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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 sign OL Jones, place Colon on I.R.

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed OT-OG Adrian Jones on Wednesday and placed ORT Willie Colon on injured reserve.

Steelers OT Hills trying to earn expanded role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Steelers begin training camp on July 30, third-year OT Tony Hills will set out to prove his extended apprenticeship merits him playing time

Steelers left to replace dependable ORT Colon

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
With the Steelers likely to be without ORT Willie Colon for the entire 2010 season after he reportedly tore his Achilles tendon on Monday, Pittsburgh is faced with replacing a key member of its offensive line.

Steelers' Colon to undergo season-ending surgery

Posted June 30, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Steelers ORT Willie Colon will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair an Achilles tendon he tore during a workout Monday morning, effectively ending his 2010 season. Meanwhile, the Steelers brought in free-agent OT Flozell Adams, a former Cowboy, for a visit ...

Report: Steelers OT Colon suffers Achilles tear

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Steelers ORT Willie Colon suffered a torn Achilles tendon during a workout Monday morning, ESPN.com reported Monday, an injury that may be season-ending for the longtime starter.

Steelers re-sign Colon, two other RFAs

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed three restricted free agents — ORT Willie Colon, CB William Gay and TE Matt Spaeth — to one-year contracts on Friday.

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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