HOUSTON - Eric Weems presumed his days with the Bears were coming to an end. He'd accepted a pay cut before the 2014 preseason, and knew then-GM Phil Emery wanted his special teamers to skew younger.
"I guess my time was just up," he said Wednesday. "I didn't complain."
"Devin, he's a real inspiration," Weems said. "No one can argue he's one of the best returners in the game. He's an in-game Hall of Famer."
After being teammates in Chicago and Atlanta, the two talk weekly
RelSci News & Alerts gets you:
- 10 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
- Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
- Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox