Eddie Payton

Edward C. Payton
Born: August 3, 1951
Columbia, MS USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 175
College: Jackson St.
High School: John Jefferson (Columbia, MS)
Career: 1977-1982

Eddie Payton played from 1977 to 1982 during his career with the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings and Toronto Argonauts. Payton ran for 79 yards in his career on 21 attempts, scoring 0 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 5 passes for 34 yards.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1977NFL Detroit Lions100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1977NFL Detroit Lions4133.214 0
1979CFL Toronto Argonauts15513.412 0
1980NFL Minnesota Vikings2157.50
NFL6284.714 0
CFL15513.412 0
Totals21793.814 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1977NFL Detroit Lions2105.014 0
1979CFL Toronto Argonauts3248.00
NFL2105.014 0
Totals5346.814 0

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1977NFL Cleveland Browns3175.716 0
1977NFL Detroit Lions2727310.187 1
1978NFL Kansas City Chiefs3236411.439 0
1979CFL Toronto Argonauts3279.011 0
1980NFL Minnesota Vikings342517.419 0
1981NFL Minnesota Vikings383038.018 0
1982NFL Minnesota Vikings221798.135 0
NFL15613878.987 1
CFL3279.011 0
Totals15914148.987 1

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1977NFL Cleveland Browns49122.834 0
1977NFL Detroit Lions1845725.498 1
1978NFL Kansas City Chiefs3077525.866 0
1979CFL Toronto Argonauts38428.032 0
1980NFL Minnesota Vikings53118422.359 0
1981NFL Minnesota Vikings3989823.099 1
1982NFL Minnesota Vikings1227122.632 0
NFL156367623.699 2
CFL38428.032 0
Totals159376023.699 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1977NFL Detroit Lions001100012
1981NFL Minnesota Vikings010006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1977NFLCleveland Browns20
1977NFLDetroit Lions80
1978NFLKansas City Chiefs140
1979CFLToronto Argonauts2
1980NFLMinnesota Vikings160
1981NFLMinnesota Vikings160
1982NFLMinnesota Vikings90


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