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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

Three-and-out with former Steelers S Mike Logan

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with former Steelers and Jaguars safety Mike Logan for his perspective on former teammate Troy Polamalu's wonderful season, among other topics.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game — Steelers OLBs James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley vs. Browns OTs Joe Thomas and John St. Clair.

Steelers' Woodley in midst of strong all-around season

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
With no shortage of AFC outside linebackers having banner seasons, perhaps Steelers LOLB LaMarr Woodley has been lost in the shuffle.

Don't forget Harrison in Defensive MVP discussion

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Controversial Steelers OLB James Harrison leads the team in sacks but appears to be a distant second behind SS Troy Polamalu in the race for team MVP, which in this 11-4 season could equate to being the NFL Defensive MVP.

Five obstacles Steelers must overcome to win Super Bowl

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
PFW Steelers correspondent Jim Wexell identifies five obstacles that Pittsburgh must overcome if it is to win another Super Bowl title, including the subpar health of SS Troy Polamalu.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

Pressuring Roethlisberger a must for Browns

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has been sacked three times or more in 8-of-11 starts this season. Guess who's the only team not to sack him? Interestingly enough, it's the one who sacked him eight times — eight times! — in ...

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

Wallace developing into all-around fantasy power

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
  Don't pigeonhole Mike Wallace as a deep threat. His play this season has shown he is a whole lot more than that.  

Miller, Sanders key targets for Roethlisberger

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
As the Steelers used their passing game to get the jump on the hapless Panthers in a 27-3 victory in Week 16, two of QB Ben Roethlisberger's favorite targets were an old reliable one (TE Heath Miller) and young ...

No surprises as Steelers beat Panthers 27-3

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh's deep passing game and the Steelers inched closer to a division title and a first-round playoff bye, beating the Panthers 27-3 on Thursday night.

Steelers SS Polamalu won't play Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu will not play Thursday night against the Panthers.

Sanchez responds as Jets top Steelers

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez stood up to the pressure created by the Steelers' defense and his team's two-game losing streak, scrambling for the Jets' first offensive touchdown in 12 quarters and leading a decisive field-goal drive as New York beat Pittsburgh ...

Colts' playoff streak in prestigious company

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
With the Colts having made the playoffs eight straight seasons, NFList examines the longest such playoff streaks, including one by Dallas under Tom Landry.

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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