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Chicago Bears punt returner Devin Hester was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Wednesday.  Hester had an 82-yard punt return for a touchdown in the Bears' 37-13 victory against Detroit, and finished with 122 yards on three punt returns.  Hester, who is tied with Hall of Famer Deion Sanders for most combined return touchdowns in NFL history with 19, picked up his 12th career special teams player of the week award.  In related team news, the Bears signed safety Winston Venable and placed Anthony Walters on injured reserve Wednesday.

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