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Devin Hester Sets NFL Record

Devin Hester Sets NFL Record - The Chicago Bears' Devin Hester finally set the NFL record for combined return touchdowns when he scored on a 64-yard punt return in the third quarter against the Minnesota Vikings on Monday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Having entered the contest only one return touchdown away shy of Brian Mitchell's NFL record, Hester notched yet another "almost" score to his dossier when he fielded the opening kickoff of the second half from the 6, and zipped up the field for 79 yards only to be taken down by Heath Farwell at the Vikings' 15-yard line.

The return set up Robbie Gould's second field goal of the night.

Devin Hester Sets NFL Record

Hester made up for missed opportunity on his next chance, racing 64 yards up the home team's sideline for the score.

Hester tied the record with an 89-yard punt return in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks, but now moves into sole possession with 14 return TDs.

Hester broke the record in 73 games, while Mitchell scored 13 return touchdowns in 223 games.

Devin Hester Sets NFL Record

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