Tag: Devin Hester

An ode to the greatest returner of all-time Devin Hester

An ode to the greatest returner of all-time Devin Hester
Super Bowl 41 in Miami, Florida. That was the scene of the biggest moment of Devin Hester’s 11-year NFL career. The Riviera Beach native took back the opening kickoff of that Super Bowl against the Indianapolis Colts in the same city that he turned heads at the University of Miami. A 92-yard kickoff score wasn’t enough... Read more »

The Bears claim C Eric Kush and CB Cre'Von LeBlanc off waivers

The Bears claim C Eric Kush and CB Cre'Von LeBlanc off waivers
A day after making 22 moves, the Bears were back at it on Sunday afternoon. The big news early in the day was the arrival of former Green Bay guard Josh Sitton at Halas Hall. He’s visiting with Ryan Pace and the front office and could land a deal. He has a possible visit with... Read more »

The 10 best Bears' WR's over the last 10 seasons

The 10 best Bears' WR's over the last 10 seasons
The Chicago Bears haven’t had many great wide receivers in their history especially as of late, but some guys have made a huge impact on the field. With the regular season officially 74 days away there’s some time to put together a couple of top 10 lists. Here’s the first one, ranking the 10 best... Read more »
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Key Matchup: Bears' Secondary Against Julio Jones and Roddy White

Key Matchup: Bears' Secondary Against Julio Jones and Roddy White
Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones has been a game changer since arriving in Atlanta in 2011. On draft day, Atlanta acquired Jones from Cleveland in exchange for five draft picks, including first-round picks in 2011 and 2012. In three seasons with the Falcons, Jones has started 32 games, hauling in 174 catches for 2,737... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week 6 Against Atlanta

Keys To The Game: Week 6 Against Atlanta
When the Bears travel to Atlanta to take on the Falcons only one thing should be on their mind, a third victory. However, the Bears had the same agenda last week and blew a 14-point second quarter lead to a lesser Carolina team. The Falcons coughed up a substantial lead as well. Atlanta surrendered a... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Falcons Add Hester Despite Talks Of Moving Kickoffs Forward

2014 NFL Free Agency: Falcons Add Hester Despite Talks Of Moving Kickoffs Forward
Congratulations to Devin Hester for finding a new team, but in 2014 he might not be as effective as he was once simply due to NFL rules. The nine-year pro, who spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Bears, signed a three-year, $9 million deal ($2.5 million guaranteed) with the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday.... Read more »
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2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears smart about Tillman, Peppers and Idonije
The Bears re-signed a key veteran last week, saw one head to an NFC North rival and another one return after spending last season with a different division rival. 33-year-old cornerback Charles Tillman re-upped with the Bears on a one-year, $3.5 million deal last Friday, while 34-year-old defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year, $26 million... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: What is Devin Hester's real worth?

2014 NFL Off-Season: What is Devin Hester's real worth?
The ridiculousness might be over in the Chicago. Devin Hester also known as the “Windy City Flyer” has not been approached by the Bears this off-season about a contract extension according to NFL.com’s insider Ian Rapoport. (UPDATE: Bears announce Hester will not be re-signed via press release on Thursday). The 31-year-old speedster has been with the Bears... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Bears NFC North Crown Hopes Still Alive, But SNF Loss Stings

Final Thoughts: Bears NFC North Crown Hopes Still Alive, But SNF Loss Stings
With the NFC North crown in sight, the Chicago Bears blew their chances in arguably the biggest game of the year. After the perfect scenario played out for the Bears on Sunday (a Green Bay loss and a Detroit loss), the windy city crew still couldn’t capitalize. Losing 54-11 may seem like a blow out,... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 15 (McCellin, Wootton, Hester, Jeffery, Wright)

Five Players To Watch: Week 15 (McCellin, Wootton, Hester, Jeffery, Wright)
The Chicago Bears (7-6) travel to chilly Cleveland (4-9) to battle the Browns on Sunday. The game marks the first of two straight road matchups for the Bears, who will face Philadelphia on Sunday Night Football next week. With three weeks left, the Bears season is on the line. They have to play each week... Read more »