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14-year-old Bears fan battles brain tumor, names it 'Aaron Rodgers'

The rivalry between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers is one of the oldest in professional sports, but this may be a first. "Mighty" Miguel Reyes is a 14-year-old Bears fan who was diagnosed with a brain tumor last year. His NFL fandom has led to a friendship with Peg Kelly, a Packers fan and one of Reyes' teachers at Concord (Ill.) Junior High School, according to Sarah...
Via Fox Sports
28 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Camp Bits and Pieces Aug. 24th

Pitt had its last scrimmage Saturday and Rivals.com compiled the stats for that matchup between Offense and Defense.  This is from a free article on their website and I think them.  I also would like to remind all the Pitt fans that Rivals does a superb job of following the team and the program especially on its subscription service.  So, I give them credit and thanks for this...
Via Pitt Blather
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings: How Good is the Falcons Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article The Falcons have great depth at wide receiver and have one of the best quarterbacks in the league in Matt Ryan, but their offensive line and running game worry me a little bit. Last year they averaged 93.6 yards per game, and with veteran Steven Jackson gone, it’ll be up to rookie Tevin Coleman and the...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hester trying to show Falcons his skills at wide receiver

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Devin Hester didn't sound exactly thrilled when he arrived for the start of his second training camp with the Atlanta Falcons. The four-time Pro Bowl return specialist said he didn't fully understand what his role would be as a receiver in new coordinator Kyle Shanahan's offense. Now that the Falcons are past the first preseason game, Hester says everything...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Devin Hester is looking good at training camp

Everybody knows that Devin Hester is one of the greatest returners in NFL history, but he’s about a lot more than just that. Hester is a receiver, too, and a pretty good one at that. And he’s showing that off at Falcons training camp. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up heading into training camp Fantasy Preview: The top-75 WRs for 2015 Five Things: The...
Via cover32
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester remains unsure of his role in the new offense

For the bulk of the Atlanta Falcons players, it's been a whirlwind of an offseason. A new coaching staff is in place, which means it's time to prove yourself. While some players have an idea where they'll fit in the offense, D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com reports that Devin Hester is not one of those players. When asked about his role in the offense, Hester simply stated that he...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Devin Hester win a second ESPY this year?

If you remember back in 2007, Devin Hester took home the ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete of the Year. It was a special moment for Hester, and to make things even more impressive, he has a chance for another special moment in 2015. As Vaughn McClure of ESPN explains, Hster has a chance to win his second ESPY this year, as his record-setting punt return was nominated. The record...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin Hester puzzled, but not concerned by uncertainties in Atlanta Falcons’ offense

Devin Hester will go down in NFL history as one of the best returners. The Atlanta Falcons brought in the 32-year-old veteran not only for special teams, but also as a wide receiver. With new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan in the fold, the structure isn’t very clear for Hester. But he’s also not very concerned. “It’s still up in the air right now. We’re just figuring...
Via EndZoneScore
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Reportedly Chasing Devin Hester Replacement

It was a brief marriage for what it was worth, but now it seems that Percy Harvin no longer in the future plans for the New York Jets.  Rich Cimini, who covers New York football for ESPN did an off-season overview of the Jets recently and stated his belief that the team will choose to part ways with the wide receiver before the March 19th deadline when they are expected to hand...
Via Sports Mockery
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Chicago Bears Greats Who Can Reach The Hall of Fame

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is something ever kid dreams about when he first picks up a pigskin to play catch with his dad in the backyard on Sundays.  Chicago Bears fans have to wonder who could be next in line to represent the team in Canton.  Looking over a long list, here are five potential candidates. #5 – Devin Hester People don’t understand how important it was...
Via Sports Mockery
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nice Guy Devin Hester Gives Ref Shoulder Massage

Atlanta rolled over New Orleans today, 30-14. The win kept the 6-9 Falcons alive in the sad and depressing NFC South race, while eliminating the disappointing Saints. This happened despite the fact that NO’s Jalen Saunders brought the opening kickoff back 99 yards, setting up a very early 1 yard touchdown run by Mark Ingram. Before the ensuing kickoff, Devin Hester helped a hard...
Via Busted Coverage
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Devin Hester Massages Way Onto Refs Good Side

Devin Hester massages his way onto a refs good side for the Falcons-Saints game.
Via Gamedayr
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester gives referee a shoulder massage

There are all kinds of ways to butter up the officials, but I don’t know if I’ve seen this one before. That’s Atlanta Falcons wide receiver and returner Devin Hester, and hopefully that ref gives him the benefit of the doubt today. You may also be interested in: WATCH: Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester gives referee a shoulder massage Is Matt Ryan the NFL quarterback...
Via cover32 - Falcons
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester Gives Referee A Massage Before Kickoff

Looks like Devin Hester was trying to relax the ref and maybe earn the Falcons a few calls with this massage. [Reddit] The post Devin Hester Gives Referee A Massage Before Kickoff appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester makes sure to give a referee a quick shoulder rub

Devin Hester is always there to lend a hand. The Atlanta Falcons kick returner extraordinaire actually lent two hands to a referee during his game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Specifically, he gave him a massage. It never hurts to butter up a ref, right?
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Vs. Falcons Game Rewind – Second Half

Breakdown of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 27-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 15. Second Half – 46 yard completion to Devin Hester to begin the second half. Eight in the box for the Steelers with a safety blitz. Only two defenders to the screen side on the catch. Schematic and numbers win for Atlanta. […] Steelers Vs. Falcons Game Rewind – Second Half is a post from:...
Via Steelers Depot
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Punt returner power rankings: Did Adam “Pacman” Jones crack the top five?

The last time we talked about the best kick returners in the NFL it was back in October, when Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons took home the number one spot in our power rankings. This time I mixed it up by separating punt returners from the herd and ranking the top ten based exclusively on punts. To determine the rankings I used a combination of traditional stats plus an extra...
Via cover32 - Bengals
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Where does Tavon Austin of the Rams rank among the NFL’s best punt returners?

The last time we talked about the best kick returners in the NFL it was back in October, when Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons took home the number one spot in our power rankings. This time I mixed it up by separating punt returners from the herd and ranking the top ten based exclusively on punts. To determine the rankings I used a combination of traditional stats plus an extra...
Via cover32 - Rams
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Is De’Anthony Thomas of the Kansas City Chiefs the NFL’s best punt returner?

The last time we talked about the best kick returners in the NFL it was back in October, when Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons took home the number one spot in our power rankings. This time I mixed it up by separating punt returners from the herd and ranking the top ten based exclusively on punts. To determine the rankings I used a combination of traditional stats plus an extra...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Tedd Ginn of the Arizona Cardinals the best punt returner in the NFL?

The last time we talked about the best kick returners in the NFL it was back in October, when Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons took home the number one spot in our power rankings. This time I mixed it up by separating punt returners from the herd and ranking the top ten based exclusively on punts. To determine the rankings I used a combination of traditional stats plus an extra...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Punt return power rankings: Is Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons still on top?

The last time we talked about the best kick returners in the NFL it was back in October, when Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons took home the number one spot in our power rankings. This time I mixed it up by separating punt returners from the herd and ranking the top ten based exclusively on punts. To determine the rankings I used a combination of traditional stats plus an extra...
Via cover32 - Falcons
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Big Cleveland Browns OL Joel Bitonio Denies Devin Hester a Touchdown

Whenever Devin Hester gets the ball in relatively open field the man is typically going to take the ball to the house--or at least get really, really close. It looked like he has a touchdown in the making against the Cleveland Browns, but one person decided to do something about it--305 pound offensive lineman Joel Bitonio.The big man found a gear that is not common with guys of...
Via FatManWriting
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester Drops Wide Open Touchdown

There was a lot of debate when Devin Hester was running routes for the Chicago Bears if he would ever pan out to be a viable wide receiver threat. The Chicago Bears decided not to pay him, and Hester signed with the Atlanta Falcons in the offseason. Well, watch as Devin Hester drops a wide open touchdown pass from Matt Ryan. Devin Hester Drops Wide Open TD Pass Hester has been...
Via Sports Mockery
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons vs. Chicago Bears Preview

Devin Hester status is questionable heading into Sunday’s game against his former team. (Ann Heisenfelt) The Atlanta Falcons already face a must-win game, and it’s only Week 6 of the 2014 NFL season. The Falcons host the Chicago Bears in what will be their only game at home in the Georgia Dome until November 23. Atlanta plays a “home” game against the Detroit Lions in London...
Via In The Neutral Zone
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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