WILLIE COLON RUMORS & GOSSIP

New York Jets re-sign G Willie Colon

There was a time when Willie Colon was one of the best right tackles in the game, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 14th ranked offensive tackle in 2008 and 3rd ranked offensive tackle in 2009, but he missed every game but one in 2010 and 2011 combined. He returned as a guard in 2012 and played solid in 11 games and then signed a one-year deal with the Jets for the 2013 season...
Via The Football Fan Spot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Willie Colon Returns to Jets on One-Year Deal

The Jets officially announced the return of guard Willie Colon, aka the bully from the Bronx, who agreed to a one-year deal that will pay him $2 million.Colon is still recovering from a torn biceps injury he suffered at the end of the season last year and while he's not the same player he was years ago, talent-wise, he brings an aggressive mentality and certain nastiness that...
Via Jets Insider.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Colon and the New York Jets have something in common…

…And it’s that they both like wearing green: It’s official. We’ve re-signed G @WillColon66 – http://t.co/MajHFMl6RR pic.twitter.com/LCnm2oYuLM — New York Jets (@nyjets) March 19, 2014 The Jets had some serious holes on their offensive line and the re-signing of Colon at least helps fill one of them. Colon had a more-than-solid season in Jersey last year, acting as one...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets re-sign guard Willie Colon

The New York Jets have re-signed veteran guard Willie Colon. Colon, 30, first joined the Jets one year ago, signing as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2013, and went on to start all 16 games for the Green & White at right guard. The Hofstra University product has started every game he’s played […] The post Jets re-sign guard Willie Colon appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets To Allow Veteran G Willie Colon To Test The Open Market

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports that the Jets will allow free agent OL Willie Colon test the open market. Colon, 30, suffered a torn biceps during the team’s Week 17 game, so that remains a bit of a concern for him this offseason. Colon could still be a decent value option for team’s looking for an interior lineman. Last year, Pro Football Focus rated him as the No....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Release G Willie Colon With Post June 1st Designation

The long awaited deed is finally done as it is now being reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers have released guard Willie Colon with a post June 1st designation. Colon was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Hofstra University and originally played right tackle until he was moved to left guard last off-season. Colon was a picture...
Via Steelers Depot
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers G Willie Colon Must Now Take A Pay Cut Or Be Released

While we still don't know the exact value of three-year contract signed by Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted guard Ramon Foster, it doesn't really matter as far as the future of guard Willie Colon with the team goes unless he takes a cut in pay. Colon, as I pointed out a few days ago, has been in limbo, and now that limbo has an arrow pointing to the unemployment line if...
Via Steelers Depot
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Have Not Asked Willie Colon To Take Cut In Pay

It appears as if the Pittsburgh Steelers are not planning to do anything with the contract of guard Willie Colon. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  reported on Wednesday that Joe Linta, Colon's agent, says the Steelers have not asked for a reduction of the $5.5 million base salary that his client is scheduled to earn in 2013. The only question that remains now,...
Via Steelers Depot
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Should the Steelers Cut Willie Colon this Off-Season?

Over the past two days the Steelers have restructured two contracts and they are planning on doing two more. This is all part of the plan to get the cap number where they need it to be so that they can do what they want in the draft and free agency. Restructuring contracts, likely, won’t be enough on it’s own, however, and the Steelers are expected to make some cuts over the...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
February 28, 2013  |  2 Comments

So You Really Want To Cut Willie Colon?

Immediately after the news started circulating around that Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon might be done for the season with a knee injury, I received several questions via Twitter about how much it would cost to release Colon after the season. Colon signed a five-year, $29 million contract prior to the 2011 season and he structured that contract to this past offseason...
Via Steelers Depot
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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