Posts tagged "Devin Hester"

DaBearsBlog Interview: Devin Hester [AUDIO]

DaBearsBlog Interview: Devin Hester [AUDIO]
After some technical difficulties I was able to connect and chat with Bears star return man Devin Hester. He discusses the conversations had with coaches this offseason, why good return men don’t need very much coaching and gets into some of the details of the return process (I loved this part). Hester wanted no part... Read more »

Hester's Resurgence a Brilliant Success for New Bears Regime

Hester's Resurgence a Brilliant Success for New Bears Regime
Sometimes I spring from my sweat-soaked pillow in the middle of the night, awoken by the howls of neighborhood wolves and the soul-disturbing memories of Devin Hester playing wide receiver. I wipe my brow with a towel, blow my nose in the nearby Kleenex and lay my head back down as my girlfriend calms me... Read more »

Devin's Redemption: Most Underrated Story of the Coming Campaign

Devin's Redemption: Most Underrated Story of the Coming Campaign
Footballs don’t have personalities. They don’t have hopes and dreams, fears and regrets. They are, by most accounts, inanimate objects. But sometimes they seem to be more than footballs. When a diminutive Boston College quarterback cocked back his arm the ball had to know the opportunity for immortality was present. When Sweetness electrified the city... Read more »
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Eight Valid Questions to Ask as Training Camp Opens

Eight Valid Questions to Ask as Training Camp Opens
Training camp begins at 9 AM this morning. Here is a list of questions a Bears fan might be asking as the 2013 campaign begins. (The questions are easy. The answers will be far harder to come by.) Will Jon Bostic or Khaseem Greene work their way into the starting lineup at linebacker or will... Read more »

Audibles From the Long Snapper: Hester, Real Bears, Gannon

Audibles From the Long Snapper: Hester, Real Bears, Gannon
LETTING HESTER LEAVE WOULD BE A MISTAKE There was talk across the NFL world this week the Bears are preparing to part ways with Devin Hester this summer. Here is a piece of an article from NFL.com: ¿Pero es un regresador de patadas que tiene garantizado su lugar en el plantel? John Mullin de CSNChicago.com... Read more »

Trestman Moves Hester Back to Specials

Trestman Moves Hester Back to Specials
Marc Trestman, at the NFL owners meetings, told the Chicago media that Devin Hester will be working exclusively with special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis. The greatest return man in the history of the league is returning his attention and energy to the action that will one day land him in Canton. I have written countless... Read more »
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Despite His Selfish Comments, Bears Should Keep Devin Hester

Despite His Selfish Comments, Bears Should Keep Devin Hester
Devin Hester is the greatest kick returner in the history of the NFL. He is not a professional caliber cornerback. He is not a professional caliber wide receiver. He is a returner of punts and kickoffs and nobody has done either better. Hester, to the best of my knowledge, is the first player in sports... Read more »

An Off-Season Table of Contents

An Off-Season Table of Contents
You could make a sound and moat-protected argument the Bears off-season began with the firing of Lovie Smith and subsequent hiring of Marc Trestman as his replacement. Both of those decisions will shape the Chicago Bears for the next half-decade and define the tenure of General Manager Phil Emery in the city of Chicago. But... Read more »

10 Definitive Factors of the 2012 Season: #s 10-6

10 Definitive Factors of the 2012 Season: #s 10-6
The Chicago Bears have failed to reach the postseason in 2012 and it has cost Lovie Smith his head coaching job. Today and tomorrow I’ll present my ten definitive factors/moments/developments of the 2012 campaign. They are the reasons the Bears succeeded and – perhaps more important – failed over the course of this roller coaster... Read more »
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Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions Game Thread

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions Game Thread
Five football-related points to counter my intangibles-laden game preview: If I had a vote for team MVP this season it would probably go to Charles Tillman anyway but he can cement that award by shutting down Calvin Johnson again. Johnson has been an unstoppable force this season – arguably much of it in garbage time... Read more »