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Pittsburgh Steelers

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

Report: Sepulveda, Steelers to part ways

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers will not re-sign UFA P Daniel Sepulveda, he told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in a story published Wednesday.

AFC North draft needs

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
No AFC North club has more pressing draft needs than the Browns, whose offense lags behind the rest of the division. As a result, Cleveland could grab rising QB Ryan Tannehill.  

Regular-season games to adopt playoff overtime rules

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The NFL owners approved Wednesday to make the overtime rules uniform for the playoffs and regular season.

Low-key free agency good for Pittsburgh

Posted March 25, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Free agency started quietly for the Steelers — and that is a good thing.

Cardinals agree to two-year deal with CB Gay

Posted March 25, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have signed DB William Gay to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

Ward retires as a Steeler

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
After 14 seasons of going over the middle, making tough blocks and hauling in important catches, WR Hines Ward announced his retirement on Tuesday.

Steelers tender six, including WR Wallace

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Steelers tendered offers to six restricted free agents on Monday, including WR Mike Wallace.

Smith thanks Steelers' fans for support

Posted March 11, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After having been released following a 13-year career with the Steelers, DE Aaron Smith thanked the team's fans for supporting him.

None of Steelers' cuts was unexpected

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Steelers will part ways with several stalwarts, including the team's all-time leading receiver Hines Ward, but that wasn't unexpected.

Agent: Steelers release LB Farrior

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Steelers have released ILB James Farrior, his agent, Ralph Cindrich, said on Twitter Friday morning.

Report: Steelers cut OG Kemoeatu

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Steelers released OG Chris Kemoeatu, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Reports: Steelers to release DE Smith

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The cuts continue in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are releasing veteran DE Aaron Smith, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora first reported.

Pass-catching skill, toughness define Ward

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Hines Ward contributed to the Steelers' collective physicality, but his pass catching will be what puts him in the Hall of Fame discussion. 

Steelers to cut WR Ward

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Steelers will release WR Hines Ward, the team announced on Wednesday.

Steelers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Will Rashard Mendenhall make it back for 2012? That's one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Steelers this offseason.   


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.