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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

Steelers, Packers built with similar philosophies

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Packers are historic franchises, but they share more than history. Both are teams built with patience, thrift and lots of draft picks.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — Packers LOLB Clay Matthews vs. Steelers ORT Flozell Adams.

Many similarities between Steelers, Packers

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Although both teams have a good mix of youth and experience, don't be surprised if one of the veteran leaders makes the game-winning play.

Key coaches for the Packers' and Steelers' defensive staffs

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
Taking a closer look at some key coaches on the defensive staffs of the Packers and the Steelers.

Steelers set to go without Pouncey, Smith

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice session, moving on with the news that neither C Maurkice Pouncey nor DE Aaron Smith would be able to play Sunday.

Steelers' Farrior continuing to make major impact

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Steelers LILB James Farrior has played at a high level in his 14th NFL season, notching 109 tackles and six sacks. Also, he's integral in making sure one of the league's best defenses puts itself in a position ...

Steelers C Pouncey, DE Smith will miss Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey and DE Aaron Smith did not practice on Friday and have been ruled out for the Super Bowl on Sunday.

The Steelers, before the formula

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk takes a look back at the Steelers' head-coaching situation before Chuck Noll laid the foundation for the franchise's enduring success.

They Said It: Super Bowl edition

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Quotes from some of the key Steelers and Packers players and coaches leading up to Super Bowl XLV.

Steelers' offensive line answers critics, opens holes

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Steelers' O-line once more is being questioned. But if it wins a Super Bowl, after everything it has endured, the critics will be silenced.

Tomlin: 'I'm a robot'

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave his final press conference before Super Bowl XLV and issued one memorable statement.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
In the fifth of six Super Bowl matchups we're highlighting, we examine how the Steelers' wide receivers match up with the Packers' defensive backs.

Roethlisberger lights up practice

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
According to the NFL's pool report, QB Ben Roethlisberger was hot during practice on Thursday during the Steelers' practice at Texas Christian University.

Packers' Perry recalls Polamalu's rocky rookie year

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
Packers coach Darren Perry, who tutored Troy Polamalu at the start of his career, recalls that Polamalu's rise to stardom wasn't without obstacles.

Steelers OLB Harrison planning to play through 2014

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison admits that his flirtation with retirement earlier this season was an overreaction to the frustration he felt after being fined.

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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