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Bears Confirm Hester Won’t Return

WGIL Newsroom . State Sports 108

Chicago BearsLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)–The Chicago Bears say they will not re-sign record-setting return specialist Devin Hester.The team said Thursday in a statement it is parting ways with the three-time Pro Bowl pick after eight seasons, confirming what he told the NFL Network the previous day. So instead of a return to Chicago, he’ll hit the market as a free agent.
General manager Phil Emery said the Bears were “honored” to have Hester and he “redefined the pinnacle standard of the return position.”