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pete74
09-03-2010, 05:11 AM
Former Pittsburgh Steelers great QB Terry Bradshaw was giving the keynote speech at the AdvoCare Independence Bowl Kickoff luncheon and he said a mouthful about the state of the game and players playing the game today but he told the Louisiana crowd that ďI would do it all over again; I wish I didnít have to play for Pittsburgh. I wish I could have played down here and won some Super Bowls-how cool would that have been?Ē Bradshaw also held up New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees as being a great quarterback in the NFL.

Bradshaw said of Drew Brees, ďHeís Joe Montana-the perfect height and poised beyond his size. Heís a great guy. Heís stayed the same. I can get in touch with Drew tonight. If he doesnít answer the phone heíll call me back. I appreciate that.Ē

Connectivity must be an issue with Bradshaw because he spoke of a few big named quarterbacks in his speech and their disconnect with indivduals in the media, mainly Brett Favre and Peyton Manning. Bradshaw, who was a longtime supporter of Kiln Mississippi native Brett Favre, was pretty harsh about the media hype surrounding his retirement/un-retirement over the past few years. ďI donít know who that guy is. You kiss his ass long enough, thatís what happens.Ē Ouch.

He even threw New Orleans native Peyton Manning under the bus, ďOnce they start becoming stars-Favre, Manning- itís hard to get to them. Before that you can get to them, but then they are protected and you lose your contacts. Youíll never see them here giving speeches.Ē

Yes, Bradshaw has accomplished something that none of the quarterbacks he mentioned have done, he has quarterbacked 4 Super Bowl teams. An amazing feat which will be difficult to repeat in todayís game. But I was very surprised to read his comments about Brett Favre. I agree with Bradshaw, donít get me wrong, but I was shocked to read those comments attributed to Bradshaw who has supported him for a very long time.

Bradshaw did also mention that he hoped the league would not shorten the 6 game suspension on Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger. He was on a roll today, and sometimes itís very refreshing to hear these things.

Aussie_steeler
09-03-2010, 06:01 AM
The ole gunslinger is still firing from the hip. ( I am probably not going to get much love for this but here goes)

Its a shame people cant just be happy with the legacy that they already have. Why always feeling the need to somehow stay relevant.

If I had 4 SB rings I would be happy to sit back and cast a few well chosen words and honour the game that made me.

I am a golfing tragic and I just look at the way a Jack Nicklaus or Arnold Palmer put the game before themselves. Why cant this be the same with QB's???

ricardisimo
09-03-2010, 06:18 AM
I've never doubted Noll's assessment of Bradshaw: none too bright.

Aussie_steeler
09-03-2010, 06:19 AM
Did the dimmer switch get stuck on low??

zulater
09-03-2010, 06:26 AM
I've never doubted Noll's assessment of Bradshaw: none too bright.

I'm not so sure about that, the guy's parlayed his Lil Abner routine into one helluva good living since he hung up his cleats.

I think Terry's biggest problem is that he's too needy of approval, and as a result of that he tends to play up to the audience that he's in front of at any given time.

SteelCityMom
09-03-2010, 06:30 AM
What a douchey thing to say. He used to whine and moan about all the crap people flung at him, and now he's just doing the same. Glass houses Terry, glass houses.

tucker6
09-03-2010, 07:34 AM
I guess there's a reason why we have the saying, "better to be silent and thought a fool ...". Terry's meds must be running low. The only part of his rant I agree with is the Favre part. Brett is a primadonna. Peyton has always been low key, even when he was having his head handed to him his first year. If Peyton doesn't want the limelight, good for him.

Just shut up Terry. We luv ya, but shut up.

joeyssteelcurtain
09-03-2010, 08:15 AM
I am sorry to say but Terry would of not won those superbowls with our great D

chacha
09-03-2010, 09:51 AM
Former Pittsburgh Steelers great QB Terry Bradshaw was giving the keynote speech at the AdvoCare Independence Bowl Kickoff luncheon and he said a mouthful about the state of the game and players playing the game today but he told the Louisiana crowd that “I would do it all over again; I wish I didn’t have to play for Pittsburgh. I wish I could have played down here and won some Super Bowls-how cool would that have been?” .

Yeah right Terry, like you really would have won some Super Bowls with the Saints back then

scsteeler
09-03-2010, 10:12 AM
I am sorry to say but Terry would of not won those superbowls with our great D



So True Had Terry been on New Orleans team he would not even be mentioned as one the great QB's. He should also thank Joe Gilliam for getting hooked on Drugs, if not for that Terry would not have gotten his shot.


Terry your Super Bowls are because of the Steelers.

steelerchad
09-03-2010, 10:15 AM
For him to discredit Pittsburgh like that is stupid. I would guess his teammates aren't too happy to hear he thinks he could have won some SB's by himself in N.O. That was the greatest dynasty in NFL history, why does Terry feel the need to tarnish it by saying such stupid things.

Fire Arians
09-03-2010, 10:38 AM
what the hell.

BigRick
09-03-2010, 11:02 AM
Maybe Bradshaw should have asked the Roneys to trade him to New Orleans for Archie Manning. He could have led them to zero Super Bowls. He's living up to moniker as the dumbest QB in the NFL.

scsteeler
09-03-2010, 11:05 AM
For him to discredit Pittsburgh like that is stupid. I would guess his teammates aren't too happy to hear he thinks he could have won some SB's by himself in N.O. That was the greatest dynasty in NFL history, why does Terry feel the need to tarnish it by saying such stupid things.


You Said it all when you stated STUPID!

SoCalFan
09-03-2010, 11:09 AM
Oh well,with that team around him,Bubby Brister would have 4 Superbowl rings!!!

scsteeler
09-03-2010, 11:13 AM
Oh well,with that team around him,Bubby Brister would have 4 Superbowl rings!!!

I would not go that far now. LOL

CargoJon
09-03-2010, 12:43 PM
Former Pittsburgh Steelers great QB Terry Bradshaw was giving the keynote speech at the AdvoCare Independence Bowl Kickoff luncheon and he said a mouthful about the state of the game and players playing the game today but he told the Louisiana crowd that “I would do it all over again; I wish I didn’t have to play for Pittsburgh. I wish I could have played down here and won some Super Bowls-how cool would that have been?” Bradshaw also held up New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees as being a great quarterback in the NFL..

Ask him how that worked out for Archie Manning....:coffee:

ETA: didn't see Rick's comment before making mine, but glad to know I'm not the only one....

ETL
09-03-2010, 01:51 PM
He clearly forgot to take his meds or he took one too many Viagra pill and prevented blood flow to his brain.

stb_steeler
09-03-2010, 03:04 PM
For him to discredit Pittsburgh like that is stupid. I would guess his teammates aren't too happy to hear he thinks he could have won some SB's by himself in N.O. That was the greatest dynasty in NFL history, why does Terry feel the need to tarnish it by saying such stupid things.

Why all the sudden is he looking for a pitty party....I dont get his comment on this, if anything he should be one of the most proud Steelers in the world with all that he has accomplished. I used to admire him so much (and still do) but i have to agree with ya on this, why tarnish one of the greatest things he's ever done. I cant believe he said this!

SteelerFanInATL
09-04-2010, 02:56 AM
“I would do it all over again; I wish I didn’t have to play for Pittsburgh. I wish I could have played down here and won some Super Bowls-how cool would that have been?” Bradshaw also held up New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees as being a great quarterback in the NFL.


Thats easy to say 4 SB's and 30 yrs later. Does he really think he would have had a winning team down there? I don't remember hearing him ask for a trade to go there during that time period. Somethings just never change and obviously he has not learned to keep his mouth shut. I bet he will not give back the SB Rings!!!!!!!

Kanata-Steeler
09-05-2010, 01:16 PM
haha,... just Delete your thread -moronic EEDIOT !
I don't care what anyone, and most especially those media-hosebags have to ever say.
TB helped give the Steelers 4 Rings in 5 years. Why would Terry have wished he had never been a part of that, the greatest NFL-DYNASTY of ALL time ???!
... drugs are laced with a lot of unknown chemicals dude, -i suggest you read the ingredients before pin-holing yourself.

SteelCityMom
09-05-2010, 01:37 PM
http://www.motivationalz.com/pictures/internet_tough_guys.jpg

Kanata-Steeler
09-05-2010, 06:06 PM
http://www.motivationalz.com/pictures/internet_tough_guys.jpg

...nice photo of Terry as a very young Steeler-to-be.

SteelKnight
09-05-2010, 06:46 PM
I'm not so sure about that, the guy's parlayed his Lil Abner routine into one helluva good living since he hung up his cleats.

I think Terry's biggest problem is that he's too needy of approval, and as a result of that he tends to play up to the audience that he's in front of at any given time.

I agree with this. I think he was just trying to bond with his people in New Orleans and still has negative feelings about how he was treated in Pittsburgh.

He wanted the fans to imagine how great it would have been. He wouldn't have won Superbowls with that NO team.

I am not offended by the Pittsburgh comments. Imagine you were a soccer player then you were drafted and went to play for Brazil and you were great and helped them win the world cup a few times. Talking to Americans, you might say "It would have been great if instead of playing for Brazil, I could have played for America and brought us some championships."

pete74
09-05-2010, 06:52 PM
I agree with this. I think he was just trying to bond with his people in New Orleans and still has negative feelings about how he was treated in Pittsburgh.

He wanted the fans to imagine how great it would have been. He wouldn't have won Superbowls with that NO team.

I am not offended by the Pittsburgh comments. Imagine you were a soccer player then you were drafted and went to play for Brazil and you were great and helped them win the world cup a few times. Talking to Americans, you might say "It would have been great if instead of playing for Brazil, I could have played for America and brought us some championships."

Good anology and I agree

jjpro11
09-05-2010, 07:43 PM
these guys get too caught up with the crowd they are speaking to.. he obviously would never have said that if he were speaking in Pittsburgh.. it's like that ref a couple weeks ago that brought up SB XL while he was in Seattle.. he never would have done that outside of Seattle, but felt compelled to since he was there.

Terry said some stupid shit imo.. he could have worded it so it didn't sound like a direct slap in the face to Pittsburgh. something like, "it would have been awesome to win some Super Bowls here in New Orleans for you people." not outright saying he wish he didn't play for Pittsburgh. i can tell you this.. without those Super Bowls, he sure as hell isn't giving speeches, playing in movies and talking on TV today.

SteelKnight
09-05-2010, 09:54 PM
Poor Terry. I think he has suffered through depression and I think he recently got divorced. Even though the fans probably treated him better later in his career, he probably felt it wasn't sincere and only was because he was now winning. Calling someone stupid hurts (so I hear)...especially if the person is not all that confident. Imagine if someone had called a player the N-word while he was losing then cheered for him later. He might think the new love is sincere.

I hope he cheers up and realizes he had many fans ...many...many who are sincere.

SteelKnight
09-05-2010, 10:00 PM
Good anology and I agree

Yeah...it would be different if he went to some other place other than his hometown and said it. I bet you he saw some guys that he thought we thinking "You went and won all those championships for the boys up in Pittsburgh. What did you do for us? Brees finally brought something to make us proud."

So by emphasizing "didn't have to play for Pitt" he was emphasizing that he had no choice and that he would love NO to have lots of Glory. I do believe he means it too. I'm sure he loves his Pittsburgh team but I'm sure he wishes he could have made his home town and region proud and excited.

SteelCityKing
09-05-2010, 10:56 PM
i LOVE Terry Bradshaw. so much, infact, i JUST bought his throwback onfield authentic bi-centennial year white jersey. *bong*!

MasterOfPuppets
09-05-2010, 11:04 PM
these guys get too caught up with the crowd they are speaking to.. he obviously would never have said that if he were speaking in Pittsburgh.. it's like that ref a couple weeks ago that brought up SB XL while he was in Seattle.. he never would have done that outside of Seattle, but felt compelled to since he was there.

and cowher speaking in cleveland telling those assclowns if he came back to coaching he wants to coach in cleveland... stupid clowns are still waiting for him ...:toofunny:

there's and old saying that goes...."love the one your with"

SteelKnight
09-06-2010, 03:21 AM
and cowher speaking in cleveland telling those assclowns if he came back to coaching he wants to coach in cleveland... stupid clowns are still waiting for him ...:toofunny:

there's and old saying that goes...."love the one your with"

If Cowher wants to remain beloved, he better stay out of the division. He has 28 other teams to choose from.

Kanata-Steeler
09-06-2010, 08:13 AM
i LOVE Terry Bradshaw. so much, infact, i JUST bought his throwback onfield authentic bi-centennial year white jersey. *bong*!

Right On !,
nice buy, :thumbsup:
i'm jealous -hehe

Downbylaw
09-06-2010, 09:34 AM
I love me some Bradshaw!!!

Downbylaw
09-06-2010, 09:37 AM
I agree with this. I think he was just trying to bond with his people in New Orleans and still has negative feelings about how he was treated in Pittsburgh.

He wanted the fans to imagine how great it would have been. He wouldn't have won Superbowls with that NO team.

I am not offended by the Pittsburgh comments. Imagine you were a soccer player then you were drafted and went to play for Brazil and you were great and helped them win the world cup a few times. Talking to Americans, you might say "It would have been great if instead of playing for Brazil, I could have played for America and brought us some championships."

EXACTLY!! Great post