November 20, 1977

Walter Payton rushes for 275 yards, a career best, and at that time the most in NFL history.  This game only exists in audio form, but here it is for your listening pleasure. Just click the link to listen to the game or right click and "save link as"  if you want to download it and keep it.


Chicago 10, Minnesota 7

Sunday, November 20 1977

Soldier Field, attendance 49,563

Walter Payton broke O.J. Simpson’s single-game rushing record by

Gaining 275 yards in 40 carries as the 5-5 Bears pulled to within one game

Of the Vikings in the NFC Central Division. Payton gained 144 yards on 26

carries the first half and added 131 yards in the second. Payton also broke

Gale Sayers’ club record of 205 yards set in 1968 and matched by Payton earlier in 77.

                                                                               Minnesota               0               0               7               0   -               7

                                                                                Chicago                   0              10              0               0   -               10

                                                                                 Chi –    Payton 1 run  (Thomas kick)

                                                                                 Chi –    FG Thomas 37

                                                                                                      Minn – Blair 10 blocked punt return (Cox kick)



1977 MP3



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