Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer?

Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer?
October 21, 2013, 9:00 pm
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Tony Andracki

It's been a while since we heard a "Devin Hester, you are RIDICULOUS" call, but the dynamic returner finally found the endzone for the first time since the 2011 season.

Shortly after Jay Cutler left Sunday's loss to the Redskins with an injury, Hester took a punt to the house.

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Hester extended his hold on NFL history with his 13th career punt return and also tied Deion "Primetime" Sanders for first all time in non-offensive touchdowns with 19.

But is that good enough to make Hester a Hall of Famer?

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While he has been the best returned in NFL history (13 punt return TDs, five kickoff, one missed field goal) Hester has struggled mightily as a receiver and cornerback in his career.

In six years as a wideout, he caught just 217 passes on 390 targets -- a catch percentage of just 56 percent -- for 2,807 yards and 14 TDs.

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The NFL has never inducted a player who was strictly a special teams contributor into the Hall of Fame, but maybe Hester can pave the way.