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 ►
Posted: November 26th, 2012
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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 ►
Posted: September 23rd, 2012
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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 ►
Posted: May 4th, 2012
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 ►
Posted: November 20th, 2011
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.
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Posted: October 27th, 2011
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 ►
Posted: October 14th, 2011
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 ►
Posted: October 13th, 2011
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 ►
Posted: October 12th, 2011
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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