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Did the Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Atlanta Falcons on the rise in top-15 preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

No, Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester has not lost a step

There are some people who believe that Atlanta Falcons return specialist Devin Hester has lost a step and is no longer one of the most dangerous weapons in the NFL. That simply isn’t true. Some may point to Hester’s age (31) or his stats as a sign that his ability is on the decline. For example, Hester scored 11 return touchdowns in his first two seasons and has “only” run...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons: Five observations from Day 3 of training camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Here are five observations from Sunday's Day 3 session of training camp with the Atlanta Falcons: 1. DEVIN HESTER MIGHT HAVE THE CHOPS TO STEAL A FEW SNAPS ON OFFENSE THIS SEASON When the Falcons signed Hester to a three-year deal back in March, early reactions were positive. The move seemed safe, and a financially sound way to increase the team's return...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester Likes Weed

Posted to Chicago BearsDevin Hester posted this photo with the title: “Chilling” This was posted to instagram today, notice anything odd? (should have said “Chilling, high as **** smokin’ this blunt”) Out of all the things in your closet that you could wear, then post later – why did he pick the weed socks? Is it because Atlanta likes to get high? After listening to...
Via Sports Mockery
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester looking to add flare to the Atlanta Falcons this season

The Falcons scored big with the offseason acquisition of Devin Hester. Hester, even at 31, can still be an explosive asset to any roster including a youthful squad such as the Falcons. Outside of being the best return specialist in the modern day era, Hester has proven that he can play a solid role on the offense as a wide out with his former team the Chicago Bears. However, Hester’s...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Devin Hester To Three-Year Deal

Devin Hester has reportedly agreed to a three-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Former Bears return specialist Devin Hester agreed to terms on a 3-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons, per ESPN source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 20, 2014 Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. The former 2006 second round pick (No. 57 overall) out of Miami (FL) was reportedly seeking...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

10 bargain NFL free agents still available

All too often, front offices around the NFL try so hard to scoop up what they think are the missing pieces to their Super Bowl puzzle on the open market that they wind up bending over backwards for overpriced big-name free agents that fail to live up to expectations. Unfortunately for these teams and their fans, dishing out loads of money in free agency rarely leads to championships...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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Hester: I have one foot in Hall of Fame

Bears kick returner Devin Hester might be the greatest return man in NFL history, but does he deserve a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame? He believes so.

Via Larry Brown Sports
August 22, 2013  |  1 Comment

Devin Hester is content with being a return man on Bears

Devin Hester is not expected to see a lot of action at wide receiver this year. There is a chance that Hester could not be used at all at the position and that is alright according to the 30-year-old. “I’m fine with it,” Hester said on The J Mack and Nate Vash Show. “It was kind of my idea to let me more focus on my kickoff and punt return thing. … It was more of my idea...
Via Tireball.com
April 08, 2013  |  1 Comment
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