Devin Hester upset returners out of Pro Bowl

Devin Hester & Chris Johnson Vs. Cheetah In Foot Race: Who You Got?

the NFL could then reduce the number of players to around 40 per team. Less injuries, less payroll, etc gdfbar says: Aug 1, 2013 1:24 PM I love how people are taking shots at the guy because he isnt a star at another position. I dont think that he really fit one all that well, in that he seems to see things and move like an RB, but is too small for that position. It doesnt matter anyway; the league has a long history of guys that were stars primarily as return men. Mel Grey, Billy White Shoes Johnson, Glyn Milburn, and Dante Hall all come to mind. Hester isnt the first guy to make a living that way, but is happens to be the best. This is a lousy thing to do to a group of guys that work just as hard as anybody else, and often have to learn a bunch of odds and ends stuff from several different offensive positions too. Hester has a right to be upset, and a right to talk about it. A return is the most exciting play in the game, and guys who excel at it should be rewarded just like guys at any other position.

Chris Johnson, Devin Hester race a cheetah

They raced a cheetah for Man vs. Cheetah, which will kick off Big Cat Week in November on the National Geographic Wild channel, TheWrap.com reports . This is most incredible challenge Ive ever faced, Johnson said. I wanted to go up against the fastest in the world and test myself, and this was it! Exclamation point supplied by TheWrap. This seems headed for one and only conclusion, unless they faced a very old, very fat or very bored cheetah. The whole idea of racing next to a cheetah for Nat Geo Wild was a very unusual proposition, Hester said. But it was something I was ready to take on to see if I could get an edge on. TheWrap notes: Man vs. Cheetah will not only look at how the cheetahs speed, maneuverability and instinct all come together, but it will reveal the key advantages and the vulnerabilities of the contestants. The special addresses whether cheetahs have hidden weaknesses despite their all-out running power, and whether comparing them to humans might reveal new information about cheetahs potential for survival in the wild.

Devin Hester hoping for a healthy return

His preparation for this season included participating in a National Geographic Channel show, Man vs. Cheetah in which he and Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson raced a cheetah. He said he is invigorated and motivated to prove to the Bears hes still got it. I havent felt like this in a while, Hester said. Im happy. Im having fun. And when you get a happy Devin Hester, you dont want to get rid of him. As for his race with the cheetah, the results are being withheld until air time during Nat Geo Wilds Big Cat Week in November. So who won, man or cheetah? Ah … 2-3 will never let you down, Hester said with a smile.

Pro Bowl Changes Great for Fans, Not Devin Hester

The NFL announced changes to the Pro Bowl that all but ensured his trips to Hawaii for the game are over. The NFL has eliminated kickoffs from the game, also eliminating the need for kick return specialists.The league also decided to turn the roster into a fantasy football set-up.The coaches will each draft their teams from a list of players voted in by fans and players. It will Devin Hester Hurricanes Jersey add some interest to the game, but it means Hester won’t be voted in to a Pro Bowl. Hester is understandably upset. “If you are taking the returner out of the Pro Bowl, you’re taking two positions out.” Hester said after Wednesday’s training camp practice. “That will suck for me. They are trying to change up the whole game of football and they’re messing with people’s jobs and lives.” Pro Bowl incentives are often written into contracts. Hester’s skill as a return man is unquestionable, but he can no longer be rewarded for what he does on the field. Most return men also have other jobs on the field.They are defensive backs, wide receivers and running backs.

Chicago Bears v Jacksonville Jaguars

Via NESN.com | 13 days ago Chris JohnsonandDevin Hester are arguably the two fastest players in the NFL. But are they faster than a cheetah? Well, we will soon find out. The Titans running back and Bears wide receiver apparently have raced against a cheetah for a made-for-TV program that will air on National Geographic in November as part of the networks Big Cat Week kickoff special called Man vs. Cheetah… Via Larry Brown Sports | 12 days ago How fast are Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester?

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