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Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free agent cornerback William Gay to a three-year, $4.5 million contract, many feel that unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis will for sure now be lost via free agency. This fear, however, would exist regardless if Gay was or wasn't signed.
The money given to Gay, when looked at from a salary cap perspective, is nominal. Should the estimated contract numbers that I posted earlier hold true, then Gay only raised the 2013 salary cap Rule of 51 number by $511,666.66 after displacement. It's not like they gave Lewis' money to Gay.
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Anyone else feel like they need a crystal ball right now? Maybe some tea leaves or some tarot cards? With William Gay back in Pittsburgh, the ramifications have numerous residual effects.
1. Does this mean the Steelers will not even attempt to re-sign free agent cornerback Keenan Allen?
2. Could it mean the end of Curtis Brown?
3. Where do you list Gay on the depth chart? Is he automatically...
Pittsburgh Steelers fans that missed the sight of cornerback William Gay in 2012, won’t have that problem during the 2013-14 season.
Gay spent one year with the Arizona Cardinals opposite Pro Bowl corner Patrick Peterson and made solid contributions to their defense.
He was released last week in a salary cap move which cleared the way for his Steel City return.
Will the Philadelphia Eagles release or trade cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha over the course of the next few days? Asomugha, who is scheduled to earn a base salary in 2013 of $15 million, could potentially be free agent competition for Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis if he winds up being released.
The 31 year-old Asomugha was a three-time Pro Bowler with the Oakland Raiders...
Has free agent cornerback William Gay re-signed back with the Pittsburgh Steelers?
Gay, who was released by the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, posted on his Twitter account Sunday that he is glad he didn't sell his condo in Pittsburgh. In addition to that, Gay has also changed his Twitter profile to reflect that he now plays for the Steelers.
Although the transaction might not be made official until the start of the new league year, free agent cornerback William Gay has indicated on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he is returning to Pittsburgh after one season with the Arizona Cardinals. Gay left last offseason via free agency as an unrestricted free agent, but was released on Friday by the Cardinals, who needed to slash...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- 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...
Free agent cornerback William Gay, who was recently released
by the Arizona Cardinals, is scheduled to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers this
week, according to Matt Kaboly of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Gay’s agent, Jerrold Colton, told reporters that the
Steelers are among a handful of teams that are expressing interest in the
“There has been a lot...
William Gay is returning to the Steelers for the 2013 season. The cornerback, who was cut by the Arizona Cardinals,was released by Arizona, where he signed as a free agent last year. Before that he played five seasons for the Steelers, two as a starting cornerback.
Last season, Gay started 15 games at corner for the Cardinals. He was in his first year of a two year deal, but the...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is going to sign a deal with the Steelers when free agency opens up next week according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Gay played in Arizona last year after signing a two-year deal with the Cards this time last year. He was released by them just this past week.
Speculation ramped up immediately after Gay tweeted that he was “glad...
In the recent past, the secondary was the weak link of the Steelers’ defense. It was widely known that while teams may not have been able to run the ball on Pittsburgh, you could have success throwing it.
That has changed in more recent years, and 2012 was no exception.
The Steelers led the NFL in yards allowed passing, and were 7th in the league in opposing completion percentage...
There is just one week to go now before the start of the 2013 league year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are already under the $123 million cap number with a current Rule of 51 number of roughly $121,065,372.66 after the signing of cornerback William Gay on Monday. That number includes the $1.4 million cap credit that they are also reportedly due.
As you can see, that number is just...
Compensatory draft picks for the 2013 NFL draft are usually announced at the NFL owner's meetings, which this year take place in Arizona on March 17-20. The formula for figuring out compensatory draft picks has never been released, but that doesn't stop people from trying to crack the code just the same.
The Pittsburgh Steelers only lost one unrestricted free agent last...