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Doran Grant’s Potential Flexibility Reminiscent Of William Gay

As general manager Kevin Colbert revealed following the draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers planned on coming out of the weekend with two new cornerbacks on the roster, and they accomplished that after selecting Doran Grant in the fourth round after previously adding Senquez Golson in the second round, whom they targeted specifically because of his ball […] Doran Grant’s Potential...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers will reduce James Harrison’s snap count

With James Harrison coming back for his 13th NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers hope keeping his snap count down will keep him fresh. “Harrison is going to be a better player for us if I keep his snap count down to 25,” outside linebackers coach Joey Porter said to Steelers.com. “I’ll get the best James Harrison I can out of him instead of trying to make him play like...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers draft DB Doran Grant in fourth round

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ohio State defensive back Doran Grant with the 121st overall pick in the NFL draft on Saturday. Solid, physical corner that has decent speed. – Carnell Lake on Doran Grant — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 2, 2015 He is a very tough player and is going to help out on special teams because of that. – Carnell Lake on Doran Grant...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Top Prospects Still Available the Steelers Should Target in Round 2

Landon Collins Collins is the best safety in this year’s class.  While a part of me anticipated his slide, I was still shocked that it actually came to fruition.  While the Steelers need help at cornerback, if the talented Collins is available in round two, the Steelers may have to take him to replace the hole Polamalu left us upon his departure, especially if they don’t believe...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

For William Gay, the battle against domestic violence never ends

As NFL teams pool their resources and prepare to add reinforcements in Thursday's NFL Draft, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is in the midst of a different mission. The eight-year veteran is working tirelessly to end domestic violence. Gay has a very personal and tragic connection to this issue. When he was just 7-years-old, he and his two brothers were left without a...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The top five NFL Draft bargains the Pittsburgh Steelers picked in the 2000s

With the 2015 NFL Draft fast-approaching, let’s continue with part three of a series on all-time Pittsburgh Steelers draft bargains. This time, we’ll delve into great contributors from the previous decade—the 2000′s. You can view Part one—draft bargains from the ’80′s—here. And Part two—draft bargains from the ’90′s—here.. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Meeting The Leadership: William Gay

The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with a number of aging talents that epitomized success in the community during the height of their careers. While their on-field assets may have diminished over the years, however, one should not underestimate the ripple effect that their departures could have within the locker room. While the concepts of […] Meeting The Leadership: William...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lack of Steelers CB Depth Worrisome?

Last season, the Steelers started off with Cortez Allen, William Gay, and Ike Taylor as the top three CBs. They finished with William Gay, Brice McCain, and Antwon Blake. Tragedy struck when Ike broke his forearm early in the season and Cortez failed to live up to his potential. It became clear that the depth behind them was imperative as the season wore on. McCain and Blake stepped...
Via Steel City Blitz
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 7-Round Mock Draft

Round One View image | gettyimages.com Ronald Darby, CB, Florida State Unfortunately both Trae Waynes and Justin Peters are gone by the time I’m up at 22.  Ronald Darby becomes the next best available for Pittsburgh.  The Steelers need someone to put next to Cortez Allen and above William Gay on the depth chart. Darby has skills in press coverage, as he can play man...
Via TopSportsReport
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Steelers Have the Best/Worst Contracts?

Best: Cameron Heyward View image | gettyimages.com Cameron Heyward has been paid next to nothing for his services the past few season.  The Steelers exercised the 5th year option on Heyward, which bumps his salary up for this season to 6.9 million, which is a pretty high number, but is still not bad for the Steelers best defensive lineman. I am judging this contract...
Via TopSportsReport
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Low-Ball Three Potential Free Agent Corners

The Pittsburgh Steelers, in desperate need for help in the secondary, had two cornerbacks visit last week and both left after being offered “below market value” contracts I’ve been told. Perhaps more alarming was that they were also told they were likely looking at playing in the slot. Patrick Robinson and Sterling Moore both visited the Steel City knowing the Steelers need...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Forgotten Cornerback B.W. Webb Has Yet To Write His Story

There is much to discuss when it comes to the state of the cornerback stable of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Free agent Ike Taylor will not be re-signed. William Gay is in the final year of his contract. Cortez Allen is currently a mystery. Brice McCain signed elsewhere in free agency. Antwon Blake was arrested over […] Forgotten Cornerback B.W. Webb Has Yet To Write His Story is...
Via Steelers Depot
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Saints CB Patrick Robinson Visiting the Steelers Today

View image | gettyimages.com Patrick Robinson, a former Saints Cornerback, will be visiting with the Steelers today.  According to reports, the Steelers are among about 5 teams interested in the 27 year old Cornerback. The team is in desperate need of someone at this position, as Antwon Blake, William Gay, and Cortez Allen are currently the teams starting Corners.  We saw last...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers show interest in CB Patrick Robinson

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers have shown interest in free-agent cornerback Patrick Robinson, per ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Source: I’m told free agent CB Patrick Robinson has received some interest from the #Vikings, #Saints, #Steelers, #Panthers & the #Dolphins. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) March 11, 2015 The Steelers lost cornerback Brice...
Via Sports-Glory
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers down to 4 cornerbacks after losing Brice McCain

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost out on re-signing cornerback Brice McCain after he signed a two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins. David Canter, who represents McCain, announced the signing on his Twitter account. McCain tied William Gay for the team lead with three interceptions despite starting only eight regular-season games. He returned one of the interceptions for a touchdown...
Via Sports-Glory
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers should target Byron Maxwell in free agency

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers have many needs on defense as they enter free agency and the draft, and one position in particular is cornerback. The Steelers will likely select a pass rusher and corner in May’s NFL draft, but they should also target a proven defensive back in free agency. With Ike Taylor, 34, set to become an unrestricted free agent in...
Via Sports-Glory
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – CB William Gay

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 […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – CB William Gay is a post from...
Via Steelers Depot
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Was the fix in for the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys wild card game?

I don’t believe in sports fixes or WWE-like conspiracies to pre-determine games or seasons. Never have. Never will. Can you imagine the work that would have to go into such things and all the whistle-blowers who would have had to remain silent all these years? Remember the hilarious Dana Carvey stand-up bit about all the people who would have had to have been involved in framing...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Like It Or Not, Steelers Unlikely To Part Ways With S Mike Mitchell

Every season there is a Pittsburgh Steelers player that fans absolutely love to hate. William Gay has played this role plenty in the past but Steelers fans seem to have come around and realized he’s virtually the best cornerback on the team. Steve McLendon drew a ton of ire as an “undersized” nose tackle that […] Like It Or Not, Steelers Unlikely To Part Ways With S Mike...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers To Hold Regular Practice Friday Instead Of Walkthrough

Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Baltimore Ravens Saturday night, one could easily speculate that Friday’s practice would be a walkthrough. However, that won’t be the case according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network. Steelers practice Friday. Me: Walkthrough, right? Mike Mitchell: No, PRACTICE. Me: Really? William Gay, from across room: It's […] Report...
Via Steelers Depot
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

League Admits Steelers CB William Gay Shouldn’t Have Been Flagged For Taunting

Dean Blandino, the NFL Vice President of Officiating, recently admitted that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay shouldn’t have been penalized for taunting last Sunday when he posed to admire the third down play that linebacker Lawrence Timmons made in the fourth quarter of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. In his weekly officiating video, […] League Admits Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for Christmas Day 2014

Merry Christmas Steeler Nation! -The Steelers are off today and are home spending time with their families for Christmas. -William Gay has played in 127 straight games. That’s the longest active streak for NFL cornerbacks. -Heath Miller has now caught a pass in 103 straight games he’s played. -James Harrison tied Jason Gildon with 17 career multi-sack games. That’s a team record...
Via Steel City Blitz
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomlin Not Looking For Clarification From League On Gay Taunting Penalty

Less than 24 hours after Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay appeared to be unrightfully penalized for taunting following a fourth quarter third down stop by linebacker Lawrence Timmons in the Sunday win over the Kansas City Chiefs, head coach Mike Tomlin said he’s not looking for any response from the league for the call. “I’m […] Tomlin Not Looking For Clarification...
Via Steelers Depot
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

William Gay Was Flagged For Taunting His Own Teammate

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was flagged after he was caught taunting his own teammate.
Via Gamedayr
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs at Steelers: Who will win?

            The Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to secure secure spots in the AFC playoff picture. Kansas City is one game out of a Wild Card position, trailing Pittsburgh and Baltimore. And the Steelers are just a half-game behind Cincinnati in the division. With a win on Sunday, Pittsburgh will lock up a playoff...
Via Sports-Glory
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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