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Jay Cutler thinks Devin Hester should reach Hall of Fame

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler believes Devin Hester deserves to be inducted in the Hall of Fame.

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler mentioned on his radio show that he thinks Bears wide receiver and kick returner Devin Hester should be inducted in the Hall of Fame one day.

Spirits were high during Cutler's weekly appearance on WMVP AM 1000 following the Bears 41-3 Week 5 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. When asked if Hester deserved a place in the Hall of Fame, Cutler quickly voiced his support for his teammate, citing his playmaking ability.

Hester has never been a dominant force on offense, catching 57 balls in his most productive season in 2009, but does have all-time great numbers as a returner. He is a three-time Pro Bowler and has several records for kick returns. His 18 combined special teams returns (12 punts, 5 kickoffs, 1 missed FG) for a TD is a record, as are his combined kick returns for TDs and punt returns for TDs. He trails Deion Sanders by one for the most non-offensive touchdowns in NFL history.