Terry Bradshaw's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1978 (AP, PFWA, PW)

All-Pro Second Team: 1978 (NEA), 1979 (NEA)

All-AFC: 1978 (UPI, SN, PW)

All-AFC Second Team: 1975 (UPI), 1979 (UPI)

(3) – 1976*, 1979, 1980

* Did not play

(at time of his retirement following 1983 season)


• [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Average Gain Passing – 2 (1977-1978)

Post-Season Records

• [1st] Most Passes Attempted, Career – 456
• [1st] Most Passes Completed, Career – 261
• [1st] Most Passing Yards Gained, Career – 3,833
• [1st] Highest Average Gain, Game (20 attempts) – 14.71 (Super Bowl XIV, 21-309)
• [1st] Most Touchdowns Passes, Career – 30
• [2nd] Most Consecutive Games, Touchdown Passes – 8 (1977-1982)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing, Career – 3
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing – 2
• [3rd] Highest Average Gain Passing, Career – 8.41 (456-3,833)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 4 (Super Bowl XIII)


Super Bowl Records
• [1st] Most Passing Yards Gained, Career – 932
• [1st] Most Passing Yards Gained, Game – 318 (Super Bowl XIII)
• [1st] Highest Average Gain Passing, Career – 11.10 (84-932)
• [1st] Highest Average Gain Passing, Game – 14.71 (Super Bowl XIV, 21-309)
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 9
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 4
• [Tied for 1st] Most Games, Winning Team – 4
• [2nd] Most Passes Completed, Career – 49
• [2nd] Most Passing Yards Gained, Game – 309 (Super Bowl XIV)
• [3rd] Most Passes Attempted, Career – 84
• [Tied for 3rd] Longest Pass Completion – 75 yards (to Stallworth, Super Bowl XIII)

Steelers’ Records held by Bradshaw at the time of his retirement following the 1983 season


• [1st] Most Yards Passing, Career – 27,989
• [1st] Most Yards Passing, Season – 3,724 (1979)
• [1st] Most Passing Attempts, Career – 3,901
• [1st] Most Passing Attempts, Season – 472 (1979)
• [1st] Most Passing Completed, Career – 2,025
• [1st] Most Passes Completed, Season – 259 (1979)
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 212
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Season – 28 (1978)
• [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 5 (Nov. 15, 1981 vs. Atlanta)
• [1st] Highest Passing Percentage, Season – 57.7 (1975)
• [1st] Longest Pass Completion – 90 yards (to Mark Malone, Nov. 8, 1981 vs. Seattle)
• [1st] Most Games, 300 Yards or More Passing, Career – 4
• [1st] Most Games, 300 Yards or More Passing, Season – 3 (1979)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Seasons, Career – 14
• [2nd] Most Touchdowns Rushing, Career – 32 (1970-83)
• [2nd] Most Yards Passing, Season – 3,339 (1980)
• [2nd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 364 (Nov. 25, 1979 vs. Cleveland)
• [2nd] Most Passing Attempts, Season – 424 (1980)
• [2nd] Most Passes Completed, Season – 218 (1980)
• [2nd] Most Passes Completed, Game – 30 (Nov. 25, 1979 vs. Cleveland)
• [2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Season – 26 (1979)
• [2nd] Highest Passing Percentage, Career – 51.9
• [2nd] Most Consecutive Passes Completed – 10 (Nov. 14, 1971 vs. Miami)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 4 (Nov. 4, 1979 vs. Washington; Sept. 28, 1980 vs. Chicago)
• [3rd] Most Passes Completed, Season – 207 (1978)
• [3rd] Most Passes Completed, Game – 29 (Sept. 19, 1982 vs. Cincinnati)
• [3rd] Most Touchdown Passes, Season – 24 (1980)
• [3rd] Highest Passing Percentage, Season – 56.3 (1978)
• [3rd] Longest Pass Completion – 87 yards (to Dave Smith, Dec. 6, 1970 vs. Green Bay)

League Statistical Championships:
Passing Touchdown Titles: 1978, 1982*

* Tied

AFC Statistical Championships:
Passing Titles: 1978
Passing Touchdown Titles: 1978, 1982*

* Tied

Team Statistical Championships
Passing Titles: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982

• 1978 MVP (AP, MX)
• 1970s All-Decade Team

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1970 Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 (3rd)
1971 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 8 0 (2nd)
1972 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 3 0 (1st)
1973 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 4 0 (1st)
1974 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 3 1 (1st)
1975 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 2 0 (1st)
1976 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 4 0 (1st)
1977 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 5 0 (1st)
1978 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 2 0 (1st)
1979 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 4 0 (1st)
1980 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 (3rd)
1981 Pittsburgh Steelers 8 8 0 (2nd)
1982 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 3 0 (4th)*
1983 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 6 0 (1st)
*Strike format

 

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