(WSCR) Exactly 13 years ago today, the world lost one of the greatest football players to ever put on shoulders pads.

Walter Payton played 13 seasons in the NFL – all of which were for the Chicago Bears.

In 190 career games, Payton rushed for 16,726 yards on 3,838 carries with 110 touchdowns. He was a 9-time Pro Bowler and 5-time First-Team All-Pro.

Payton was inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame in 1993

Walter Payton may be gone, but his memory certainly lives on.

Click here to see some of Payton’s greatest moments.

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