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Savoring Sweetness: The Walter Payton Podcast

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Look back at the life of Walter Payton, one of the greatest running backs, Chicago Bears and men of all time through the eyes of his teammates, family and friends. Payton's son Jarrett sits down with Jim McMahon, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Gary Fencik, Barry Sanders and others to put his prowess and passion in perspective.

Look back at the life of Walter Payton, one of the greatest running backs, Chicago Bears and men of all time through the eyes of his teammates, family and friends. Payton's son Jarrett sits down with Jim McMahon, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Gary Fencik, Barry Sanders and others to put his prowess and passion in perspective.
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Look back at the life of Walter Payton, one of the greatest running backs, Chicago Bears and men of all time through the eyes of his teammates, family and friends. Payton's son Jarrett sits down with Jim McMahon, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Gary Fencik, Barry Sanders and others to put his prowess and passion in perspective.

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English


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Gary Fencik

9/19/2019
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Walter Payton shared the sidelines with Gary Fencik for all but one of his thirteen seasons. The Bears hard-hitting safety had a soft spot for Sweetness from the very beginning. Whether it was a harrowing ride in Payton's black turbo Porsche, a form tackle that went too far or a half stick of dynamite on a racquetball court, Fencik always remembers Walter smiling. The Hit Man reminisces about those stories, the Bears quarterback carousel in the 1970's, the Doug Flutie era, Payton's...

Duration:00:38:05

Kevin Kelly, workout partner and friend

9/12/2019
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Kevin Kelly was in the middle of a late-night workout when he saw Walter Payton approaching. Afraid he had bothered the man Bears fans worshiped, Kelly readied himself to leave at a moments notice. Much to his surprise, Payton not only wanted him to stay, he asked if he’d be up for an impromptu training session. Kelly quickly agreed. Afterward, Sweetness handed the 17-year-old Barrington high schooler his number with an invitation to do it again. Kelly took the piece of paper, believing it...

Duration:00:48:43

Steve McMichael

9/3/2019
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Steve "Mongo" McMichael shares his favorite Walter Payton stories - the first time they met, practice pranks, chasing Jarrett around the locker room and why he considers Sweetness to be the greatest football player of all-time.

Duration:00:34:02