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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

Steelers place OT Colon on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed OT Willie Colon on injured reserve. RB Rashard Mendenhall, who was reinstated from a one-game suspension, takes his roster spot.

Complete effort the difference for Steelers' running game

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
A total team effort helped the Steelers roll for a season-high 167 rushing yards in Week Seven.

Report: Steelers restructure OT Colon's contract

Posted Feb. 21, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team has restructured OT Willie Colon's contract.

So far, so good for Steelers' Gilbert

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert's diligence will be key if he is to progress in his development, OL coach Sean Kugler said at the Senior Bowl.

Steelers re-sign Starks, release Chris Scott

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Steelers have re-signed OT Max Starks to a one-year contract and released OT Chris Scott, the team announced Wednesday.

Pondering two Steelers problems

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
After Pittsburgh's 17-10 loss at Houston on Sunday, it's time to consider the Steelers' problems and the club's ways of coping with them in the present and in the future.

Steelers place OT Colon on I.R.; sign OT Meredith

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Steelers officially placed ORT Willie Colon on injured reserve Tuesday and signed OT Jamon Meredith.

Steelers keep Taylor, Colon in Pittsburgh

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Ike Taylor was Pittsburgh's No. 1 free-agent priority, but it appears Willie Colon was a close second.

Steelers re-sign pair of OTs

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Steelers, keeping a pair of key members of their offensive line, have agreed on contracts with OTs Willie Colon and Jonathan Scott, according to published reports.

UFA defenders poised to cash in

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
As free agency approaches, Mike Wilkening offers four topics to consider, including his reservations about DEs Ray Edwards and Cullen Jenkins.

Report: Steelers tender OT Colon

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed a first-round restricted tender on OT Willie Colon, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Colon, Taylor are Steelers' free agents to watch

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
With LOLB LaMarr Woodley receiving and signing his franchise tender, the Steelers now can focus on their other prospective free agents, like ORT Willie Colon.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks could be done for season

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers starting OLT Max Starks has a serious neck injury and consulted with doctors late Tuesday to determine if surgery is required.

Three linemen visit Steelers

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Three linemen visited the Steelers Friday as they look to add some depth in the trenches. NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reported that DE Baraka Atkins, OT Allen Barbre and OG Donald Thomas all visited the Steelers.

Report: Steelers starting OLT Starks to miss one month

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Steelers starting OLT Max Starks suffered a high ankle sprain in the team's' season-opening victory over the Falcons. He is expected to miss one month.

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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