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Walter Payton

Walter Jerry Payton (Sweetness)

Position: RB
Height: 5-10    Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: July 25, 1953 in Columbia, MS
Died: November 1, 1999 in South Barrington, IL
High School: Columbia, Jefferson
College: Jackson St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 128 (22nd overall since 1950)

Relatives: Father of Jarrett Payton
9-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1993

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Walter Payton 1987 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

4 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 9 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Bears5
Buccaneers2
Seahawks2
Packers1
Home4
Road1
Sunday5
1st1
3rd1
4th3
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards2
Mike Tomczak1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1987-09-20 CHI TAM W 20-3 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 2 1987-09-20 CHI TAM W 20-3 4 Receiving 9 Mike Tomczak Lead 14-3 Lead 20-3
3 8 1987-11-08 CHI @ GNB W 26-24 4 Rushing 1 Trail 13-21 Trail 20-21
4 14 1987-12-20 CHI SEA L 21-34 3 Rushing 3 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
5 14 1987-12-20 CHI SEA L 21-34 4 Rushing 5 Trail 14-27 Trail 21-27