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WALTER PAYTON RUMORS

Matt Forte vs. Walter Payton, First Seven Years

As the Chicago Bears prepare for the 2015 season, the discussions about Matt Forte’s contract extension have already started. Forte is 29 years old, entering his eighth season in the NFL. He’ll be the sixth highest paid running back in the league to start the season with a yearly average salary of $7,600,000. This will be the final year of the deal. While the trade talks swirl...
Via Sports Mockery
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty Named Walter Payton Man Of The Year Finalist

Devin McCourty’s hard work on and off the field is being recognized by the New England Patriots. The defensive back has been named the team’s nominee for the annual Walter Payton Man of the Year award, presented by Nationwide, which honors a player’s commitment to volunteer work in their community. Of the 32 nominees, three will be selected as finalists for the award, named...
Via NESN.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bengals I Film Review: Le’Veon Bell

When you finish a game with your name being mentioned in the same sentence as Walter Payton, that is typically a key indicator that you had a good day. That was certainly the case for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, during which he piled up over 200 totals […] Steelers vs Bengals I Film Review: Le’Veon Bell is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Records Third Straight 200 Yard Game

With another 200 yards from scrimmage Sunday in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell joined the great Walter Payton as the only players to top 200 scrimmage yards in three straight games since 1960. With five minutes left in the game, Bell has 185 yards rushing and 50 yards […] Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Records Third Straight...
Via Steelers Depot
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

It Appears Walter Payton Played vs the Atlanta Falcons Sunday

It appears that Walter Payton played against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. In the Bears game against the Falcons Sunday, a holding penalty was called against the Bears. Now yes, penalties are called all the time, but this one was special. It appears that Walter Payton committed the holding penalty. Wow Walter Payton just got called for a penalty — chuck swirsky (@swirsk054) October...
Via Sports Mockery
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bear Hunting: Morgan's Herb Walker Added To Payton Watch List.

Two months ago, Herb Walker was a backup running back on a Morgan State squad with low expectations. Now, he's on the short list for the most prestigous individual award in FCS football.The 5'8 redshirt sophomore from Cleveland has been added to the watch list for the Walter Payton Award, given annually to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Walker has been...
Via HBCU Gameday
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Walter Payton Breaks Jim Brown’s All-Tim Rushing Record

Amazing to think it’s been 30 years since Walter Payton broke Jim Brown’s career rushing record. On October 7, 1984, Payton needing just 67 yards, did just that. Payton, a soft-spoken man, was visibly uneasy heading into that game; however, there was a buzz throughout the City of Chicago as they knew something truly special was about to take place. Walter, tired of the hoopla...
Via Sports Mockery
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Chicago Sports Salute Ever Created

If you’re a fan of Chicago sports, than this is the video for you. From Walter Payton to Derrick Rose being drafted to the Blackhawks winning two Stanley Cups, this video is the epitome of why Chicago is the best sports city in the world. It’s so good, you may even shed a tear of joy as you relieve all the great memories. Created by Michael Martin Media 12 total views, 12 views...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tillman Payton Man of Year finalist again

Three community-minded NFL players will be recognized during Super Bowl week as finalists for theWALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD, it was announced today. CHARLES TILLMANof the Chicago Bears, THOMAS DAVIS of the Carolina Panthers andJAY FEELY of the Arizona Cardinals are the top candidates for this year’s award, named for the legendary Bears running back who died [...]
Via Bears Claws
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis, Feely, Tillman finalists for Payton Award

Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis, Arizona kicker Jay Feely and Chicago cornerback Charles Tillman have been selected as finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. The award, named in honor of the late Hall of Fame running back, recognizes a player's community service and performance on the field. The winner, who'll receive a $20,000 donation in his name to his favorite...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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