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Ex-Bears WR Eric Weems turns to Devin Hester for inspiration

Feb 02, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

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...