William Gay

2017 Training Camp Battle Preview: Starting Slot Cornerback

As the calendar has finally hit the late-July date that signals the start of training camp for the Pittsburgh Steelers, we turn our attentions for the next few weeks to just that, training camp, the necessary respite for all football fans who have been the past six weeks wondering what…


Numbers Favor William Gay Resuming Role In The Slot

Do you have a moment to talk about Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay? Because I would like to take a moment to talk about Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay. While the veteran cornerback is certainly getting up there in age entering his 11th season, that doesn’t mean that it is…


Interview: Brian Allen Credits Veteran Secondary For Easing NFL Transition

Bringing you another Pittsburgh Steelers’ interview courtesy of our good friend Ron Lippock of the Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin. Today, Ron talks to Steelers 5th round draft pick Brian Allen. They go through his transition from wide receiver to cornerback, who is mentoring him, and his favorite spot in the city. First, how is the offseason…


PFF Ranks Steelers’ Secondary 12th Heading Into 2017 Season

Pro Football Focus recently published their rankings of all 32 secondaries in the league heading into the 2017 NFL season. You might want to sit down for this, but they ranked the Pittsburgh Steelers as having the 12th-best secondary in advance of the regular season, barring any last-minute changes. This…


2017 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Cornerback

The last time that we took a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster in review, it was very shortly after the 2016 season ended. It would be safe to say that quite a bit has changed, and, in a rarity, this actually applies to literally every position on the…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, July 16, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…


Film Room: Something Borrowed, Something New In Keith Butler’s Defense

Much of our focus with Keith Butler’s defense has been its expected evolution in 2017. Transitioning away from Dick LeBeau’s scheme and incorporating more man coverage, the buzzword we’re all probably too caught up in. It’s important to remind everyone Butler’s defense has – and will continue to be –…




Film Room: The Complexity Of Playing Slot Corner

Lot of people have been asking me to talk about William Gay in some film room sessions for the offseason. It was a little hard for me to center in on a topic but going through his tape last year, it reminded me about the position in general. It’s so…



Weekly Steelers Twitter Poll Results – June 18, 2017

During the current slow period of the NFL offseason I intend on running at least four Pittsburgh Steelers themed polls every week on Twitter with each one lasting just 24 hours. That period time allows for nearly 1,000 votes to be cast on average. Every Sunday, I will post the…




William Gay Opens OTAs As Starting Slot Corner

There is not just a battle but an all-out brawl for the starting slot gig in Pittsburgh this year. All challengers will have to chase William Gay. Gay opened up as the starting slot corner in OTAs, per Chris Bradford’s tweet. @Alex_Kozora 22 — Chris Bradford (@BCTBradford) May 24, 2017…