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WALTER PAYTON RUMORS

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...
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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...
Via Sports Mockery
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Missner’s Manifesto Book Reviews: A Football Threesome

I have always enjoyed watching candles as they reach there conclusion. The dying embers emit a brief spark before going out. My latest push in reading three books about football was that spark. Just to give you an update through three weeks of the NFL season, I have not watched any football. It just isn’t something I think about. I am even writing on a Sunday afternoon and ...
Via Hoops Manifesto
September 25, 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

Walter Payton Award List is out; Several QB’s on the list

The FCS Walter Payton Award is similar to the Heisman Trophy for FCS players. Well the list for 2015 is out and to no surprise a lot of QB’s are on the list. Returning as finalists to the Watch List besides Zach Zenner, who finished seventh in 2012 and sixth last year, were five quarterbacks: […] The post Walter Payton Award List is out; Several QB’s on the list appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New England Patriots

Jimmy Garoppolo is one of the hottest small school prospects on the market this year, and it looks like the New England Patriots have interest. The 6-foot-2 1/4, 226-pound Garoppolo earned the Walter Payton Award in 2013, which is given to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. In 14 games, he completed 375 […] The post Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the New England...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Qua Cox is the most underrated player in the 2014 NFL Draft

Qua Cox is a 5’10 cornerback from Jackson State University a small black college in Mississippi. The same school that produce Walter Payton. The biggest problem with getting the players exposure is the fact that they play in the SWAC conference. While the SWAC has produced some amazing players their level of competition is not […] The post Qua Cox is the most underrated player...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 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

Pittsburgh Steelers sign small school stand out running back

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet to a future deal.  Maysonet was a road warrior for the Stony Brook finishing in the top three for the Walter Payton Award. Maysonet has bounced around this past year from team to team, but will hopefully be able to shine for the […]The post Pittsburgh Steelers sign small school stand out running...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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