Hester's Record Breaker Ranks in Top 5 Returns

In honor of tax day this week, NFL.com ranked the Top 5 Returns of 2014, scoring Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester's 62-yard punt-return touchdown in Week 3 as the second-best return of the season.

Listed as "Hester files historic 20th return," the star specialist bobbed and weaved his way between Tampa Bay Buccaneers defenders, high-stepping his way to the end zone, honoring his mentor, Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders. 

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The touchdown was Hester's 20th-career-return score (14 punts, five kickoffs and one blocked field goal return) and the second of his historic night, also recording his first-career rushing touchdown on a 20-yard reverse in the second quarter, leading to Atlanta's 56-14 win.

The versatility that allowed Hester to finish 2014 with the new NFL career-return record, combined with his 38 receptions for 504 yards and two touchdowns and six carries for 36 yards and one touchdown, are just a few reasons why Falcons fans should anticipate another dynamic performance from the nine-year veteran in 2015.

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