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WALTER PAYTON RUMORS

That one crazy time the Chicago Bears drafted the best running back ever

40 years ago today, the Chicago Bears made Walter Payton the fourth overall pick in the 1975 NFL Draft… 40 years ago today, #Bears selected Jackson State RB Walter Payton with the 4th overall pick of the 1975 NFL Draft. — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) January 28, 2015 The rest as they say, was history. Payton rushed for 16,726 career yards, scored 125 touchdowns and was elected...
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January 28, 2015  |  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

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
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