from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Payton, Walter 1954-1999. American football player. A running back for the Chicago Bears (1975-1987), he set a National Football League record for career rushing yards (16,726).
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- proper n. A habitational surname, from Old English "Pæga's settlement".
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
- proper n. A female given name of modern usage.
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Quintin Payton, a New York City-based freelance stylist, has experienced the benefits of customer loyalty first-hand at the Savoy Hotel in Miami, where he regularly stays for both business and pleasure.
Connie Payton, wife of Chicago Bears and NFL legend Walter Payton, is donating a large statue to be placed somewhere near Soldier Field, but Daley's cronies at the Chicago Park District said "no" under excuses that include how only veterans should be honored at a stadium renovated to be primarily for football.
And coach Sean Payton is on record as saying he will not ease off the gas in trying to achieve 16-0.
Based on his review, it seems plain Payton found the book transcendently wondrous — and simply cannot tolerate those who decline to share his view.
•Coaching staff: Sean Payton is widely considered one of the brighter young minds in the game.
New Orleans embraces him, he finds a kindred spirit in Payton, and finds a town who loves him, and simply becomes the best player at his position in the league today.
The success of Mangini and Payton is bad news for once-fired head coaches looking for another shot.
If that happens, Payton is probably the one to replace Millar in the No. 8 spot.
"What I love about coach Payton is he truly gets it," Brees says.
Gary Payton is often in the game when it matters most.
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