NFL Betting News - Bears Sign Hester to $30M Extension

July 27, 2008 - The Chicago Bears have signed WR/Kick Returner Devin Hester to a 4 year contract extension for a reported $30M of which $15M is guaranteed. Hester held out of training camp for two days to as a negotiating tactic before showing up to camp. Hester was in the third year of his contract that would have paid him $445, 000. Devin Hester was a game breaker last year for the disappointing Bears. Hester's electric Punt an Kick Returns were the difference in some close games last year. Hester is expected to play a bigger role this year for the Bears at receiver.

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Odds to win the 2009 Super Bowl XLIII

Chicago Bears 35/1

Odds to win the 2009 NFC Championship

Chicago Bears 15/1

Odds to win 2008/09 NFC North Division

Chicago Bears 3/1

The current NFL Future Odds betting market has the Bears as a long shot to win the Super Bowl and the odds have them placed third in the NFC North Division behind the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers. Remember the Bears are only 2 years removed from their Super Bowl appearance. For current NFL Future betting odds visit Bodog.

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