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Chicago Bears running back Gayle Sayers retires from the NFL. on this day, September 10 in 1972.
He’s considered one of the best open field runners of all time, scoring a record 22 touchdowns his rookie year.
He was a first-round pick in the 1965 NFL Draft, and played his entire pro career for the NFL’s Chicago Bears.
Sayers is a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.
He was known as ‘The Kansas Comet’.