Devin Hester wins another special-teams award

Devin Hester has done it again: The Chicago Bears wide receiver/kick returner has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month.

Hester recorded eight punt returns for 130 yards (16.3 average) and a 69-yard touchdown in October. He had nine kickoff returns for 278 yards (30.9 average) with a 98-yard score.

This is Hester’s third career Player of the Month Award (December 2006 and September 2007), most in franchise history.

Hester was the only player in the NFL to record both a kickoff and punt return touchdown in October. His punt return touchdown was the 11th of his career, which set an NFL record, breaking a tie with Eric Metcalf (10).

Hester has 16 kick return touchdowns in his career (11 punt, five kickoff), with the two touchdowns in October. He also has 17 return touchdowns (11 punt, five kickoff, one missed field goal) during his six-year career, tied for second most in NFL history with Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, trailing Hall of Famer Deion Sanders (19).

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