Bears won't re-sign Devin Hester

Updated: March 6, 2014, 7:19 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

Despite all his accolades as a return man, Devin Hester won't be returning to the Chicago Bears in 2014.

After the Bears informed Hester he wouldn't be re-signed for 2014, general manager Phil Emery released a statement Thursday thanking the record-setting returner.

"For the past eight seasons, we have been honored to have Devin Hester as a part of our organization," Emery said. "While Devin has redefined the pinnacle standard of the return position in the NFL, the memories and contributions ...

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