Devin Hester passes Glyn Milburn for Bears kickoff yardage record

Devin Hester is finally the team’s record holder in kick return yards. (Nike)
Devin Hester is finally the team’s record holder in kick return yards. (Nike)

One of the most-successful kick returners of all time finally has his hands on his team’s franchise record.

With his 28-yard return at the beginning of the second half of the Bears-Giants game on Thursday night, Devin Hester passed Glyn Milburn and his previous record 4,596 return yards in Chicago. Hester already owns the Bears punt-return yards record.

For the record, Hester is No. 43 on the all-time career kick return yardage list. Brian Mitchell, the all-time leader, has 14,014 yards.

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