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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

Woodley signs six-year, $61.5 million contract

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
OLB LaMarr Woodley agreed to a new six-year, $61.5 million deal on Friday.

Conditions favorable for another big year for Steelers' Wallace

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Mike Wallace, one of fantasy football's breakout stars of 2010, is capable of living up to high expectations this season.

Steelers WR Sanders out longer than expected

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders' surgically repaired left foot is healing more slowly than expected and he will be out for another three weeks.

Steelers agree with NT Hoke

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Steelers have agreed to re-sign long-time backup NT Chris Hoke, multiple media outlets, including team-affliiated Steelers Digest, reported Monday.

Steelers keep Taylor, Colon in Pittsburgh

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Ike Taylor was Pittsburgh's No. 1 free-agent priority, but it appears Willie Colon was a close second.

Steelers re-sign pair of OTs

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Steelers, keeping a pair of key members of their offensive line, have agreed on contracts with OTs Willie Colon and Jonathan Scott, according to published reports.

Steelers cut OLT Starks, WR Randle El

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:10 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced Thursday morning they have released OLT Max Starks and WR Antwaan Randle El.

Reports: Steelers agree to terms with PK Suisham

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Steelers came to terms on a deal with unrestricted free agent PK Shaun Suisham, according to multiple reports.

Steelers, CB Taylor agree to four-year deal

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 11:24 p.m. ET
The Steelers kept their top cornerback from leaving town by agreeing to a four-year deal with Ike Taylor, according to multiple reports.

Not every team faces the same lockout challenges

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Based on a vote of the PFW staff, here are three teams that we believe will be most and least affected by the NFL lockout.

Mendenhall sues company that dropped him as spokesperson

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall has filed a lawsuit against a clothing company that dropped him as a spokesperson following a controversy for comments Mendenhall made on Twitter.

Ward releases statement regarding arrest

Posted July 16, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward released a statement on his Facebook page thanking fans for their support after he was arrested last week for driving under the influence.

Harrison apologizes for comments in statement

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison issued an apology on Thursday evening for his quotes in a magazine article where he insulted NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and teammates Ben Roethlisberger and Rashard Mendenhall.

Steelers standouts dealing with controversies

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
The fallout from WR Hines Ward's arrest on misdemeanor DUI charges on July 9 and OLB James Harrison's controversial comments in Men's Journal is to be determined.

Steelers might have to act on Harrison

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
As far as I am concerned, James Harrison can rip Roger Goodell all he wants. But calling out his teammates? That's bad business.


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.