Hester lifts Bears with record-breaking effort

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  1. Henry Burris

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    Oh yeah, but there wasn't much of a market for Urlacher or Kreutz either. I just hope Hester is more reasonable than those two.
     
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    Of course he's back to his old ways. It's been painfully obvious for years.. Hester is a danger if he doesn't play receiver. He gets too tired playing offense and ST but if he's soley on ST he's a HOF caliber type guy. I don't understand why it took so long to realize this but I'm glad Trestman sees Hester for what he is.
     
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    Another 50 ish yards and he would have broke the record for single game return yards. I think most of us on here knew he would become a weapon again if he wasn't ground down into becoming a wr. Freshness matters.
     
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    He's had 7 returns, and averages 42 yards (leads NFL). He's still good as ever at age 30. Since he specializing, he should be good for a couple more years minimum. I just wish they'd move the kickoff back another 5 yards,but it ain't happening.
     
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    David, don't you have that gut feeling that he's ready to take one to the house about now? I'd love to see him do this Sunday night against the Steelers.
     
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    Cutler made an interesting comment. He said the Vikings kept a couple guys deep as protection in case Hester got loose. If that's what they did, it sure backfired. I'll take 249 return yards any day, but it would be nice to see Devin extend his record.
     
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    It's either that or kick out of bounds on punts. Either way our average starting field position is at our 35 or 40 yard line.
     
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    He told Trestman that he didn't want to play offense -- just KR. As Clint Eastwood famously said in one of his movies, "A man has to know his limitations."

    My only complaint is that he lets punts roll and cost us yards instead of run up and fair catch. He's muffed a few, so maybe he doesn't trust himself at times.
     
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    I agree. His decision making needs to improve in those situations. It takes a very special person, IMHO, to be able to be a return guy at the NFL level.



     
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    LOL@ all the guys on this board who wanted to cut Hester because he makes slightly more than a million this season. Didn't Mr. D. tell you he would return to pimp form as soon as he was back to concentrating as a returner? Hester will be a major difference maker this year for us. Take that to the bank.
     
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