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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

Getting to know … Brett Keisel

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Despite all of the talent and strong play by the Steelers, Brett Keisel says "The Beard" is the reason Pittsburgh is playing in the Super Bowl.

Steelers-Packers fantasy breakdown

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
In a Super Bowl that could become an aerial assault, Packers WR Greg Jennings has a chance to steal the show against the Steelers.

Familiar cast starring on Steelers' 'D'

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
When Pittsburgh's "D" takes the field Sunday, nine of the 11 starters will be manning the same spots they did on the team that won the title two seasons ago.

Greene is as intense as ever

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Kevin Greene has maintained the intensity that he displayed as a player into his current role as a Packers assistant coach.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — the Steelers' outside linebackers vs. the Packers' offensive tackles.

Super Bowl notebook for Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of the top Super Bowl XLV news stories reported on by the PFW staff from Dallas on Wednesday.

A tough stitch in the Curtain

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk gets ex-Steelers S Mike Wagner to reminisce about his days as the starting safety for the Steel Curtain defense.

Helmets on the minds of players at Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers doesn't take for granted the difference a high-tech helmet can make in the battle against concussions.

Wallace no longer a one-trick pony

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
WR Mike Wallace has shown enough in Year Two as a Steeler to shed the "one-trick pony" label, but his coaches aren't ready to tell him that yet.

Pouncey: I'll play in Super Bowl if I practice Friday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Injured Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey said that if he practices Friday, he can play in Super Bowl XLV.

Super Bowl XLV handicapping column

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
In his Super Bowl XLV handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening, who has 9-1 record ATS in the postseason picking games in this space, says handicappers need to sort out the material from the immaterial — and that will vary from ...

Cardinals will attempt to sign Steelers LB coach Butler

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Cardinals will attempt to sign Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler as their new defensive coordinator, according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network.

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall and the Packers' linebackers in the third of six Super Bowl matchups.

Doesn't Roethlisberger owe us more?

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is getting the royal treatment at Super Bowl XLV, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, but what has he done to earn it?

Jones thinks Super Bowl can break attendance record

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he thinks Super Bowl XLV could draw a record crowd at Cowboys Stadium, and he also spoke about other issues.

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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