William Gay

William Gay Settling Into Latest Phase Of Lengthy Career

I think there are two themes that best summarize the career of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay as he transitions into yet another stage of it in his 11th season in the NFL: necessity, and convenience. Much of his playing time, or specific roles, have been thrust upon him by…


Steelers Gay, Wilcox Both Fined Nearly $25K For Week 1 Hits

It was reported earlier on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has been fined nearly $25,000 for his Sunday late hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshone Kizer. However, as it turns out, Shazier wasn’t the only Steelers player to be fined for actions in that Week 1 game. According…



Tomlin Says He Was ‘Irate’ Refs Called Gay Penalty Off Replay

It wasn’t about the call. It was all about the timing. That’s why Mike Tomlin said he was, in his words, “irate,” after the refs flagged William Gay for unnecessary roughness on 3rd and 18, keeping a crucial drive alive. Tomlin agreed that the refs seemed to make the call after…


Cameron Heyward ‘Surprised’ By Penalty On Gay Hit

There seem to be pretty mixed opinions when it comes to the hindsight of William Gay’s hit on Cleveland Browns wide receiver Ricardo Louis in the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory on Sunday in the opening game of the regular season. Objectively, looking at the replays of the…


Steelers Vs Browns Positional Grades

It was far from aesthetically pleasing, but the only thing that matters is that the Pittsburgh Steelers hung on late for a 21-18 win Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland over the Browns to start the season 1-0. Following each regular season game this season, I’ll take a shot…



Which Steelers CB Is Sweating Most Right Now While Awaiting Haden News?

I’d imagine that most of you are in a full-blown black and gold lather right now being as it’s being widely reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently the frontrunner to land former Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden. It goes without saying that we shouldn’t be on the edge of…



Steelers Vs Falcons Missed Tackles Report

Two preseason games down, two wins for the Pittsburgh Steelers. And thankfully, two more games left until football starts to count. Last week against the New York Giants, the Steelers’ defense missed just eight tackles. This week against the Atlanta Falcons, that number dropped by two as the defensive unit…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Cornerback

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Getting near the end with the corners. Artie Burns: Man, his camp was like a weight off his…


Steelers Training Camp Statistical Recap: All 16 Practices

Last look at our Pittsburgh Steelers’ statistical training camp now that the 2017 session is in the books. As usual, we’ll recap what has happened since the last time we revisited this (after Day 13), and then tally up the final numbers at the end. Let’s dive in. Final thoughts…


Film Room: Veterans Cockrell And Gay Make Their Play

If the early portions of the preseason are anything to go by, then the Pittsburgh Steelers are not particularly interested in the vocal section of the fan base that is prepared to send starting cornerback Ross Cockrell to the bench, and nickel cornerback William Gay to the unemployment line, as…