Rare Photos of Terry Bradshaw
Drafted first overall in the 1970 draft out of Louisiana Tech, Terry Bradshaw poses with his Steelers head coach Chuck Noll.
Terry Bradshaw takes a call from the bench during a rough loss to the Chiefs, 38-16, in 1971.
A toothless Terry Bradshaw was known less for his erratic throws (210 career interceptions across 14 seasons) and more for his ability to win in the clutch.
Terry Bradshaw proudly dons a Franco Italian Army hat in a December 1972 photo shoot. Nearly three weeks later Franco Harris was on the receiving end of the Immaculate Reception.
Terry Bradshaw warms up for his last regular season game, a 24-2 win against the Chargers, in 1972.
A candid Terry Bradshaw poses for the camera, with a camera.
Chuck Noll was Terry Bradshaw's only head coach during his 14-year-career.
Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll commemorate their 16-6 Super Bowl IX defeat over the Minnesota Vikings.
Terry Bradshaw was named Super Bowl MVP in 1978 and '79.
Terry Bradshaw passed for 27,989 yards and 212 touchdowns in his career, with a single-season high of 3,724 passing yards in 1979.
Terry Bradshaw, with a chew of tobacco in his cheek, prepares to autograph a football in the Pittsburgh locker room in Dec. 1975.
Terry Bradshaw chats with Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach after a preseason game in Irving, Texas, in Aug. 1979.
Pittsburgh legends Willie Stargell and Terry Bradshaw were named SI's Sportsmen of the Year in 1979.
Terry Bradshaw and Willie Stargell were the toast of the town in 1979 after leading their respective teams to a championship. Here they pose with workers at Jones & Laughlin steel mill in Pittsburgh.
Franco Harris and Terry Bradshaw will forever be remembered for their roles in the Immaculate Reception, which enabled the Steelers to overcome a 7-6 deficit against the Oakland Raiders with 22 seconds remaining in a 1972 playoff game.
Terry Bradshaw soaks his elbow after an offseason workout at Three Rivers Stadium in 1983 in Pittsburgh. He would play just one game that season, which would also be his last.
After retiring from the NFL in 1983, Terry Bradshaw took his personality and insight to television, where he's had a successful career as a broadcaster.
Bears quarterback Jim McMahon laughes with CBS football analyst Terry Bradshaw from the sidelines.
Carol Burnett gives Terry Bradshaw the "bunny ears" during the taping of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in 1994.
Terry Bradshaw cuts the cake at a party for his short-lived television series "Home Team with Terry Bradshaw" in 1997.
Former Pittsburgh center Mike Webster and Terry Bradshaw relived their glory days on the day the quarterback introduced Webster at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony in 1997. Bradshaw was enshrined in 1989.
Terry Bradshaw and San Antonio Spurs center David Robinson converse during the filming of a commercial scene for the New York Stock Exchange in 1999.
Lee Trevino gives advice to Terry Bradshaw during the Sun Microsystems Par 3 Challenge on Nov. 16, 1999, in Carlsbad, Calif
Terry Bradshaw makes an honorary kneel-down in front of his Hollywood Walk of Fame star. He was honored on Oct. 11, 2001.
Terry Bradshaw looks at the gray in the beard of Rams quarterback Kurt Warner during his team's final walk-through practice at the Superdome for Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans.
Terry Bradshaw and Paul McCartney sing a duet of "A Hard Day's Night" during Super Bowl XXXVI at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Terry Bradshaw poses proudly with his daughters before an October 2002 game against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Terry Bradshaw poses with the Coors Light Girls at the grand opening of the Fox Sports Grill at the Irvine Spectrum on June 26, 2003 in Irvine, Calif.
Terry Bradshaw jokes around with Paul McCartney during the Super Bowl XXXIX pregame show at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville.
Terry Bradshaw dabbled in acting throughout his career and post- retirement. Here he poses alongside co-stars Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha and Bradley Cooper for their movie "Failure to Launch," which premiered in 2006.
Terry Bradshaw and singer/actress Jessica Simpson enjoy the CMT Giants honoring Hank Williams Jr. at the Gibson Amphitheatre.
Terry Bradshaw surprises Jay Leno on his 60th birthday during taping for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Musical guest Rachel Bradshaw hugs her dad, Terry Bradshaw, during their performance together on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in 2012.
Terry Bradshaw had a cake fight with Jay Leno to celebrate the former Steeler's 50th appearance on "The Tonight Show." Without an offensive line to protect him, Bradshaw was sacked by Leno on national television.
Bradshaw performs during the "Terry Bradshaw: America's Favorite Dumb Blonde... A Life in Four Quarters" show premier at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on June 28, 2013 in Las Vegas.
Terry Bradshaw films a commercial: "What If Pepsi brought halftime to the GRAMMY Awards" in 2014.
Howie Long and Terry Bradshaw pose together before the 2014 NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.
Erin Andrews takes picture with her camera phone of Terry Bradshaw before the 2016 NFC Championship game between the Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.