Devin Hester Fantasy News

Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:45pm

Ravens WR Devin Hester (thigh) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Source: RB Justin Forsett intends to re-sign with Ravens

Monday, September 5, 2016, 12:21pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to re-sign running back Justin Forsett, who was released by the team Saturday in the cut-down to the 53-player roster limit, a source told ESPN.

The Ravens plan to sign Forsett and officially add return man Devin Hester while placing safety Matt Elam and defensive end Carl Davis on injured reserve, the source said.

Fantasy Impact:

We had a report that Forsett never left the team's RB1 spot on the depth chart despite being cut. Terrance West and Javorius Allen should also see work for the Ravens along with Forsett. Some who follow the team speculate injured RB Kenneth Dixon will eventually take over the RB1 role, possibly this year. There are a lot of moving parts to the Ravens RB situation.

Sunday, September 4, 2016, 12:59pm

Fox Sports - [Full Article]

Devin Hester worked out for the Baltimore Ravens earlier this offseason. Once they announced their 53 man roster on Saturday, people immediately realized the Ravens did not have a returner. That suggested the Ravens were at least close to signing Hester. According to Adam Schefter, the Ravens will sign Hester to a one-year deal.

Hester will return kicks and punts for the Ravens. Last season, the Ravens did not have a good return game. There were other issues that caused the Ravens to have one of their worst seasons since moving to Baltimore, but their return game was one of them. Hester should stabilize their return game.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:39am

AtlantaFalcons.com - [Full Article]

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they have released wide receiver Devin Hester.

The three-time All-Pro was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round (57th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Miami (FL). Hester has been a dynamic return man during his career and holds the NFL record in return touchdowns (20) and punt return touchdowns (14).

Last season, Hester was placed on injured-reserve designated to return at the beginning of the season with a toe injury. He returned in Week 13 and recorded 269 total return yards during the last five games of the year.

Fantasy Impact:

The Falcons signed wide receiver Mohamed Sanu and drafted wide receiver Devin Fuller out of UCLA this offseason in an effort to help Matt Ryan and add more depth to the wide receiver corp. Atlanta will also have intense competition at the kick/punt returner position with Fuller, RB Tevin Coleman, WR Eric Weems, and a handful of others battling for that spot, the story went on to say.

Friday, December 25, 2015, 10:17pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe, probable) took limited practice reps all week and is probable for Week 16.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe) took limited practice reps again Thursday.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 6:11pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Friday, December 18, 2015, 6:32pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe, probable) took limited practice reps all week and is probable for Week 15.

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 6:06pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe) took limited practice reps again Thursday.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 6:21pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Friday, December 11, 2015, 6:22pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe, probable) took limited practice reps all week and is probable for Week 14.

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6:31pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe) took limited practice reps again Thursday.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 6:33pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

Falcons place WR Leonard Hankerson on season-ending IR

Friday, December 4, 2015, 3:28pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

The Atlanta Falcons activated wide receiver/return specialist Devin Hester from injured reserve Friday and placed wide receiver Leonard Hankerson on season-ending IR.

The move with Hester was expected, as he is set to make his season debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. He missed the first 11 games after tearing two ligaments in his right big toe during the preseason.

As for Hankerson, he had been battling a hamstring strain for a while and aggravated it two games ago against the Indianapolis Colts. He had missed three games because of the injury.

Related players: Jacob Tamme

Fantasy Impact:

Hankerson’s absence directly impacts the number of targets that TE Jacob Tamme will see. Tamme has averaged 6.0-67-0.25 on 8.5 T/G in the four games that Hankerson has missed. He’s averaging just 3.3-41 on 4.7 T/G in the six games in which Hankerson has played. Tamme becomes a low-end TE1 for rest-of-season purposes.

Friday, October 2, 2015, 6:45pm

Falcons WR Devin Hester (toe, out) took limited practice reps all week and is out for Week 4.

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