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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 ... Steelers DE Ziggy Hood

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
Get to know Steelers DE Ziggy Hood, who could play a key role replacing Aaron Smith in Super Bowl XLV.

Lone Packers ring bearer Kuhn hopes to 'win one on the field'

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Packers RB John Kuhn, the only man on the team with a Super Bowl ring, said he'd like to win another one as a key player this time around.

Cold snap on minds of players at media day

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Donald Driver was shivering. Charles Woodson said he was "shaking" up on the podium. Brett Kiesel said Dallas was experiencing "Steeler weather." The icy cold snap that hit North Texas was a big topic of conversation Tuesday.

Pouncey says he is 75 percent for Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
At media day at Super Bowl XLV, Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey did not rule out playing in Sunday's game, giving himself a 75 percent chance of playing.

Older, wiser Woodson reflects on troubled Raiders days

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
It's hard to believe that Charles Woodson once was thought to be a problem child before he revived his career with the Packers.

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between the Packers' wide receivers and the Steelers' cornerbacks in the second of six Super Bowl matchups.

Lombardi and Noll meet the press

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
A pair of unexpected dignitaries drop by Dallas and give their thoughts on the game. Ladies and gentlemen, introducing Messrs. Noll and Lombardi.

Super Bowl XLV preview

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
We analyze the matchups in Super Bowl XLV — when the Steelers have the ball, when the Packers have the ball, and special teams.

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Monday

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Packers NT B.J. Raji and the Steelers' interior offensive linemen in the first of six Super Bowl matchups.

Friday bye-week practice report for Super Bowl XLV

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday bye-week practice report for the Steelers and Packers in preparation for Super Bowl XLV.

Report: Pouncey has broken bone in ankle

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey likely won't play in the Super Bowl due to a broken bone in his left ankle, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Steelers, Pack reach the standard

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk looks at the highs (Rashard Mendenhall's hard running vs. Jets) and lows (Julius Peppers' disappearing act vs. Packers) of the conference title games.

If coaching in ’11, LeBeau says it will be in Pittsburgh

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau scuttled an ESPN report that he was considering going to another team after his contract expires following Super Bowl XLV.

Kemoeatu: Pouncey will miss Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Steelers OLG Chris Kemoeatu said Wednesday that rookie C Maurkice Pouncey won't play in Super Bowl XLV, according to a report.

Cowboys Stadium roof to be closed on Super Sunday

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The NFL announced on Monday that Super Bowl XLV will be played indoors on Feb. 6.


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.