The Pittsburgh Steelers’ storied franchise has been riddled with success. Sure, there have been eras, like the 1980s, when success was few and far between, but the Steelers’ six Super Bowl victories have them as one of the most successful teams in NFL history.
During that time only two quarterbacks have hoisted a Lombardi trophy. Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw, and current quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
While the time between these great players has been anything but special, the debate continues to rage on...who was the better quarterback? Bradshaw or Big Ben?
Recently, Terry Bradshaw joined 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh and talked about how he felt Roethlisberger was the better quarterback, stating statistics as the main reason Roethlisberger should be considered better. But not all former players are buying what Bradshaw is selling.
You can count Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson among those who believes Bradshaw, not Roethlisberger, is the greatest Steelers quarterback of all-time. His logic? Not only how Bradshaw only threw the football around 25 times a game, but also the era of football which he played. And Bradshaw still won 4 Super Bowls in 4 tries.
This debate will never come to any sort of conclusion anytime soon, but if you want to hear Woodson give his side of the debate, check the video below:
Terry Bradshaw is the best QB in Steelers history over Ben Roethlisberger.— Speak For Yourself (@SFY) April 13, 2020
"I commend Terry Bradshaw for trying to pass the baton to a younger guy… But I think Terry Bradshaw is the best QB that’s ever played for the Pittsburgh Steelers." — @RodWoodson26 pic.twitter.com/eVQSL6xtRW
What do you think of Woodson’s logic? Do you buy the entertainer portion of his argument? Or are you someone who believes Roethlisberger is the more talented quarterback who didn’t play on teams with such dominating defenses?
Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below, and be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes on the Steelers as they prepare for the 2020 NFL Draft and the upcoming 2020 regular season.