomas will reportedly visit the Bears on Tuesday

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Chicago Bears will take a look at former Oregon wide receiver/running back DeAnthony Thomas on Tuesday. Oregon RB De'Anthony Thomas visiting with Bears tomorrow in Chicago, per source. Worked out for the Falcons two weeks ago. — Ross Jones (@RossJonesFOX) April 7, 2014 Thomas would...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL competition committee to doesn’t plan on eliminating or altering kickoffs

Rich McKay of the NFL’s competition committee made it clear today that they don’t plan on altering or eliminating kickoffs. Rich McKay of the NFL competition committee says there is no sentiment to eliminate or change kickoffs. — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) March 24, 2014 Devin Hester can now breathe a sigh of relief. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
Via Pro Football Zone
24 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...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks, 49ers among several teams that showed interest in Devin Hester

After signing with the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday,  kick returner Devin Hester told the media that his decision came down to the Seahawks, 49ers, Buccaneers, and Dolphins. Devin Hester said he also considered Tampa, San Fran, Miami, and Sea with Atlanta. — vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) March 21, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons news: Devin Hester signs 3 year deal with Falcons.

The Atlanta Falcons have not scored a touchdown on a kick return since 2010, that maybe set to change in 2014 after the agreed terms with the league's best current kick returner Devin Hester.The former Chicago Bears kick returner Hester was a free agent who had gained some interest in free agency.Devin Hester agreed to a three-year contract with theFalcons on Thursday, NFL...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester: Newest Atlanta Falcon

For the past nine years Devin Hester has electrified the NFL with his elite return ability. The only difference this season is the face that he will be in a Falcons uniform. Atlanta and the electrifying return man and wide receiver came to an agreement today on a three year contract. Although he may be past his prime Hester, 30, still managed to return a punt for a touchdown and...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester an Intriguing Asset to the Falcons' FA Frenzy

While he may not be as feared as he once was, Devin Hester still remains to be a threat whenever he touches the ball. His resume proves that he is the greatest returner of all time. His highlight reel is jaw dropping, while he has proven to be a multidimensional player.It was no secret that he was underutilized in Chicago. He never gained a strong rapport with Jay Cutler and was...
Via Pro Football Spot
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons sign return man Devin Hester to three-year deal

getty images Devin Hester has signed a three-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. When Hester first joined the NFL he did so as a defensive back, he excelled on special teams and eventually the Chicago Bears moved him to wide receiver hoping that an increase in his touches would result in more points. With former Bears coach Lovie Smith gone, Hester operated only as a return man last...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Devin Hester

Atlanta has reached a three-year deal with return specialist Devin Hester. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:The 31-year-old returned 52 kickoffs for an average of 27.6 yards in 2013. He also totaled 256 yards and one touchdown as a punt returner last season (18 attempts). A former receiver and defensive back, Hester was used exclusively on special teams last season.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hester signs with Falcons

Former Chicago Bears kick returner Devin Hester has agreed to terms on a three-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons.
Via chi.scout.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Aggressive Falcons bolster return game with Hester signing

Ever since the Atlanta Falcons lost Pro Bowl special teams returner Eric Weems to the Chicago Bears following the 2011 season, their return units have been nothing special. As they continue a dramatic makeover this offseason, following a 4-12 performance last year, the Falcons signed three-time Pro Bowler Devin Hester, who owns the NFL record for combined punt/kickoff touchdown returns...
Via Fox Sports South
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Bank
28 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...
Via Gridiron Grit
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester signs with Atlanta Falcons

Chicago Bears News - Former Chicago Bears kick return extraordinaire Devin Hester has signed with the Atlanta Falcons. Former Bears WR/KR Devin Hester agrees to terms on 3-year deal with Falcons. (via @AdamSchefter) pic.twitter.com/6a6sfQOkKn — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 20, 2014 Hester provides an immediate upgrade in field position for the Atlanta Falcons who finished...
Via Sports Mockery
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Devin Hester and Falcons agree on three-year deal

Devin Hester set and broke records with the Chicago Bears, but both parties decided to part ways this off-season. So as Hester sits tied with Deion Sanders with 19 return touchdowns all-time, Hester will look to break the record down south. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Hester and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms […]
Via Full Scale Sports
28 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...
Via Gridiron Grit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Devin Hester wants $4 million a year

Devin Hester is the best return man in NFL history. And he wants to get paid like it. An NFL personnel evaluator whose team has discussed a deal for Hester tells Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com that Hester is seeking a contract that pays about $4 million a year. If that’s true, it’s ridiculous. The closest comparison to Hester in free agency this year is former Broncos return man...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Devin Hester looking for $4 million per year

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com,  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...
Via Pro Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons news: Atlanta Falcons sign defensive back Javier Arenas have interest in Devin Hester.

Tuesday was a busy day at Flowery Branch, Atlanta. The Falcons met with a couple of free agents, former Chicago Bears kick returner Devin Hester and another former Scott Pioli draft pick in Kansas, defensive back/ kick returner Javier Arenas. Before the day was out the Falcons had signed Arenas to a  one year deal. Arenas, 26, who played three seasons with the Chiefs was with Arizona...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Atlanta Falcons sign a kick returner specialist

Earlier this afternoon the Atlanta Falcons signed cornerback and return specialist Javier Arenas. The former Chief and Cardinal was a 2010 second round draft pick from Alabama. Arenas gives Atlanta flexibility in the return game and possibly can be used as leverage to lower the negotiation prices for Devin Hester, who reportedly was seeking $3-4 million per season. Arenas signed...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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