Hester Joins Falcons

By Scott Leber | sleber@wtvo.com

Published 03/20 2014 06:48PM

Updated 03/20 2014 06:50PM

ATLANTA-Devin Hester will be returning kicks for the Falcons next season. He's signed a three year contract with them. The Bears let Hester walk in free agency.

Last season with the Bears Hester averaged 27.6 yards per kick return and 14.2 yards per punt return. He returned one punt 81 yards for a touchdown against the Redskins. That tied him with Deion Sanders for the most return touchdowns in NFL history.

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