Report: Devin Hester visiting the Falcons today

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The Bears made it clear they didn’t want Devin Hester to return, now he’s looking for someone to return for.

According to Vaughn McClure of, the veteran return specialist is visiting the Falcons today.

Hester has said he has “at least 15 teams,” interested, and he’s looking for the right fit.

He’d make an immediate impact for the Falcons in the return game, and they don’t have the kind of personnel needs that would require him to even try to do anything else.

18 responses to “Report: Devin Hester visiting the Falcons today

  1. I cannot begin to understand why the Bears let this guy out of the building. Let’s get him around $1 million per year and let the Windy City flyer do his magic again.

    If you check the returns last year he was one or two blocks away from TD’s at least 3 times I can remember. He needed better blocking.

  2. I feel like that kid in the Steve Smith leaving Panthers video, except I don’t have Cam Newton to fall back on. Whyyyyyy!!!!!!

  3. Come on, there’s nothing else this guy can do but return kickoffs and punts….and 50% of the Kickoffs will be in the endzone and he’ll run backwards on half the Punts–so why would anyone sign him?

    The NFL outlawed players like Devin.

  4. I will say this for Devin, last year he had his best year on KO returns averaging 27+ yards a return. So he still has value to someone, just not a Bears team that has so many holes on defense and is cap strapped. If he wants to come back for the vet minimum, maybe the Bears would listen.

  5. “He’s looking for the right fit.” It’s amazing how the “right fit” is almost always the team that offers a player the most money. It reminds me when god told Reggie White to sign with Green Bay. Turns out GB was also offering the most money.

  6. The Packers should talk with him, their offer couldn’t be turned down, 100 Grand for the year and the ABSOLUTE HONOR OF PUTTING ON A GREEN BAY PACKERS JERSEY would complete the deal!

  7. Hester finished sixth in kickoff return average and third on punt returns in 2013…. Sign him…

  8. 15 teams, bah! Keep dreaming Hester. You had your moment of glory. These guys always refuse to believe its over!

  9. This clown saying he’s looking for a team with the right fit means, he’s probably looking to become a WR again and suck for another team. He claims he’s the best player in all of football saying he could play CB, WR and returner. Well he failed at WR, never was good at CB in college and did have a career as a returner. For those saying he was just a block or 2 away from breaking for TD’s on returns, well that could be said about almost every guy out there. We Tressman told him last pre-season he wouldn’t be a WR, he sat on the side pouting instead of trying to stay late and get one of the QB’s and the WR coach to stay and work with him. Guys that want to get better do that all the time.

  10. Way past his prime! He was not even the best in KR/PR average. He plays no other position and 73% of all Kickoffs are Touchbacks. No thanks…

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