Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey fetches $66,725 at auction

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In a further confirmation that whoever has Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey has an item of significant value, a Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey has just gone for a big price at an auction.

The jersey Bradshaw wore in a 1977 playoff game against the Broncos just sold for $66,725 at an auction, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The same auction saw a Franco Harris jersey go for $60,659 and a 1978 Mel Blount jersey go for $41,353.

None of those jerseys is as historically significant as the one Brady wore when he engineered a record-setting Super Bowl comeback to win a record-setting fourth Super Bowl MVP award. Given those prices, it’s reasonable to think that Brady’s jersey could be worth $500,000.

Brady’s jersey went missing from the Patriots’ locker room after the game and hasn’t been seen since. Of course, whoever now has it can’t just sell it at an auction, as the Houston police are investigating the disappearance of Brady’s jersey as a first-degree felony.

38 responses to “Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey fetches $66,725 at auction

  1. the mvp of that sb and the seahawk sb was the offensive coordinator who gave the game away, the patriots are ‘credited’ with the victory due to those coordinators….who didnt live up to their own job description.

  2. Someone close to Brady has the jersey
    Mom, Randy Moss, Belichik, Kraft Jr, Under Armour, Bruschi, Gronk, Kevin Faulk…
    Someone close has it in their possession… Because it belongs to Brady, and he doesn’t want these greedy companies to take what he wore during the game

  3. Given that Pats players and staffers can get memorabilia easily enough and would likely want to see the jersey on display, and given his jersey from SB49 also went missing, and in both cases before media were allowed into the locker, and given that an NFL official stole a Pats ball at the Jan 2015 AFCCG (for sale on ebay) and initially blamed it on the Pats illegally switching balls (he was later fired but not before the missing ball was used to “prove” the Pats were messing with balls), the likeliest culprits have to be NFL employees. Why haven’t all their phones been sequestered?

  4. “In a further confirmation that whoever has Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey has an item of significant value, a Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey has just gone for a big price at an auction.”

    This is inherently false for the person who stole Brady’s jersey. How much can you get for a high profile item that people know is stolen? And how much would someone pay for an item they know they can’t display and is…stolen? And what are the legal ramifications for retaining ownership at that point? It’s almost worthless for the person who stole it. It’s just a dirty jersey, nothing of “significant value.”

  5. Frined of jersey buyer: “Cool jersey, Bud. Do you know Terry?”

    Jersey Buyer: “yeah, we are really tight.”

    Friend of jersey buyer: “cool, when can I meet him?:

    Jersey Buyer: “well, you know man, he is busy and stuff.”

    Friend of jdersey buyer: “can we like call him, say him?:

    Jersey Buyer: “no man, he doesnt have a phone.”

  6. None of those jerseys is as historically significant as the one Brady wore when he engineered a record-setting Super Bowl comeback to win a record-setting fourth Super Bowl MVP award. Given those prices, it’s reasonable to think that Brady’s jersey could be worth $500,000.
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    Even if ‘found’, without validated and verifiable provenance the jersey is essentially worthless…but there are idiots out there with money to burn

  7. I hated this guy ever since his horrible anti-Favre speech back in 2009 on the Sunday morning Fox pregme show. I am so happy to see he is struggling for money to the point of auctioning off his memorabilia.

  8. apparently you did not watch the game. you can clearly hear new englands defensive coordinator and staff telling butler to get in there bc of the formation. not to mention that maybe if ricardo lockette was a bit stronger than our great player butler he can edge him out and make the play but he was, like the rest of the nfl, too soft to beat new england!! we stole that game away just like the falcons game. just bc youre butthurt the facts dont change for you!!

  9. every time i watch the immaculate reception i think that if that assassin jack tatum had simply went to knock the ball away, instead of trying to cripple another receiver, the ball would not have went to harris.

    also prior to that play, there was an nfl rule that a tipped ball could not go from offensive player to offensive player, they changed the rule the next season.

  10. It’s a shame that we’ve all become such poor sports that we can’t comment about this without each and every personal agenda coming out. I’m happy to see a Louisiana boy like Terry make it big. He’s not perfect but neither are any of us. I find him entertaining and very likable. I’m also thankful for the 1977 Broncos because my Cowboys could beat them but not Terry and the Steelers.

  11. Those jerseys may not be as relevant ‘ today ‘, nor carry
    an exhorbitant price tag of a supposedly stolen Brady jersey,
    but they are plenty significant to Steelers fans and
    knowledgeable football fans who appreciate football history.

    We get it, Brady is today’s golden boy. But those players of old
    made some record-setting plays and recorded a few very significant
    wins as well. Don’t cast shade on their greatness.

    All are great Hall of Famers who left a rich legacy behind.
    Congrats on those lucky enough to place the winning bids, and
    all going for a worthy cause – charity, makes it so much better.
    Good story all around.

  12. streetyson says:
    Mar 19, 2017 2:32 PM
    Given that Pats players and staffers can get memorabilia easily enough and would likely want to see the jersey on display, and given his jersey from SB49 also went missing, and in both cases before media were allowed into the locker, and given that an NFL official stole a Pats ball at the Jan 2015 AFCCG (for sale on ebay) and initially blamed it on the Pats illegally switching balls (he was later fired but not before the missing ball was used to “prove” the Pats were messing with balls), the likeliest culprits have to be NFL employees. Why haven’t all their phones been sequestered?
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    Likely against the employees employment agreement.

    Goodell demanding Brady hand over his phone was nothing more than a way for him to label Brady guilty when the science community has shown deflategate is nothing but hogwash.

    I’m also a Broncos fan who doesn’t care for Brady that much, but science is beyond reproach. When Troy Vincent is heading the investigation, likely to be full of errors.

  13. To repeat yet again what others have pointed out to the dimwits and numbnuts laughing at Terry’s apparent “poverty”: the jersey was auctioned off as part of a charity event to benefit the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research.

  14. lscottman3 says:
    Mar 19, 2017 3:48 PM
    every time i watch the immaculate reception i think that if that assassin jack tatum had simply went to knock the ball away, instead of trying to cripple another receiver, the ball would not have went to harris.

    also prior to that play, there was an nfl rule that a tipped ball could not go from offensive player to offensive player, they changed the rule the next season.

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    That rule was changed six years after the immaculate reception.

  15. Of course, we also have to consider that in reality only certain teams’ jerseys and memorabilia are going to go for that much. This does not mean that any teams’ fans are less loyal than others, not at all what that means, or that certain teams have “better” fans. Teams in the big cities or the “traditional” winners generally have items sell for more. The Cowboys, Packers, Giants and 9ers in the NFC and the Steelers and more recently the Patriots in the AFC, maybe the Broncos too. You’re not going to see, say, a Browns jersey from the 80s playoff runs go for as much as a Mel Blount jersey, or Jerry Rice memorabilia.

    My point basically is that certain teams’ fanbases tend to pay more for that type of stuff. The Steelers are near, or at the top of that list. Basically the fans who love to talk about their teams’ tradition or history will of course value little pieces of it more. Brady’s 5th SB jersey would be a classic example in the future, I’m sure.

  16. Just up until a couple months ago, Terry Bradshaw was tied with Joe Montana and Tom Brady as the greatest QB of all time. Someone got a heck of a bargain at $66,725

  17. I’m glad part of the cash goes for a good reason, because spending that kind of money on a jersey is extremely stupid.

  18. Bradshaw owes half of everything he makes to Phil Robertson. If it weren’t for Robertson’s desire to hunt and fish instead of playing football, Bradshaw wouldn’t have played for most of college.

  19. redsea1111 says:
    Mar 19, 2017 2:45 PM
    “In a further confirmation that whoever has Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey has an item of significant value, a Terry Bradshaw playoff jersey has just gone for a big price at an auction.”

    This is inherently false for the person who stole Brady’s jersey. How much can you get for a high profile item that people know is stolen? And how much would someone pay for an item they know they can’t display and is…stolen? And what are the legal ramifications for retaining ownership at that point? It’s almost worthless for the person who stole it. It’s just a dirty jersey, nothing of “significant value.”

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    Its actually extremely hot now, having that in one’s possession offers no benefit now or later, only risk. The only truly safe way to get rid of it and end the risk would be to tell nobody, just burn it in a barrel or something. Thats what I fear could have happened.

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