Bears Legend Devin Hester Retires; Lets Watch His Greatest Plays
December 15, 2017
One of the most exciting players in the history of football formally hung em up today, as Devin Hester formally retired.
The three-time All-Pro, four-time Pro Bowler and member of the NFLs 2000 All-Decade team was undoubtedly the greatest kick returner ever to step on the field. Never before, and perhaps not since, has a player been such a weapon on special teams. When teams kicked the ball to Hester in his prime, it was cant miss TV. In the days before NFL Red Zone, you found a way to click to the Bears game and watch what happened.What often happened was magic. Nobody will ever forget Hesters opening kickoff touchdown in the Super Bowl, or his 108-yard missed field goal return in prime time.The fact is, Hester had many more exciting plays than that, almost too many to count. So were here to help with a collection of Hester highlights.
The Bears put together a countdown of Hesters greatest plays as a member of the team:
Heres an even more expansive collection of his return TDs:
And for extra fun, watch how ridiculously fast and elusive Hester was while he was in college: