Hankerson has 26 catches for 327 yards and three touchdowns but has struggled with hamstring injuries.
Hester was placed on the injured reserve-designated to return list on Oct. 6 with a turf toe injury. He has not played this season after earning his fourth Pro Bowl berth in 2014. He set a NFL record with his 20th career return for touchdowns last season, when he had 38 catches for 504 yards and two touchdowns.
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