Terry Bradshaw started out his career as a football player as the top pick in the 1970 NFL draft, after being selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers. From there, he went on to becoming so much more, in many other different places.
In his 14 years with the Steelers, he was able to bring his team to the Super Bowl a handful of times, being able to earn for himself a number of Super Bowl rings.
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After struggling to establish himself in the Pittsburgh rotation in his first few years, his 1972 season finally showed everyone that he was not to be taken lightly. Bradshaw led the team in winning a victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the Super Bowl.
The following year, still a force to be reckoned with, and now with a renewed respect from his teammates and opponents alike, Bradshaw once again brought the Steelers to supremacy by winning the Super Bowl over the Dallas Cowboys. This was a time when he also won as the NFL Player of the Year.
His success continued in the years that followed. With a cannon-like arm that he had, he was a superb quarterback. Easily, he won again as the league’s Most Valuable Player in 1980, after helping his team defeat the Los Angeles Rams. However, Bradshaw figured in a slump. His elbow muscles took a beating, and he had to deal with retirement.
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He became a regular guest commentator for CBS, and after doing this several times, he stole the show and became a very competent game analyst. Easily he developed his skills in front of the camera, while he still maintained the same mental sharpness he had on the football field, making him one of football’s most loved commentators.
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