Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer? You bet he is

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Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver and return special Devin Hester is retiring from the NFL.

Hester's 20 return touchdowns (14 on punts, five on kickoffs, one on blocked field goal) accounts for the most in National Football League history.

"I have good news and bad news", Hester said on Twitter. He also returned a missed field goal 108 yards against the New York Giants.

Hester spent 11 years in the pros with the Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks and set many records along the way.

Hester, 35, finishes his career with 14 punt returns for touchdowns -?also the best in National Football League history - and five TDs on kickoff returns.

Hester is a four-time Pro Bowl player and three-time First Team All-Pro.

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Since this is his official retirement announcement, Hester will be eligible for the Hall of Fame in Canton five years from now.

Despite not having a clear role on offense or defense with the Hurricanes, the Chicago Bears felt good enough about his special teams prowess to select him in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

There's always players who spark broadcasters to give a warning, that this one could be taken back for a touchdown.

While many fans are congratulating the player and calling him the GOAT, a few are just confused. His 19 combined kick and punt returns is six more than Brian Mitchell at second place. So much so, in fact, a case can be made that he should be inducted into the Hall of Fame. He finished his career 20 return touchdowns. Hester went two seasons without returning a punt return for a TD and three seasons without running back a kickoff to the end zone. So, the next morning as we're going to the game, I told the team I hope we lose the toss because if we do, we're going to kick it right down the middle to Hester.

"When I was in HS, I was a huge Canes fan and I saw Devin Hester in the ATL airport one time", Watt tweeted.

He was electric. The most electric player in the game during his career.

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