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William Gay

William Gay - #22 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 01/01/1985
Birthplace Tallahassee, FL
College Louisville
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 5th round, 33rd pick by Steelers

Best NFL defense: Steelers or Seahawks?

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Steelers release QB Smith

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Steelers released QB Troy Smith, winner of the 2006 Heisman Trophy, on Monday, the team announced.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Can Steelers' O-line quickly come together?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
How a potentially new-look Steelers’ offensive line jells is an area to watch, the way we hear it.

Haggans to serve jail time for DUI

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Cardinals OLB Clark Haggans reported to prison Wednesday to serve a nine-day sentence for a 2011 DUI offense.

Best NFL defense: Ravens or Steelers?

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
In the lastest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Colts sign RB Moore

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Colts signed veteran RB Mewelde Moore on Tuesday and released QB David Legree, owner Jim Irsay announced.

Steelers say Hampton, Mendenhall could begin season on PUP list

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall could begin the season on the PUP list.

Best NFL defense: Steelers or Giants?

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Steelers add LS Katula, LB Johnson

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signing of veterans LS Matt Katula and LB Brandon Johnson on Wednesday.

Rookies DeCastro, Adams busy as minicamp begins

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Steelers are counting on a pair of rookie offensive linemen to play a big role in keeping Ben Roethlisberger upright and healthy in 2012.

Steelers' LCB competition has youthful look

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Three cornerbacks with one NFL start between them will vie to start opposite Ike Taylor in Pittsburgh.

Pope brings familiarity with offense to Steelers

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Leonard Pope is popular with his new teammates because of his familiarity with new coordinator Todd Haley's offense.

AFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Ravens QB Joe Flacco.

Wallace, DeCastro, Adams to miss Steelers' OTAs

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Three key Steelers will be missing when the team kicks off its OTAs on Tuesday, including WR Mike Wallace.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 04, 2013
William Gay is heading back to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The veteran cornerback has agreed to a three-year deal with Pittsburgh, a move that should give the Steelers some insurance if unrestricted free agent Keenan Lewis decides to play elsewhere. Financial terms were not disclosed.||||||| The 28-year-old Gay spent the first five seasons of his career in Pittsburgh before signing with the Arizona Cardinals last spring. Gay had two interceptions for the Cardinals. Gay thrived while playing as a nickel back for the Steelers in 2011, finishing with two interceptions, a career-high 14 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries.
Posted March 01, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have cleared salary cap room by releasing Gay.||||||| A year ago, Gay signed a two-year, $4.95 million deal with the Cardinals. He started 15 games last season. He had 60 tackles, one sack and two interceptions. The move reportedly clears about $3.5 million in salary cap room.
Posted April 16, 2010
Gay signed a one-year tender with the Steelers on Friday.||||||| Gay also will enter his fourth year with the team. He was drafted in the fifth round in 2007 out of Louisville and started 14 games last season, making a career-high 91 tackles.

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