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Devin Hester

Devin Hester - #23 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 11/04/1982
Birthplace Riviera Beach, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 25th pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
23 242 1

Bears would be silly to let Hester become next Jacoby Jones

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Devin Hester wants a fresh start, somewhere other than Chicago. After watching what Jacoby Jones did after leaving Houston, the Bears need to keep Hester.

Bears feeling out right mix of reps for Hester, Jeffery

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Bears drafted Alshon Jeffery and signed RS Eric Weems, it fueled speculation regarding Devin Hester’s role.

Bears 60-second rant: Peppers, Hester not true snubs

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers and Devin Hester weren't shown any disrespect by not being named to the NFC Pro Bowl team this season.

Barber inactive; Briggs, Hester active for Packers game

Posted Dec. 25, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Bears RB Marion Barber (calf) is inactive for the Christmas night game at Green Bay, putting No. 3 RB Kahlil Bell into the starting role.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of four key matchups in the Packers' Week 16 game vs. the Bears on Christmas night at Lambeau Field.

Seahawks-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Seahawks felt the wrath of Devin Hester early last season, but they didn't shy away from kicking to him the next time they had a chance to.

Chiefs-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
With Caleb Haleb set to make his second career start, the Bears could use more of a shot in the arm from the return game than it provided last week.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of "Five questions," PFW publisher/editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says it's wishful thinking to expect significant improvement from Caleb Hanie in Week 13.

Bears stock report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 12 loss to the Raiders.

Bears-Raiders prediction

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Bears and Raiders.

Bears-Raiders matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Will the Raiders give Devin Hester a chance to beat them, or will they kick the ball out of bounds on punts and take their chances against QB Caleb Hanie?

Bears players of the week: Week 11

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 11 win over the Chargers.

Cardinals' Fitzgerald leads NFC players of the week

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Saints S Roman Harper and Bears PR Devin Hester were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 10.

Bears players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 1:02 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 10 win over the Lions.

Lions-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Injuries could be a factor on special teams for both teams Sunday with the Lions' kickers and Bears return man Devin Hester ailing.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 29, 2012
Hester is active for Sunday's game against Minnesota.||||||| Hester went through a full practice Friday after missing one game with a concussion.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Hester has left Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with a concussion.||||||| The injury occurred early in the game, although it was not clear exactly when. The Bears announced he would miss the remainder of the game with about five minutes left in the half. Eric Weems replaced Hester at receiver and on returns.
Posted Oct. 20, 2012
Hester (quadriceps) is probable for Monday.||||||| Hester's last return for TD was in Detroit's visit to Chicago last season.
Posted Dec. 23, 2011
Hester is active at Green Bay on Sunday.||||||| Hester was questionable with an ankle injury.
Posted Dec. 01, 2011
A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for slapping Hester while at an Illinois casino.||||||| Daniel Rago of Mount Prospect was arrested after police said he slapped Hester in the back of the head on Oct. 14 while the football player was standing in line at Rivers Casino. Hester didn't retaliate.

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