'If there is a consummate Hall of Famer , it's Aeneas Williams'
special and are the essence of an ultimate Hall of Famer ." Said Williams: "That sums up the ..... There were Dan Hampton, Richard Dent, Walter Payton and Mike Singletary with the Bears ..... true.' "If there is a consummate Hall of Famer , it's Aeneas Williams. Most of the
With passing trend, is Peterson last great back?
Minn. (AP) Jim Brown spinning his way through the line and breaking loose in the secondary with a burst of speed. Walter Payton lowering a stiff arm and tearing away from the tackler with those long, almost-straight-leg strides. Barry Sanders
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Minn. - Long before quarterbacks took center stage, the NFL was a running league. From Red Grange to Jim Brown to Walter Payton to Emmitt Smith, the workhorse back has been a symbol of toughness and perseverance. Now that's changing, and
Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories
George Halas was the man in charge. Hall of Famer Bill George led the defense back then ..... when the 1985 team won it all, with Walter Payton , Jim McMahon and that dominating defense ..... is a home for me,'' he said. The Hall of Famer was back at Wrigley for the Cubs' home
Former center Matt Birk gets NFL executive job
Matt Birk was hired Thursday by the NFL as director of football development. The six-time Pro Bowl player and 2011 Walter Payton Award winner as the league's man of the year spent the 2013 season as an NFL-NFLPA appeals officer. In his new
Money woes, declining talent plague HBCU football
historically black colleges and universities, particularly from the `60s through the `80s. NFL superstars Jerry Rice and Walter Payton were part of that wave. But HBCUs have slowly turned into an afterthought on the college football landscape. For
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by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers. Lanigan also was a business partner and close personal friends with the late Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears â one of the true legends of the National Football League. Hulman & Company CEO Mark Miles also
Steelers' long-time scout Bill Nunn dies
part of the inaugural class of the Black College Football Hall of Fame, along with such NFL stars as Deacon Jones, Walter Payton , Willie Lanier and Tank Younger. Among the players scouted by Nunn who went on to lead the Steelers to their 1970s
Charles Tillman steps up with a gift for an amazing young fan
Peanut." Well, Peanut heard about Merryn and check out what he did: If you know about Tillman -- the most recent Walter Payton Man of the Year Award winner -- this makes perfect sense. Enjoy the jersey, Merryn! And keep up the fight!
Adaptability the key as Bears open camp
selection Ka'Deem Carey from Arizona took one look at the brief mid-May snowstorm, saw the team headed inside the Walter Payton Center and couldn't have been happier. ''I was like, `Yes, we're not outside in that cold,''' Carey said