Walter Payton, as a man, was a complex, enigmatic individual who often hid his personality behind his helmet. Those who got close to him, however, were fascinated by the person.
The NFL Network names Walter its No. 5 all-time player.
Pure Payton: A video produced by Payton’s company.
UpClose with Roy Firestone
CBS Profile of Payton’s friendship with Matt Suhey
Walter’s interview with Bob Costas after Super Bowl XX
Though Payton’s moves and jukes have—in the shadows of such stars as Barry Sanders and Chris Johnson—been obscured through the years, his highlight videos serve as an ode to a man who found his way through, around and over opposing defenses.
Walter Payton to Bittersweet Symphony
Walter Payton’s 1987 farewell season
Walter Payton’s Greatness
Walter Payton dazzles the world
Walter Payton Commercials
Late in his career, as men like William Perry and Jim McMahon gobbled up the endorsement deals, Payton felt somewhat left out. Yet he certainly enjoyed his fair chare of marketing opportunities.
Walter pitches KangaROOS (shoes he never really liked)
Walter and Jarrett pitch KFC—free headband with a bucket!
Connie Payton helps sell some Wheaties
Walter supports the Pro Football Hall of Fame