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Steelers pick Bradshaw No. 1

Updated: January 21, 2002, 11:59 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Jan. 27, 1970

After the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears finished last season tied for the worst record in the NFL, a coin flip was held to decide which team would select first in the draft. The Steelers won the flip, equaling their victory total for the season (they were 1-13).

Today, the Steelers decline numerous trade offers for that choice to draft Terry Bradshaw, a 6-foot-3 Little All-America quarterback from Louisiana Tech over more publicized college stars, such ...

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