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Chicago Bears have drafted eight Pro Bowlers in last decade

According to a study that ties draft picks to Pro Bowl appearances over the last decade, the selections made by the Chicago Bears over the years rank among the league's best.NFL Media editor Jim Reineking took a look back at the past 10 draft classes (excluding the 2015 class, which hasn't taken the field yet) and counted the number of Pro Bowl appearances players selected during...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

7 Plays to Fire You Up For College Football Season

Even though the season is still a few months away, it’s never too early to start talking about college football. With that in mind, I’ll be posting an article every Sunday until the seasons starts, listing seven plays that will fire you up for the 2015-’16 campaign. Here’s the initial installment: 7 – Utes Run the Hook and Ladder (2005 Fiesta Bowl) Let’s kick things off...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: What we learned from the mandatory minicamp

Mandatory minicamps are an important part of the offseason for any team, but especially for a team breaking in a new coaching staff and new schemes like the Chicago Bears are. A lot of news has broke during the minicamp, and these are three tidbits that look to effect the Bears this upcoming season: Alshon Jeffery, a true No. 1 receiver? Alshon Jeffery looks to continue his growth...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester on role in offense: 'It's still up in the air right now'

Devin Hester knows things are changing with the offense of the Atlanta Falcons, but he's also well aware that he needs to show where he fits best in Kyle Shanahan's show. Hester's speed alone makes him a threat on almost every play, but after a season with 38 catches for 504 yards and two touchdowns, will he be able to build on those numbers in 2015?According to Vaughn McClure of...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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

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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