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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
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is the Atlanta Falcons Week 16 tilt one of the top-5 NFL games to watch?

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached mid-December, with only two weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. As the final two weeks of the season get underway, there are a slew of big games involving teams...
Via cover32 - Falcons
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons lose 27-20 to Steelers

The Falcons can still win the division by winning their two final games. (Curtis Compton) Even with the 27-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the 5-9 Atlanta Falcons can still win the NFC South by winning their next two games. It was a home game for the Falcons, but it certainly didn’t seem like it. Steelers fans are exceptional travelers, and Sunday’s game was no different...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Dwayne Harris of the Dallas Cowboys a top five NFL 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 - Cowboys
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Jarvis Landry of the Miami Dolphins a top ten punt returner in the NFL this year?

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 - Dolphins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Punt return power rankings: Where does Jeremy Ross rank among the NFL’s best?

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 - Lions
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Marcus Sherels of the Minnesota Vikings a top ten 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 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Punt return power rankings: Where does Julian Edelman of the Patriots rank?

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 - Patriots
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Punt return power rankings: Where does Darren Sproles rank among the best?

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 - Eagles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Which of these eight teams do the Seattle Seahawks least want to face in the playoffs?

It was another great weekend for the Seattle Seahawks with things lining up nicely for them in the postseason. With their own win versus the 49ers (sweeping the season series and eliminating their rivals from the playoffs) the Seahawks are now in the driver’s seat and have a good shot at the nuber one seed in the playoffs, which would ensure they will not have to travel to reach...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 14: Packers vs. Falcons Preview and Prediction

As the last game of NFL Week 14, tonight's game between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons should be a good one. At least by one team. Who could that be? Let's just say the name begins with Green Bay and ends in Packers, shall we?Now, that's not to say the game is a gimme. Atlanta leads the NFC South. Admittedly, that's not saying much given the woeful state of that division...
Via Packer Fans United
10 days ago  |  Discuss

This weekend in NFL stupid

A recap of all that was stupid during the 13th weekend of the 2014 NFL season… The stupidest penalty  This essentially won the game for the San Diego Chargers in Baltimore: Defensive pass interference was called on Anthony Levine, but that’s a ridiculous amount of contact from Malcom Floyd. At the very least, incidental penalties should have been called by Walt Anderson’s...
Via This Given Sunday
17 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Devin Hester, Harry Douglas, Josh Wilson

Atlanta Falcons starting CB Josh Wilson (ankle) and wide receivers Devin Hester (ankle) and Harry Douglas (foot) are all listed as questionable going into Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. The Falcons (3-6) are considered second in the NFC South and could be potentially tied for first place with New Orleans if the Saints lose their game against Cincinnati on Sunday. The...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons: Hester, Douglas sat out practice on Wednesday

Both Devin Hester and Harry Douglas sat out practice on Wednesday for the Atlanta Falcons. Hester suffered an ankle injury in Week 10 against Tampa Bay. He left the game and did not return. While the Falcons do not appear to have any concern about the injury lingering they are playing it safe and limiting him in practice this week. Hester is merely a return man for the Falcons unless...
Via Tireball.com
November 12, 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

It’s Alright to Cheer for Devin Hester on Sunday

Devin Hester will face the Chicago Bears on Sunday in Atlanta. As a member of the Atlanta Falcons, Hester has found himself yet again, rejuvenated and happy to play the game he loves once again. While he will be your opponent, Bears fans, it is alright to root for Devin Hester on Sunday. Hester’s Abrupt End in Chicago Wasn’t His Fault Since leaving Chicago, and remembering...
Via Sports Mockery
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s best kick returners: Is Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons #1?

Everybody loves to rank the top ten quarterbacks in the NFL. It seems like people never get tired of arguing about it. However, there are 22 players on the field at any given time and no one player can swing the momentum like a kick returner can. So how come nobody ranks the top ten kick returners in the league? Who knows? But we set out to fix that. A lot of factors go into kick...
Via cover32 - Falcons
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears ready for Hester, Falcons

Special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis was coy when discussing the Chicago Bears plans to defense former Bear Devin Hester. “I think everybody knows how great a player he is,” stated DeCamillis. “ I don’t think there’s any question about that. I think the biggest thing is we just have to have a good plan going in for him. A lot of people [...]
Via Bears Claws
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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