Bears Legend Named to NFL 2010s All-Decade Team

Jason Schandl
Chicago Bears legend Devin Hester has been named to the 2010's All-Decade Team.
Chicago Bears legend Devin Hester has been named to the 2010's All-Decade Team. / Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The Pro Football Hall of Fame revealed the 2010's All-Decade Team on Monday, and while the decade wasn't all good for Chicago Bears fans, their team was well represented on the list.

NFL 2010s All-Decade Team Bears

Khalil Mack, Julius Peppers and Cordarrelle Patterson all spent time in Chicago in the decade and made the team, but the real highlight for the Bears was return specialist legend Devin Hester.

Hester spent the first eight seasons of his career in Chicago, and this back-to-back All-Decade selections. He was a slam dunk in the 2000's, having been an all-pro in both 2006 and 2007, but he's not a surprising pick in the 2010's, either.

Hester won his third and final first-team All-Pro honors in 2010, when he led the NFL in punt return yards (564), touchdowns (3) and yards per return (17.1). He also led the league in yards per punt return in 2011 (16.2), and led the NFL in kickoff return yards in 2013 (1,436). He also led the league in that stat in his first year out of Chicago, with 1,128 for the Atlanta Falcons in 2014.

It can be tough for special teams players to make the Hall of Fame, but being selected to two consecutive all-decade teams, Hester has a legitimate chance to end up in the HOF as one of the greatest returners in league history.

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