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Bradshaw feels concussion effects

Super Bowls won: Super Bowl IX, X, XIII,

Super Bowls won: Super Bowl IX, X, XIII, XIV
In just six years, Bradshaw won four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowl rings. Bradshaw was named the MVP of Super Bowl XIII and XIV. Photo Credit: AP

Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw acknowledges he is starting to feel the effects of several concussions he suffered during his career with the Steelers. 

Bradshaw, now 62, said at a fundraiser event on Monday in Shreveport, La. that he has been suffering some short-erm memory loss as well as the loss of some hand-eye coordination. He said he is undergoing rehabilitation for those problems, according to KTBS television station. 

Bradshaw said he doesn't know how many concussions he suffered during his playing days. 

"I forgot the numbers. It's pretty staggering. If you play in the NFL and start for 10 years, it's not good. It is not good," Bradshaw said at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, where he was raising money for Louisiana Tech University, his alma mater. Bradshaw said he suffered six known concussions, but an undetermined number of instances where he suffered a blow to the head that required him to, as he said it, "clear the cobwebs."

Bradshaw was with the Steelers from 1970-83 and won four Super Bowl titles. He is now on the FoxSports' NFL pre-game and post-game shows. 


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