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Steelers Should Keep William Gay In The Slot

The Pittsburgh Steelers look awfully smart one year out for having re-signed William Gay last offseason, turning in arguably the best year of his career in 2013 and stepping into the starting lineup in representative fashion when Cortez Allen was injured, and then again when Allen struggled on the field. It’s quite a luxury to […] Steelers Should Keep William Gay In The Slot...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Still Profiting From Compensatory Formula Despite Seeming Indifference

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert spoke the other day, among other topics, about the compensatory pick process, saying that while the team tries to predict their compensation based on their understanding of the formula, it’s a “real complicated formula”, which is a statement of the obvious for anybody that follows such news. In fact, Colbert said that the Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

William Gay Happy With His Decision To Return To Family Atmosphere In Pittsburgh

When cornerback William Gay was released last offseason by the Arizona Cardinals after just one season out in the desert, he knew right away that he wanted to go back to the team that drafted him in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft, if at all possible. Gay recently shared his thoughts about that process and decision with Teresa Varley of steelers.com. "When I first came...
Via Steelers Depot
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers End Of Season Player Exit Meetings – CB William Gay

By Matthew Marczi End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept to grasp, and we have a pretty good feel by now of how Mike...
Via Steelers Depot
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Early Offseason Positional Draft Needs – Cornerback

By Matthew Marczi Ask any Pittsburgh Steelers fan now and he’ll tell you that the offseason began way too early for their team, which even according to team president Art Rooney II should have been in the playoffs. If you asked that same fan at the Bye Week for their mock draft, however, they might have already had written up as the Steelers faced a seemingly unthinkable winless...
Via Steelers Depot
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

You Can’t Challenge Possession On A Batted Ball Penalty Because NFL Replay Rules Are Stupid

After a Le’Veon Bell fumble deep in Steelers territory in the third quarter, the Packers took over with a first and goal but were held out of the end zone on three plays and forced to attempt a game-tying field goal. That was blocked. Ryan Clark recovered but attempted to pitch it back to William Gay, who dropped it. Another Steelers player batted the ball oput of bounds and was...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gay Fined for No-Call vs. Browns

Among the other bad and/or bizarre news coming at us this holiday season from all sides, from injuries to the offensive line to coaches playing defense, we have another fine against a Steeler for a non-call two freaking weeks ago. Steelers nickelback William Gay will be fined over $15,000 for a hit on Jason Campbell that knocked the Browns quarterback out of the game. Two...
Via Black and Gold Forever
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Pittsburgh’s William Gay fined for hit on Jason Campbell

Pittsburgh’s William Gay was fined $15,750 on Friday, thus confirming that last Sunday’s officiating crew missed a penalty on his hit to the head of Browns quarterback Jason Campbell. The fine specifically was for “unnecessary roughness based on the delivery of a forcible blow to the head/neck of a quarterback in the pocket.” The fine amount was identical to the one assessed...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers William Gay Fined for Unflagged Hit to Browns Jason Campbell

In Sunday’s game against the Browns, Steelers CB William Gay wasn’t penalized by refs for a blow to head to Browns QB Jason Campbell. NBC Sports is now reporting that the league office has gone ahead and fined Gay $15,750 for the hit. Campbell got a concussion because of the hit and can’t play in the Brown’s Sunday matchup against the Jaguars.
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers CB William Gay Fined $15,750 For Hitting Browns QB Jason Campbell In The Head

According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness on Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell when "he unnecessarily delivered a forcible blow to his opponent's head and neck." NFL fines Willie Gay $15,750 for unnecessary roughness on Campbell. "He unnecessarily...
Via Steelers Depot
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Resurgent defense sparks Steelers to 27-11 win over Browns

William Gay forced one fumble and returned an interception for a touchdown, and the resurgent Steelers scored all three of their touchdowns off turnovers to manhandle the Browns, 27-11, Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. A year after the Steelers committed eight turnovers while being upset at Cleveland, 20-14, with an injured Ben Roethlisberger out of the lineup, the Steelers returned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gay Quiets The Chorus For Another Week

By Matthew Marczi It seemed as though last week’s brutal 55-point defensive effort against the New England Patriots was just what the doctor ordered for those whose fandom comes paired with a complementary agenda. One of the house favorites over the past five years has been that infamous chorus, “William Gay sucks!” The choir was bereft of its muse for a season, as Gay spent...
Via Steelers Depot
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran CB Gay making big impact in 2nd stint with Steelers

William Gay doesn't paint with a broad brush. Instead, he splashes the canvas with simplistic colors void of interpretative shades. In reality, the Steelers' veteran cornerback envisions most everything on the football field as black or white. There are no gray areas, no room for ambiguity. He either makes a play or he doesn't. He either shuts down a receiver or he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gay Proving Critics Wrong In 2013

When William Gay signed with the Arizona Cardinals following the 2011 season, there wasn’t a happier fan than me. I don’t disagree that Gay had a decent final season with the Steelers, I could never get image of him being repeatedly burned against the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl. That entire 2010 season it seemed like if the opposing team had a big play you would see...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Play William Gay Knows He Nearly Allowed One Against The Ravens

For now, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay will remain the starter opposite Ike Taylor and certainly deserves to be. Gay, who has long been the whipping boy for Steelers fans around the world, is currently ranked by Pro Football Focus as the 15th best cornerback in the league seven weeks into the season and if told that, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau likely wouldn'...
Via Steelers Depot
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers CB William Gay thriving in return

William Gay's second stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers is starting to look like a better version of the first. Gay spent five seasons with the Steelers before leaving in 2012 to play in Arizona. He returned to Pittsburgh last spring. The Steelers brought him in as insurance policy. Gay took the opportunity to become a starter. Gay made a handful of big plays in last week&...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers CB William Gay Listed As Co-Starter On Raiders Game Depth Chart

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is having a great season thus far and as a result he is currently listed as the co-starter along with Cortez Allen on the latest depth chart released by the team Tuesday. Gay registered three total tackles in the Sunday win over the Baltimore Ravens and allowed just three receptions for 29 yards in the game. While Gay was beaten deep for...
Via Steelers Depot
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Top Three Apologies Fans Owe To Their Steelers

By Michael K Reynolds It’s often said that Steelers fans are among the most knowledgeable and savvy in the league, but it doesn’t mean we’re perfect. Alright, let’s face it. Most of us are, at best, highly experienced amateurs. So we’re certainly not above admitting when we’re wrong. Here are the top three apologies fans owe to their Steelers. William Gay is a quality...
Via Steelers Depot
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Ravens Winners And Losers – Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 19-16 on Sunday and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Shaun Suisham - Don't look now, but Suisham has yet to miss this season. His 42-yarder with time running out won the game. Lawrence Timmons - Timmons registered 17 total tackles in the game and 11...
Via Steelers Depot
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gay Deserves Some Credit For The Steelers First Takeaway Of The Season

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay has not received enough credit for his play thus far this season and in reality, he deserves a little bit of credit for the first defensive takeaway of the year that was registered Sunday against the New York Jets by safety Ryan Clark. On the play, as Tunch Ilkin pointed out on Monday, Jets tight end Konrad Reuland goes in motion to Gay...
Via Steelers Depot
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau Says William Gay Will ‘Play A Lot’ Against The Jets

While he is not currently listed on the injury report, Pittsburgh Steelers third-year cornerback Cortez Allen is still having problems with the ankle injury that suffered in the season opener that resulted in him missing the next two games. With Allen still trying to get himself back into the form, there's a possibility that cornerback William Gay will start opposite Ike Taylor...
Via Steelers Depot
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Personnel Moves By Steelers Done With Contracts in Mind

Evander “Ziggy” Hood has started 43 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers since being drafted in 2009. In that time he has amassed over 100 tackles and has 8.5 career sacks. He is also in the final year of his rookie contract and he will not be starting Sunday’s game in New York. Ryan Clark has been with the Steelers since 2006 and has been a key member of several top-ranked defenses...
Via Steel City Blitz
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gay Represents Himself Well As Spot Starter

By Matthew Marczi When a cornerback has a nice, yet quiet game, rarely is he ever praised for his fine work. If, however, he should get burned deep once out of 50 snaps in coverage, he is sure to hear it the next day. Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay seems to be particularly prone to excessively negative analysis as his positive contributions to the team go conveniently...
Via Steelers Depot
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gay Could Be A Different Kind Of Safety Net With Cortez Allen Back

By Matthew Marczi With Cortez Allen being a full participant in practice yesterday and showing all signs of being able to resume play after missing the past two weeks, the Pittsburgh Steelers face a somewhat interesting personnel situation. After the Steelers lost inside linebacker Larry Foote for the season, Dick LeBeau had to improvise and adjust. After all, Foote and Lawrence...
Via Steelers Depot
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers CB William Gay Remembers Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Well

It's been nearly four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers last played the Minnesota Vikings and with Sunday meeting in London swiftly approaching, you knew it wouldn't take long for cornerback William Gay to be asked about facing running back Adrian Peterson again. Peterson steamrolled Gay after catching a short pass over the middle from then-quarterback Brett Favre late...
Via Steelers Depot
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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