What does Larry Fitzgerald’s return mean for the Arizona Cardinals?

Earlier this week, Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald announced that he would be returning to Arizona in 2017 to play out the last year on his contract. Saturday night, Fitzgerald was awarded the Walter Payton Man of the Year award. It’s no secret to anyone in the league or any fan of the NFL that Larry Fitzgerald is one of the most class acts in the NFL today. Few players have...
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Walter Payton’s daughter announces pregnancy on Sweetness Day

For the Chicago Bears and their fans, March 4 is Sweetness Day, honoring the number of NFL legend Walter Payton. So, it’s fitting that on Sweetness Day, Payton’s daughter Brittney announced that come August, the world will be getting more sweetness. Overjoyed to be sharing on #SweetnessDay that more Sweetness is on the way! #BabyBenson due August 2016! ❤️ A photo...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Singletary: I read the Bible with Walter Payton every day while sick

Former Chicago Bears linebacker Mike Singletary had an intimate relationship with Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton when he was still alive. When asked on Twitter to share a memorable aspect of that friendship, he revealed a powerful bit of information.After being diagnosed with a rare liver disease, Payton asked Singletary to read the Bible with him every day. Singletary said...
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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston named to first Pro Bowl as replacement

More and more, the NFL’s Pro Bowl game has become just an afterthought that many players consider more of a burden than an honor. Every week, another batch of players pull out of the all-star festivities due to “unspecified injuries” … which in many cases is code for not wanting to play in the game. The bright side is it gives some of the league’s young stars a chance...
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January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte: Most unappreciated running back in NFL

If someone were to ask the question, "Who is the best running back in the NFL?" You would hear answers such as Adrian Peterson, Marshawn Lynch and Jamal Charles. One name that rarely gets mentioned is that of Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte. There is little doubt that almost every football fan would agree that he is a good running back but he's essentially an afterthought...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Three Walter Payton videos every Chicago Bears fan shold see

He was maybe the best there ever was to play the position, and like so many luminaries he was taken from us far too early. Yesterday was the 31st anniversary of the day that legendary Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton broke Jim Brown’s record, as the team reminded us on Twitter: On this day in 1984, Walter Payton broke the @NFL's all-time rushing record. WATCH: http:/...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: These two Chicago Bears fans are the best things ever

Everyone loves passionate sports fans. But it’s even better when it’s a young fan who shows their pride at such a young age. Have a look at these two awesome and adorable Bears fans, as posted by former Bear gret Walter Payton’s son on Twitter: Nic is @paytonson ‘s Matt Suhey. Best buds. @walterpayton #Bears #Sweetness — Jarrett W. Payton (@paytonsun...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Morstead “Walter Payton Man of the Year” Nominee

From Canal Street Chronicles: WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE The prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award presented by Nationwide is unique among NFL honors because it is the only award that recognizes a current NFL player for outstanding community service activities as well as excellence on the field. Established in 1970, the award was...
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December 16, 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...
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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...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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