The rings, one of which Payton was given when he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993 and the other a $2,000 replica of his Super Bowl XX prize, were stolen from the glass case at Walter Payton's Roundhouse restaurant in Aurora sometime between 3 and 10 p.m. Monday.
The suspects allegedly took the rings to a Chicago pawnshop where they got $150, the Aurora Beacon News reported. The dealer recognized the jewelry and called police.
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