TDIF: Sanders Joins Payton in Record Books
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TDIF: Sanders Joins Payton in Record Books

On this date in 1998, Barry Sanders – subject of the next new episode of “A Football Life”, premiering Dec. 5 on NFL Network - became just the second back in NFL history to rush … MORE ►

Reineking Recalls: ‘The Diesel’ & Company
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Reineking Recalls: ‘The Diesel’ & Company

Editor’s Note: Jim Reineking is an editor for NFL.com. Here’s his take on the top 10 greatest running back nicknames in NFL history.

“John Riggins: A Football Life” debuts on NFL Network tonight at 8 MORE ►

Your chance to have ‘A Football Life’
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Your chance to have ‘A Football Life’

So far this year, viewers have gotten new access and insight into the lives of Tim Tebow and Ray Lewis in Season 2 of A Football Life.  Premiering this Wednesday, September 26 at MORE ►

This Day in Football: Walter Payton was born
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This Day in Football: Walter Payton was born

On this date in 1954, one of the greatest running backs in NFL history was born – Walter Payton. Payton played the game like no other. In 2011, he was featured in NFL Films’ A MORE ►

Tales from the Vault: The NFL on SNL
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Tales from the Vault: The NFL on SNL

With his pair of Super Bowl rings, Eli Manning no longer stands in his brother’s shadow. But can he outperform Peyton as the host of “Saturday Night Live?” Will he be funnier than Joe Montana?  MORE ►

This Day in Football: November 20
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This Day in Football: November 20

Walter Payton provided one of his most inspirational performances on this day in 1977, when he ran for 275 yards and set a new single-game rushing record while battling the flu.

He ran the ball … MORE ►

This Day In Football: October 27
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This Day In Football: October 27

Hall-of-Famer Emmitt Smith broke Walter Payton’s all-time rushing record against the Seahawks on this day in 2002. He still holds this career mark with 18,355 rushing yards.

Check out the highlight of that game in … MORE ►

Walter Payton: What They’re Saying
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Walter Payton: What They’re Saying

As we continue to premiere weekly installments of “A Football Life” every Thursday night on NFL Network, let’s take a look and see what some people are saying about last night’s “Walter Payton: A Football … MORE ►

Walter Payton: Second Sneak Peek
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Walter Payton: Second Sneak Peek

Don’t miss “Walter Payton: A Football Life” when it premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET only on NFL Network.

But for now, check out another advance look at the new film below. Payton persevered through … MORE ►

Walter Payton: First Sneak Peek
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Walter Payton: First Sneak Peek

Tomorrow night at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network is the big premiere of “Walter Payton: A Football Life”. Catch a sneak peek of the new film right now:

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