100 moments for 100 years of the Bears: Walter Payton breaks Gale Sayers all-purpose yards record

100 moments for 100 years of the Bears: Walter Payton breaks Gale Sayers all-purpose yards record

On Oct. 6, 1980, Walter Payton broke Gale Sayers’ Bears franchise record of 9,435 all-purpose yards in a 23-0 win over Tampa Bay.

Take a look at stories and photos from the Chicago Tribune the day after.

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