Today in sports history October 7th, 1984. Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton passes Jim Brown for most rushing yards in history of the National Football League. Walter Payton’s nickname was “sweetness” and watching him run you can tell why.
Today in sports history October 7th, 1984: Walter Payton becomes all time leading rusher passing Jim Brown. Is Payton the best running back of all time? pic.twitter.com/tsCFZzI2qf
— George Jarjour (@gjarjour) October 7, 2020
Walter Payton might just be the greatest running back of all time. He was a raw combination of speed, power and grace. Let’s watch some of his highlights: