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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

Flashback: Bears' recent Week Nine performances

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week Nine contests each of the last five seasons.

Flashback: Bears' recent Week Seven performances

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week Seven contests each of the last five seasons.

Redskins-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
With Chicago's offense coming off a poor performance vs. Seattle, giving Devin Hester a chance to make a return and swing momentum into the Bears' corner would be a risky move.

Bears MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Devin Hester returns to the Meter this week after his 89-yard punt return for a touchdown.

Bears players of the week

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
Johnny Knox's 67-yard grab and Devin Hester's punt return for a touchdown were a couple of the few bright spots for the Bears vs. Seattle.

Bears flashback: Recent Week Six performances

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week Six contests each of the last five seasons.

Scout's Notebook: Bears PR-WR Devin Hester

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Bears RS-WR Devin Hester from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Giants P Matt Dodge will have to be on top of his game vs. Bears PR Devin Hester.

Bears MVP meter: Week Three

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr ranks the Bears' top five MVP candidates through their most recent game.

Bears players of the week

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Big plays by Brian Urlacher and Devin Hester made the difference in the Bears' win over the Packers.

Hester, Bears beat Packers 20-17

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Devin Hester returned a punt 62 yards for a touchdown, Brian Urlacher forced a key fumble and Chicago took advantage of a team-record-tying 17 penalties by the Packers to beat Green Bay 20-17 on Monday night. The win leaves the ...

Hester no longer Bears' No. 1 receiver

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
With WR Devin Hester having been targeted only once in the season opener, it's fair to say, according to NFC North Whispers, that he's not the Bears' top receiver anymore.

Bears' receiving corps garners strong reviews

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Rumors that the Bears might be considering adding Terrell Owens couldn’t be more exaggerated, as new offensive coordinator Mike Martz continues to sing the praises of the Bears' receiving corps.


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.