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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

Report: Cardinals pursue Butler for defensive coordinator job

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are pursuing Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler to be their new defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Goodell: Super Bowl XLV most-watched TV show ever

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In Monday morning's press conference, commissioner Roger Goodell said that preliminary overnight numbers say that Sunday's Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show ever.

Packers were toughest when things got rough

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
As in the regular season, Green Bay proved it was worthy of winning it all by fighting through some serious adversity in Super Bowl XLV.

Super Bowl records set or tied

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 a.m. ET
Here is a list of Super Bowl records set or tied in Super Bowl XLV — team and individual — plus other historical information.

Packers hold off Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three TD passes and Nick Collins returned an INT for another score, leading Green Bay to a 31-25 win over Pittsburgh.

Steelers WR Sanders sidelined with foot injury

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders was declared out of the second half of Super Bowl XLV after injuring his foot in the second quarter.

Displaced Super Bowl ticket holders get in stadium

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The fans who were not allowed to sit in some of the Cowboys Stadium temporary seats after a fire marshal failed to approve them have been brought into the stadium, according to the NFL.

Zombo to start in place of injured Walden

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Frank Zombo will start in place of injured LB Erik Walden, who was made inactive for Super Bowl XLV.

Oddsmakers: Bettors favoring Packers to cover

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
As Super Bowl XLV nears, the pointspread is holding steady in Nevada, with the Packers a consensus 2½-point favorite against the Steelers. More money is being bet on Green Bay to cover, oddsmakers tell PFW, but money-line bets are ...

Five keys to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
With the kickoff for Super Bowl XLV set for 6:30 p.m. ET, we examine five keys to the outcome of the game.

Super Bowl XLV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLV, focusing on statistical comparisons.

Getting to know … Steelers PK Shaun Suisham

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham went from being unemployed to making clutch field goals for the Steelers this season.

Pouncey placed on I.R. before Steelers' final workout

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
A day before they play in Super Bowl XLV, the Steelers placed C Maurkice Pouncey on I.R. and signed OL Dorian Brooks from their practice squad.

Getting to know ... Packers RB James Starks

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
James Starks loves to watch the running styles of some great backs through history, and he thinks one day he can reach their level.

The hot team, or the tempered one?

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk wonders if the Packers can keep up their late-season surge against the Steelers as he offers his prediction on Super Bowl XLV.

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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