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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


Rec Yds TD
23 242 1

Bears MVP Meter: Week 15

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
MLB Brian Urlacher trails only one of his teammates in the race for MVP.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
Jay Cutler's three touchdowns and Devin Hester's punt return for a TD helped the Bears clinch the NFC North with a win over the Vikings.

Favre knocked out; Bears clinch division

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Brett Favre's surprise return ended quickly and Devin Hester set an NFL record with his 14th career return for a touchdown, leading the Chicago Bears to a 40-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night at snowy TCF ...

Bears-Vikings matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Devin Hester didn't have a return for touchdown against Minnesota in Week 10, but he did put the offense in good field position, returning two kickoffs for 100 yards and two punts for 47 yards in Chicago's 27-13 ...

Patriots' 60-second rant: Everything is clicking, but kick coverage could improve

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
The Patriots have been dominating, but if we had to choose one thing that could be improved to avoid being upset over the final three weeks, it's their kick-coverage units.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:35 a.m. ET
Devin Hester's 61-yard kickoff return was one of the few bright spots for the Bears in Week 14.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Bears WR-RS Devin Hester will have to deal with one of the craftier special-teams coordinators around when Chicago battles Philadelphia on Sunday.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of what Bears QB Jay Cutler had to say at his press conference Wednesday at Halas Hall.

Bears-Dolphins prediction

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
With Devin Hester returning kickoffs and punts, Chicago has an advantage on special teams and the Bears should be in this game as long as the defense plays close to as well as it did against Minnesota.

Bears-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano probably wasn't excited to hear Devin Hester is returning kickoffs again.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
MLB Brian Urlacher trails only one player in the race to become the Bears' MVP.

Week 10 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Patriots QB Tom Brady, Broncos OLB Mario Haggan and Bears WR Devin Hester as its Players of the Week.

Bears players of the week

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler, Devin Hester and a tough run defense helped carry the Bears to their Week 10 win over the Vikings.

Cutler outplays Favre in Bears victory

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler had 237 yards and three touchdown passes, Devin Hester had two big returns and the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings 27-13 on Sunday to tie Green Bay for the NFC North lead.

Flashback: Recent Week 10 Bears performances

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 10 contests each of the last five seasons.


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.