Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) is tackled by middle linebacker Kelvin Sheppard (52), defensive back Brice McCain (24) and defensive tackle Earl Mitchell (90) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) is tackled by middle linebacker Kelvin Sheppard (52), defensive back Brice McCain (24) and defensive tackle Earl Mitchell (90) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Wilfredo Lee AP
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) is tackled by middle linebacker Kelvin Sheppard (52), defensive back Brice McCain (24) and defensive tackle Earl Mitchell (90) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Wilfredo Lee AP
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