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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

Portis comments on Jets investigation

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis tells Washington radio that a woman will always feel out-of-place in NFL locker rooms because of the male-to-female ratio.

NT Jenkins has torn ACL, out for season

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Kris Jenkins tore his ACL on Monday night, ending the Jets nose tackle's season.

Patriots likely to attack Jets' Wilson, Cromartie

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick certainly noticed this morning, when he saw the Jets coaching tape from Monday night, that the Ravens were able to pick on CBs Antonio Cromartie and Kyle Wilson.

Female reporter felt 'very uncomfortable' in Jets' locker room

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:01 a.m. ET
A female reporter for a Mexican television network was made to feel "very uncomfortable" when she visited the Jets' practice Saturday. She was greeted by some catcalls from Jets players in the locker room while she waited to interview Jets ...

Ravens spoil Jets' opener, 10-9

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
WR Anquan Boldin, Baltimore's key offseason acquisition, toyed with New York's vaunted secondary for 110 yards on seven catches Monday night, leading the Ravens to a 10-9 season-opening win over the host Jets in their first game at ...

Jets' Jenkins hurts knee, unlikely to return

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Jets NT Kris Jenkins injured his left knee in a pileup during the first quarter of the Ravens-Jets game Monday night and wasn't expected to return.

Jets-Ravens delayed due to weather

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Storms in the area of New Meadowlands Stadium have delayed Monday night's game between the Jets and Ravens for at least 30 minutes.

Report: Unidentified team files complaint to NFL against Jets

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
An unidentified team filed a formal complaint with the NFL against the Jets for violating the league's offseason training rules.

Jets worried about OLG spot

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
With rookie Vladimir Ducasse unable to win the starting OLG job in the preseason, the Jets have turned to 2009 sixth-round pick Matt Slauson, who has played in only three regular-season games.

Revis, Jets were both ready to pass on 2010

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Both Darrelle Revis and the Jets were prepared to be without each other in 2010 before they reached an 11th-hour agreement.

Study calls Cowboys most popular team

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
In a study released Thursday by Nielsen, the Cowboys ranked as the most popular team in the league.

Report: Jets to re-sign QB O'Connell

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Jets reportedly will re-sign QB Kevin O'Connell and place him on injured reserve with a torn labrum.

Sanchez might spoil Jets' season

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
With Darrelle Revis back, the Jets have all the pieces to make a run at the Super Bowl. That is, all but one: a quarterback.

Revis, Jets agree on new deal

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 1:02 a.m. ET
All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis agreed to a new four-year contract with the Jets late Sunday night, ending his 36-day holdout just in time to join the team for its season opener against Baltimore.

Jets claim WR Turner and two others, cut Clowney, Richardson

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Jets have claimed ex-Vikings OT Patrick Brown, ex-Cowboys DT Marcus Dixon and ex-Dolphins WR Patrick Turner, the team announced Sunday. New York also waived WR David Clowney and RB Chauncey Washington and released FB Tony Richardson.

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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