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Former Bears legend Devin Hester has another shot at a Super Bowl ring

Former Bears legend Devin Hester has another shot at a Super Bowl ring

Devin Hester has another opportunity to add to his legend.

The NFL all-time record holder with 20 return touchdowns officially signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday as the team gears up for a Wild-Card playoff matchup with the Detroit Lions this weekend.

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Hester, 34, played in 12 games with the Baltimore Ravens this season before he was waived in December. Hester averaged 24.5 yards on kickoff returns and 7.2 yards on punt returns, but failed to record a touchdown with the Ravens.

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Hester's last postseason appearance came in the Bears' NFC Championship loss to the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field in 2010, and no Bears fan will ever forget the first time Hester made his presence felt in the playoffs as he capped off a record-setting rookie season by returning the opening kickoff of Super Bowl XLI for a touchdown.

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Hester failed to earn a Super Bowl ring in his previous two trips to the postseason. Could the third time be the charm for the future Hall of Famer?

Mitch Trubisky will reportedly start for the Bears' Week 7 matchup with the New Orleans Saints

Mitch Trubisky will reportedly start for the Bears' Week 7 matchup with the New Orleans Saints

We'd been circling this news all week, and now it's getting closer to reality: late Saturday night, Adam Schefter reported that QB Mitch Trubisky will be under center for the Bears' matchup with the Saints this Sunday:

Trubisky was a full participant in practice from Wednesday to Friday of last week, but had still been listed as questionable up to this point. He returns after dislocating his left shoulder in Week 4 against the Vikings and missing the team's Week 5 loss to the Raiders.

The news comes at a crucial juncture of the season for the Bears, who are currently 3-2 and in third place in the NFC North.

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Puppy Pick 'Em Puppy Walter makes his Week 7 picks for Bears-Saints

Puppy Pick 'Em Puppy Walter makes his Week 7 picks for Bears-Saints

When the Bears announced their 2019 schedule, we decided to have some puppies reveal the opponents. Now, we have taken it a step further. We have a puppy that will make weekly picks for the Bears games.

It is Week 7!

Walter's choices in Week 7 are a chance to go to Mardi Gras or a celebration of St. Patrick's day in Chicago. Bears fans should be excited about his decision in Week 7... and now we're all looking forward to St. Patrick's Day again!

The 12-week old dachshund was hand-selected by the scouts at NBC Sports Chicago and hails from One Tail at a Time rescue. He came from a shelter in Alabama and was transported to Chicago.  At just 7 weeks old and without his mom, he beat a deadly virus and spent some time in the doggie ER, where he healed and became strong again. 

Now, Walter is ready to rumble between the well-manicured lines of Sweetness Field. He is NOW adoptable via onetail.org and has two adorable sisters named Martha and Millie, who are already adopted. 

Walter will pick the games throughout the NFL season, including the playoffs and we hope that his nose follows the scent to the Bears every week, all the way to that magical game in Miami in February. Narrated by Jason Benetti, play-by-play announcer for the White Sox.  

It is time for Puppy Pick ‘Em presented by Nissan.

To learn more: www.onetail.org