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Walter Payton

Walter Payton: The life of the illustrious Chicago Bears running back who won a Super Bowl and set an NFL record for most yards per carry is revealed through old footage and fresh interviews with his kids Brittney and Jarrett. the difficulties in Payton’s journey from a small-town childhood in Mississippi to a global sports and pop culture star. We go into great detail about his extraordinary “Flu Game,” hill-running, fashion sense, and untimely death at age 45 from a rare disease, as well as his legacy through the illustrious awards that bear his name. 

Airdate: Saturday 17 September 2022 at 22:00 on EPIX

Season 2 Episode 2

The series celebrates the biggest names in the history of pro football. Each one-hour episode will focus on a single subject, whose career comes to life through a deep dive into the NFL Films archive. Decades of interviews, highlights, mic’d up sound and never before seen off-the-field moments are placed into context by the Icon’s own words and narrator Rich Eisen. This is a football storytelling series 60 years in the making, providing a collection of record-breaking accomplishments, emotional journeys and singular legacies.