Payton to play for Slaughter

CHICAGO -- The son of Bears Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton has signed a deal to play indoor football with the Chicago Slaughter.

Jarrett Payton signed for the 2010 season to play at running back for the Slaughter, which will begin Indoor Football League play on Feb. 27. The team will be coached by former Bears defensive lineman Steve McMichael, who announced the signing Thursday.

Jarrett Payton played his college ball at Miami and briefly played for the Tennessee Titans. Payton last played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.