Falcons injury report: Hester (hamstring) expected to play vs. Bears

Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester is nursing a sore hamstring.
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Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester is nursing a sore hamstring.

Credit: Ann Heisenfelt

Credit: Ann Heisenfelt

Falcons wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester (hamstring) did not practice on Wednesday but coach Mike Smith said he anticipates he’ll play against the Bears on Sunday.

Wide receiver Harry Douglas (foot) also didn’t practice on Wednesday. He’s missed the past two games.

Five Falcons practiced on a limited basis: guard Justin Blalock (back), safety Kemal Ishmael (ankle), wide receiver Julio Jones (ankle), tackle Jake Matthews (ankle) and linebacker Prince Shembo (knee).

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