Roddy White, Devin Hester Plan To Play In 2016

Recently-released return man Devin Hester has no plans on retiring, Ian Rapoport of (on Twitter) hears. Same goes for former Falcons wide receiver Roddy White who is “in contact with a few teams” and wants to play in 2016. Roddy White/Devin Hester (vertical)

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Last month, White indicated that he wanted to continue playing, but he also said that he would only suit up for a contender. It’s not clear at this time if White is still holding out for a team that can win a ring in 2016.

When my agent and I went down the list and I saw the teams that really needed wide receivers, I was like, ‘Wow, I really don’t want to go there,’” White said. “I knew I couldn’t win with any of those teams. At this point of my career, I don’t want to be dragging my feet in Week 13 just to have an opportunity to be 4-10 next week.”

White, 34, made four Pro Bowls and was a first-team All-Pro in 2010, when he caught a career-high 110 passes for 1,389 yards and 10 touchdowns. Here at PFR, we listed White as an honorable mention when ranking the best players still available on the open market in May.

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  1. Michael

    His role was reduced greatly under new coaching. He’s not a burner and he doesn’t have the greatest hands, but he can run slants and find the first down markers. He’s still good for 65 catches as a 3rd wide receiver with a good qb. His yards after the catch were a little bit better last year compared to 2014.


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