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Willie Colon

Willie Colon - #66 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 04/09/1983
Birthplace Bronx, NY
College Hofstra
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 34th pick by Steelers

Jets sign WR Gilyard

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Jets signed WR Mardy Gilyard to their active roster on Wednesday, the team announced.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Ugly loss 'hard to fathom' for Jets coach Rex Ryan

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Jets coach Rex Ryan addressed the team's embarrassing Thanksgiving-night loss in a conference call on Friday.

Tebow's rib injury brings more questions to Jets' QB situation

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow was active with a rib injury on Thursday night, which made observers wonder about the status of No. 3 QB Greg McElroy.

Patriots force five turnovers, rout Jets

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and ran for one as the Patriots embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.

Jets promote three from practice squad

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Jets signed CB Donnie Fletcher, CB Darrin Walls and WR Jordan White from their practice squad to the active roster. 

Jets release WR Hill

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Jets cut Jason Hill for the second time this season, releasing the sixth-year wideout on Tuesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Jets snap losing skid, rout Rams

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bilal Powell ran for the first two touchdowns of his career, helping the Jets end a three-game losing streak with a 27-13 victory over the Rams.

Jets sign RB Bell, release LB Maybin

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Bears RB Kahlil Bell and released OLB Aaron Maybin, according to multiple reports.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots survive; Dolphins, Jets fall flat

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
While the Patriots escaped with a win over the Bills to extend their lead in the division, the Jets and Dolphins suffered bad losses.

Seahawks stay undefeated at home with win over Jets

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes in the Seahawks' 28-7 win over the Jets.

Jets look to youth to spark pass rush

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Jets' sack numbers are historically low this season, and they are looking to youngsters Quinton Coples and Ricky Sapp for help.

Jets promote LB Sapp

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
The Jets signed LB Ricky Sapp to the active roster from the practice squad on Thursday, the team announced.

Jets sign WR Hill

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Jets brought back WR Jason Hill and waived rookie S Antonio Allen, the team announced Tuesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the New York Jets have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon. The deal is for one year, $1.2 million, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the signing.||||||| Colon, a fourth-round draft pick by the Steelers in 2006, will add depth to the Jets' offensive line and could potentially fill one of the guard spots with Brandon Moore and Matt Slauson free agents. Colon, a Bronx native who played at Hofstra, was an offensive tackle from 2006-11 but moved to guard last season.
Posted March 13, 2013
Pittsburgh released the oft-injured Colon.||||||| The 29-year-old played in just 13 of a possible 48 games the last three years due to a variety of injuries.
Posted Dec. 07, 2012
Colon practiced for the second consecutive day Friday and is listed as probable, as Pittsburgh prepares to play San Diego on Sunday.||||||| Colon has missed two games due to a left knee bruise. On Thursday, he said he would be a game-time decision. Last week, in a 23-20 win over Baltimore, All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey moved over to take his place, while Doug Legursky started at center.
Posted Sept. 13, 2011
The Steelers placed Colon on IR after he underwent surgery to repair a torn triceps.||||||| This is the second straight year Colon's season has ended early due to injury. He missed the entire 2010 season after rupturing his Achilles in mini-camp. Colon was supposed to anchor the right side of the line after signing a five-year, $29-million extension in July. Rookie Marcus Gilbert is expected to start in Colon's place Sunday when the Steelers host Seattle.
Posted June 29, 2010
Colon will have surgery Wednesday to repair a torn right Achilles' tendon and is expected to miss the season.||||||| Colon was injured while working out on his own at the Steelers practice complex on Monday. The Steelers haven't officially ruled Colon out for the season, but such an injury typically sidelines a player for at least nine months.

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