Devin Hester TD Called Back After Punter Abuses His Face

Devin Hester's punt return touchdown was called back after he allegedly committed an offensive facemask. Meanwhile, here's what was happening on his side of things. » 11/30/14 4:26pm 11/30/14 4:26pm

The Fat Guy Who Ran Down Devin Hester

The video above shows Devin Hester returning a missed 60-yard field goal 70-odd yards in Browns-Falcons on Sunday. It also shows 315-pound rookie left guard Joel Bitonio huffing 70-odd yards down the field in coverage to take Hester on an angle and save a touchdown. » 11/26/14 3:53pm 11/26/14 3:53pm

We'll Never See Another Player Quite Like Devin Hester

No one would've blamed you if, before watching him take a reverse to the house and then Prime Time his way to a record-setting 20th return TD last night, you had forgotten that Devin Hester was even in the league at all. It's been a few years since he's done anything notable, but his brief re-emergence last night was… » 9/19/14 9:49am 9/19/14 9:49am

Devin Hester Breaks NFL Record With 62-Yard Punt Return Touchdown

Devin Hester broke his tie with Deion Sanders atop the NFL's list of all-time return touchdown scorers with a 62-yard punt return tonight against Tampa Bay, the 20th of his career. » 9/18/14 9:37pm 9/18/14 9:37pm

Kick Returners Are Getting Screwed By The New Pro Bowl Rules

The big news to come out of yesterday's announcement is that the Pro Bowl is switching to a draft format instead of the old conference-vs.-conference setup. But there were a mess of new rules tacked on, and one of them will cost certain players some big money. » 8/01/13 11:05am 8/01/13 11:05am

After Lovie Smith's Firing, Devin Hester Complains About "False Fans"…

After learning about head coach Lovie Smith's firing, Bears return specialist Devin Hester, at 30 years old, said he's strongly considering stepping away from the NFL. A shaken Hester—seen on video here—gave his thoughts in the locker room. From Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune: » 12/31/12 3:40pm 12/31/12 3:40pm

Football In The Dark Is An Illuminating Thing

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 12/22/11 3:47pm 12/22/11 3:47pm

The Wonderful Miracle Of Mass Confusion On The Football Field

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 12/21/11 5:55pm 12/21/11 5:55pm

Teams Should Probably Stop Punting To Devin Hester

The Detroit Lions brought in a new punter this week and apparently no one gave him the memo that Devin Hester is really good at returning punts. Robert Malone made the mistake of kicking it in Hester's vicinity and, well, you can see what happens from there. » 11/13/11 5:57pm 11/13/11 5:57pm

Remembering The Best Punt Return That Never Officially Happened

Bears wide receiver/returner Devin Hester—as Drew explained Monday—is the human highlight reel that opponents have to kick to. He gave us a splendid return on Sunday night. But perhaps his best play of the season came on a play when he never touched the ball, on a play that never happened, as far as the NFL's… » 10/19/11 1:35pm 10/19/11 1:35pm

Devin Hester Was "Basically Attacked" With A Sucker Slap At A Casino…

You know who would probably be a bad person to slap in the back of the head in public? An NFL player. Specifically, an NFL player who is considered one of the fastest men in the sport and who can probably chase you down even if you're speeding away in a Rascal. » 10/18/11 4:40pm 10/18/11 4:40pm

Why You Have To Kick To Devin Hester

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 10/17/11 4:45pm 10/17/11 4:45pm

Devin Hester Wrote 436 Words About His Son

Don't let anybody tell you magazines don't contribute to the greater good. Take Chicago Parent, for example, wherein Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears debuts his literary skillz in April. Check it: » 3/30/11 11:00pm 3/30/11 11:00pm

The NFL Wants Less Devin Hester In Your Life

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Hester hates the league's new kickoff rules. » 3/23/11 5:05pm 3/23/11 5:05pm

Devin Hester Is New Monthly Daddy Columnist For Chicago Parent

"Hangin' with Devin" will debut in April. Hopefully, New York Parent will let Antonio Cromartie begin his own column titled "Hangin' With Jurzie, Alonzo, Caris, Antonio, Jr., Tyler, Leilani, London, Daughter, and Whatsherface?" soon. [Chicago Parent] » 1/20/11 4:05pm 1/20/11 4:05pm

Shut Up And Stop Being Humble, Devin Hester

After breaking the NFL record for return touchdowns, Hester took the podium and before any questions were even asked, emotionally thanked his coaches and teammates. I know he's got to do it, but c'mon. He's earned the right to brag. » 12/21/10 12:05pm 12/21/10 12:05pm

Devin Hester Hasn't Heard About Sea World Yet

Not that an athlete forgetting to watch the 10 o'clock news is newsworthy in and of itself, but Devin Hester's blissful unawareness of yesterday's Sea World happening is delightful in its own strange way. » 2/25/10 11:30pm 2/25/10 11:30pm

Devin Hester Is Virtually Fast

If you're like us — and Lord help you if you are — much of the summer is spent counting down the days until the new version of Madden is released. (This year, the Buzzsaw is gonna be good! Leinart to Boldin ... Buzzsaw!) Even though the NFL Draft still hasn't happened, they've already released some player ratings, and… » 4/06/07 1:45pm 4/06/07 1:45pm