An emotional Terry Bradshaw breaks silence with Ben Roethlisberger

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In the 17 seasons that Ben Roethlisberger has been the quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers, former Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw had not spoken directly with him.» data-reactid=»6″>In the 17 seasons that Ben Roethlisberger has been the quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers, former Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw had not spoken directly with him.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="As a longtime football analyst, Bradshaw has said all he needed to about Ben from behind the desk at FOX NFL or through the media. At times, the 4-time Super Bowl champ has been very critical of Roethlisberger.» data-reactid=»7″>As a longtime football analyst, Bradshaw has said all he needed to about Ben from behind the desk at FOX NFL or through the media. At times, the 4-time Super Bowl champ has been very critical of Roethlisberger.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Recently, Terry had an opportunity to sit down with Big Ben, though virtually, to interview him for the first time.» data-reactid=»8″>Recently, Terry had an opportunity to sit down with Big Ben, though virtually, to interview him for the first time.

It was a light-hearted interview that started with Bradshaw asking Ben how he’s feeling. “Old!” Roethlisberger replied.

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After the segment ended, Bradshaw became a little emotional when he talked about the interview with his fellow FOX NFL analysts. The former Steelers quarterback admitted he was scared and nervous to talk to Big Ben.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="“We have not had a good relationship. We didn’t have any relationship,” said Bradshaw. “Talking to him for a long time has certainly helped me — and him, I believe — come closer together. Where when I see him now in Pittsburgh, we can hug and embrace because we’re two quarterbacks that played for the Steelers.”» data-reactid=»16″>“We have not had a good relationship. We didn’t have any relationship,” said Bradshaw. “Talking to him for a long time has certainly helped me — and him, I believe — come closer together. Where when I see him now in Pittsburgh, we can hug and embrace because we’re two quarterbacks that played for the Steelers.”

“It’s not only good for me; it’s good for him, it’s good for the Steelers organization, the city of Pittsburgh,” Bradshaw added. “It means a lot to me, so I appreciate Ben.”

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