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Green Bay Packers could sign Devin Hester

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The Bears-Packers rivalry is one of the fiercest and most awaited contests when it comes round in the National Football League.

Julius Peppers already made the move between the two in this off-season, and it seems that Devin Hester could be following his former Chicago teammate all the way to Green Bay.

According to ESPN.com, the Packers are sniffing around the greatest return man in the history of the league and could be bringing together an offer to table to the 31-year old.

Hester is currently on a visit with the Atlanta Falcons, but it remains to be seen whether his $4 million a year asking fee may be too much for the franchise.

If this turns out to happen, then Green Bay could be ready to swoop.

From the report:

"The Packers want to upgrade their return game while also taking receiver Randall Cobb out of that job.

Cobb, who has three career special teams touchdowns on returns, will take on an even greater role on offense this season after the departure of James Jones."

Hester joined the Bears in 2006 after being drafted in the second round as a cornerback, has been selected to the Pro Bowl three times for his exploits in fielding punts and returning kickoffs.

He shares the record for the most combined return touchdowns in NFL history (19) with Deion Sanders.

Whilst he isn't as explosive as in his prime, Hester is still one of the best returners in the game and would make a great addition to any sides special teams.

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