Bears' Devin Hester OK with being solely a returner
April 8, 2013 11:02AM
Chicago Bears kick returner and receiver Devin Hester on the field for pre-game warmups prior to the start of the game against the Minnesota Vikings November 25, 2012 at Soldier Field. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times
Updated: April 8, 2013 6:03PM
Bears coach Marc Trestman said recently at the NFL owners meetings that you'd have to ask Devin Hester how he feels about being solely a kick returner for this upcoming season.
On Sunday night, Hester declared on "The J Mack and Nate Vash Show" on WLS-AM (890) that he's OK with it and is looking forward to getting his "swagger" back.
"I'm fine with it," Hester said on the show, which is hosted by former Bears fullback Jason McKie (@Jmack37). "It was kind of my idea to let me more focus on my kickoff and punt return thing. ... It was more of my idea to do it."
Hester said he spoke to Trestman before heading back to Florida this offseason. It was then when it was agreed that Hester would focus on regaining his form on special teams. CLICK HERE to read more.