NFL Trade Rumors: Why The Chicago Bears Should Trade Devin Hester This Offseason

December 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Devin Hester should be applauded and appreciated for setting the all-time return touchdowns record on Monday Night Football last night.  But when it comes to his team, the best chance for the Bears to make themselves perennial championship contenders should include trading their electric return man. Here's why.
1. His value might never be higher
After his second season in the NFL there was talk of trading Hester, possibly in a deal for a quarterback, but such talk was disregarded and the Bears set off to turn Hester into a number one wide receiver.  Hester's stock immediately plummeted in 2008 when he showed both ineptness in being a wide receiver, and his return game suffered compared to his first two seasons. Hester's value was better before the 2008 season than it is now, when there was a possibility that he could become a star receiver as well, but at least now Hester's return value is back up...

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