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Terry Bradshaw

Terry Paxton Bradshaw

Position: QB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 215 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: September 2, 1948 in Shreveport, LA
High School: Woodlawn
College: Louisiana Tech   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1970 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 106 (75th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1989

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 23, 2014 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #58. Carl Eller… #59. Mel Renfro… #60. Mike Webster… #61. TERRY BRADSHAW… #62. Randy Moss… #63. Curtis Martin… #64. Bob Hayes… 

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD AV
1970 22 PIT QB 12 13 8 3-5-0 83 218 38.1 1410 6 2.8 24 11.0 87 6.5 2.1 17.0 108.5 30.4 25 242 4.81 0.86 10.3 1
1971 23 PIT QB 12 14 13 5-8-0 203 373 54.4 2259 13 3.5 22 5.9 49 6.1 4.1 11.1 161.4 59.7 33 287 4.86 3.06 8.1 3 3 10
1972 24 PIT QB 12 14 14 11-3-0 147 308 47.7 1887 12 3.9 12 3.9 78 6.1 5.2 12.8 134.8 64.1 29 237 4.90 4.01 8.6 3 4 13
1973 25 PIT QB 12 10 9 8-1-0 89 180 49.4 1183 10 5.6 15 8.3 67 6.6 3.9 13.3 118.3 54.5 24 186 4.89 2.56 11.8 0 1 6
1974 26 PIT QB 12 8 7 5-2-0 67 148 45.3 785 7 4.7 8 5.4 56 5.3 3.8 11.7 98.1 55.2 10 104 4.31 2.92 6.3 1 1 5
1975* 27 PIT QB 12 14 14 12-2-0 165 286 57.7 2055 18 6.3 9 3.1 59 7.2 7.0 12.5 146.8 88.0 31 290 5.57 5.43 9.8 1 3 14
1976 28 PIT QB 12 10 8 4-4-0 92 192 47.9 1177 10 5.2 9 4.7 50 6.1 5.1 12.8 117.7 65.4 16 164 4.87 3.88 7.7 9
1977 29 PIT QB 12 14 14 9-5-0 162 314 51.6 2523 17 5.4 19 6.1 65 8.0 6.4 15.6 180.2 71.4 26 235 6.73 5.21 7.6 0 1 15
1978*+ 30 PIT QB 12 16 16 14-2-0 207 368 56.3 2915 28 7.6 20 5.4 70 7.9 7.0 14.1 182.2 84.7 21 222 6.92 6.05 5.4 2 2 16
1979* 31 PIT QB 12 16 16 12-4-0 259 472 54.9 3724 26 5.5 25 5.3 65 7.9 6.6 14.4 232.8 77.0 24 196 7.11 5.89 4.8 5 5 14
1980 32 PIT QB 12 15 15 9-6-0 218 424 51.4 3339 24 5.7 22 5.2 68 7.9 6.7 15.3 222.6 75.0 33 245 6.77 5.65 7.2 3 4 12
1981 33 PIT QB 12 14 14 8-6-0 201 370 54.3 2887 22 5.9 14 3.8 90 7.8 7.3 14.4 206.2 83.9 17 155 7.06 6.57 4.4 0 2 11
1982 34 PIT QB 12 9 9 6-3-0 127 240 52.9 1768 17 7.1 11 4.6 74 7.4 6.7 13.9 196.4 81.4 18 131 6.34 5.74 7.0 1 1 11
1983 35 PIT qb 12 1 1 1-0-0 5 8 62.5 77 2 25.0 0 0.0 24 9.6 14.6 15.4 77.0 133.9 0 0 9.63 14.63 0.0 0
Career 168 158 107-51-0 2025 3901 51.9 27989 212 5.4 210 5.4 90 7.2 5.8 13.8 166.6 70.9 307 2694 6.01 4.77 7.3 19 27 137

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1972 (1-1), 1973 (0-1), 1974 (3-0), 1975 (3-0), 1976 (1-1), 1977 (0-1), 1978 (3-0), 1979 (3-0), 1982 (0-1)
Playoff Comebacks: 1972 (1),1974 (1),1975 (1),1979 (1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1972 (1),1974 (1),1975 (1),1979 (1)

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1970 22 PIT QB 12 13 8 3-5-0 218 95 87 68 65 59 83 52 87 64
1971 23 PIT QB 12 14 13 5-8-0 373 88 89 89 89 109 92 96 98 95
1972 24 PIT QB 12 14 14 11-3-0 308 90 90 101 100 88 96 115 97 100
1973 25 PIT QB 12 10 9 8-1-0 180 99 91 87 84 91 112 68 82 88
1974 26 PIT QB 12 8 7 5-2-0 148 78 83 88 89 76 105 98 111 90
1975* 27 PIT QB 12 14 14 12-2-0 286 109 103 118 114 115 119 119 92 122
1976 28 PIT QB 12 10 8 4-4-0 192 93 93 100 100 88 110 106 106 101
1977 29 PIT QB 12 14 14 9-5-0 314 124 123 115 115 98 114 92 105 107
1978*+ 30 PIT QB 12 16 16 14-2-0 368 127 127 125 127 111 143 97 115 126
1979* 31 PIT QB 12 16 16 12-4-0 472 123 128 115 119 101 116 94 117 110
1980 32 PIT QB 12 15 15 9-6-0 424 120 118 113 112 87 119 90 99 104
1981 33 PIT QB 12 14 14 8-6-0 370 117 123 120 124 95 121 108 116 115
1982 34 PIT QB 12 9 9 6-3-0 240 106 108 110 111 90 133 97 103 109
Career 168 158 107-51-0 3901

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1970 22 PIT QB 12 13 8 32 233 1 22 7.3 17.9 2.5 233 1 3
1971 23 PIT QB 12 14 13 53 247 5 39 4.7 17.6 3.8 247 5 7
1972 24 PIT QB 12 14 14 58 346 7 20 6.0 24.7 4.1 346 7 4
1973 25 PIT QB 12 10 9 34 145 3 21 4.3 14.5 3.4 145 3 3
1974 26 PIT QB 12 8 7 34 224 2 34 6.6 28.0 4.3 224 2 1
1975* 27 PIT QB 12 14 14 35 210 3 27 6.0 15.0 2.5 210 3 6
1976 28 PIT QB 12 10 8 31 219 3 17 7.1 21.9 3.1 219 3 7
1977 29 PIT QB 12 14 14 31 171 3 26 5.5 12.2 2.2 171 3 10
1978*+ 30 PIT QB 12 16 16 32 93 1 17 2.9 5.8 2.0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0.1 94 1 8
1979* 31 PIT QB 12 16 16 21 83 0 28 4.0 5.2 1.3 83 0 10
1980 32 PIT QB 12 15 15 36 111 2 18 3.1 7.4 2.4 111 2 13
1981 33 PIT QB 12 14 14 38 162 2 16 4.3 11.6 2.7 162 2 7
1982 34 PIT QB 12 9 9 8 10 0 6 1.3 1.1 0.9 10 0 5
1983 35 PIT qb 12 1 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 3.0 1.0 3 0 0
Career 168 158 444 2257 32 39 5.1 13.4 2.6 0 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 2258 32 84

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1970 22 PIT QB 12 13 8 0 3 0 0 0
1971 23 PIT QB 12 14 13 0 7 4 -2 0
1972 24 PIT QB 12 14 14 0 4 2 -9 0
1973 25 PIT QB 12 10 9 0 3 1 -4 0
1974 26 PIT QB 12 8 7 0 1 0 0 0
1975* 27 PIT QB 12 14 14 0 6 0 0 0
1976 28 PIT QB 12 10 8 0 7 2 -4 0
1977 29 PIT QB 12 14 14 0 10 4 -3 0
1978*+ 30 PIT QB 12 16 16 0 8 1 -3 0
1979* 31 PIT QB 12 16 16 0 10 4 -10 0
1980 32 PIT QB 12 15 15 0 13 3 -34 0
1981 33 PIT QB 12 14 14 0 7 3 -23 0
1982 34 PIT QB 12 9 9 0 5 1 -3 0
Career 168 158 0 84 25 -95 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1970 22 PIT QB 12 13 8 3 52 39 1 17.3
1980 32 PIT QB 12 15 15 5 173 44 0 34.6
Career 168 158 8 225 44 1 28.1

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1970 22 PIT QB 12 13 8 1 1 6
1971 23 PIT QB 12 14 13 5 5 30
1972 24 PIT QB 12 14 14 7 7 42
1973 25 PIT QB 12 10 9 3 3 18
1974 26 PIT QB 12 8 7 2 2 12
1975* 27 PIT QB 12 14 14 3 3 18
1976 28 PIT QB 12 10 8 3 3 18
1977 29 PIT QB 12 14 14 3 3 18
1978*+ 30 PIT QB 12 16 16 1 1 6
1980 32 PIT QB 12 15 15 2 2 12
1981 33 PIT QB 12 14 14 2 2 12
Career 168 158 32 32 192
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 John Elway*, Joe Ferguson, Jim Plunkett, Marc Bulger, Norm Snead, Joe Flacco, Matt Ryan, Ed Brown, Gus Frerotte, Milt Plum
4 David Carr, Joe Ferguson, Doug Williams, Bill Kenney, Gus Frerotte, Trent Dilfer, Tony Eason, Marc Bulger, Pat Haden, Jay Schroeder
5 Bernie Kosar, Brian Sipe, Doug Williams, Tony Eason, Bill Kenney, Ken O'Brien, Trent Dilfer, Bart Starr*, Pat Haden, David Woodley
6 Ken O'Brien, Brian Sipe, Bernie Kosar, Doug Williams, Bart Starr*, David Carr, Joe Ferguson, Jay Schroeder, Marc Bulger, Norm Snead
7 Jim Plunkett, Jon Kitna, Ed Brown, Marc Bulger, Bernie Kosar, Dan Fouts*, Ken O'Brien, Joe Ferguson, Norm Snead, Tobin Rote
8 Ken Anderson, Steve Grogan, Brian Sipe, Bart Starr*, Jim Everett, Joe Namath*, Bernie Kosar, Drew Bledsoe, Dan Fouts*, Tobin Rote
9 Steve Grogan, Bart Starr*, Ken Anderson, Jake Plummer, Steve McNair, Ken O'Brien, Donovan McNabb, Ken Stabler, Drew Bledsoe, Joe Namath*
10 Steve Grogan, Drew Bledsoe, Ken Stabler, Donovan McNabb, Joe Namath*, John Elway*, Ken Anderson, Bart Starr*, Steve McNair, Boomer Esiason
11 Donovan McNabb, Bob Griese*, John Elway*, Bart Starr*, Jim Everett, Ken Stabler, Drew Bledsoe, Joe Namath*, Jim Kelly*, Steve McNair
12 Donovan McNabb, Bob Griese*, John Hadl, Boomer Esiason, John Elway*, Jim Kelly*, Fran Tarkenton*, Drew Bledsoe, Steve McNair, Bart Starr*
13 Donovan McNabb, John Hadl, Bob Griese*, Drew Bledsoe, Jim Kelly*, Fran Tarkenton*, Steve McNair, Boomer Esiason, Mark Brunell, John Elway*
14 Donovan McNabb, Bob Griese*, John Hadl, Drew Bledsoe, Jim Kelly*, Steve McNair, Ken Stabler, Mark Brunell, Boomer Esiason, Bart Starr*
Career Bob Griese*, Drew Bledsoe, Jim Kelly*, Steve McNair, Boomer Esiason, Donovan McNabb, Mark Brunell, Ken Stabler, Len Dawson*, Roman Gabriel

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1970 22 13 QB 62 25
1971 23 14 QB 153 58 5 17
1972 24 14 QB 176 59 4 20
1973 25 10 QB 90 16
1974 26 8 QB 78 20
1975 27 14 QB 175 70 6 20
1976 28 10 QB 109 14
1977 29 14 QB 166 56 3 18
1978 30 16 QB 204 65 4 14
1979 31 16 QB 211 34 6 41
1980 32 15 QB 209 15 9 60
1981 33 14 QB 204 9 10 70
1982 34 9 QB 118 17 9 53
1983 35 1 QB 11 50
1966 383