Tag Archives: Devin Hester

Third phase has to pick up the slack

August 31st, 2010 - 9:04 am

For the majority of Lovie Smith’s tenure as Bears head coach, the team has won games based on the play of its defense and special teams. With the exception of the Super Bowl season in 2006 when the team was [...]

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Training camp notes: Hester returns with flare

August 11th, 2010 - 9:08 am

When one of your team’s best playmakers sits out practices for nearly a week, it’s perfectly normal to feel a touch of anxiety, especially when your team has missed the playoffs in three straight years. But, as it turns out, [...]

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Former Ram Bruce to help receivers with offense

August 1st, 2010 - 11:06 am

Former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce, who retired from football in June, will be at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais for the duration of the Bears’ training camp to lend a helping hand to receivers, according to ChicagoBears.com. [...]

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Devin Hester on his confidence level and the 2010 season

July 30th, 2010 - 1:19 pm

“It’s on a whole different level now. I’ve got a swag now. This is going to be my breakout year. I’m going to shock a lot of people.” -Bears wide receiver Devin Hester on his confidence level at the receiver [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Special teams consistency an invaluable commodity

July 28th, 2010 - 9:11 am

This is Part 9 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. With all the attention this off-season focused on the the additions to the defense and a new offensive [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Deep corps of receivers the strength of the team?

July 16th, 2010 - 8:59 am

This is Part 3 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. My, how things can change in a year. It was at this time last year that almost all [...]

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Martz, not Smith, correct about Hester

March 25th, 2010 - 12:05 pm

One of the first players Mike Martz was asked about after being hired as the Bears’ new offensive coordinator was kick returner Devin Hester. Martz said he liked Hester’s speed and thought he could play the role of the slot [...]

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Mike Martz on Devin Hester as a slot receiver

February 9th, 2010 - 11:45 am

“Devin Hester in that role could just be stupid good.” -Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on how wide receiver Devin Hester would do as a slot receiver in his offense, the same role that Az Hakim played when Martz was [...]

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Three games remain, but just one with meaning

December 16th, 2009 - 10:03 pm

If there’s anybody out there hoping for a Bears upset over the Ravens or Vikings in the next two weeks, I wouldn’t hold your breath for too long. Typically, when an average team is mathematically eliminated from the playoff chase, [...]

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Ravens-Packers MNF provides preview for Bears

December 8th, 2009 - 7:01 am

Monday night’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers provided Bears fans with a glimpse of what is to come in the next two weeks. The Bears will host the Packers this week at Soldier Field before traveling [...]

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