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William Gay

29-Year-Old Cornerback – Pittsburgh Steelers

2014 Defensive Stats

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60

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3

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0

TD

3

2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Gay had one of his best years in 2013, but still faces a challenge from Cortez Allen for the starting left cornerback position this season....

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  12

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Not Injury Related      FRI PRACTICE:   Full
HT: 5' 10"   WT: 190   DOB: 1/1/1985
College: Louisville  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed by the Steelers in March of 2013.

December 15, 2014  –  William Gay News

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Gay totaled eight tackles (all solo) and an interception for a touchdown against the Falcons on Sunday.

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William Gay NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 22 16 - 8 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - - - -
2008 23 16 - 32 - 0 - 1 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 24 16 - 75 - 1 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 25 Pit 16 39 34 5 2 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Pit 16 61 49 12 0 13 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Ari 16 57 45 12 1 6 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
2013 28 Pit 16 63 55 8 1 10 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 Pit 14 60 49 11 0 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

William Gay – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Cornerback

Snap Count Stats

721

Defensive Snaps in 2014

William Gay was on the field for 721 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

119

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

William Gay was on the field for 119 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 1011 26
2013 869 114
2014 721 119
William Gay 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Cle 15 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Bal 16 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Car 43 10 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 TB 65 11 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Jax 56 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Cle 57 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hou 62 9 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Ind 65 12 8 6 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Bal 68 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @NYJ 59 13 7 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Ten 40 4 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 BYE Bye Week
13 NO 56 8 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Cin 61 4 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Atl 58 4 8 8 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 KC 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Cin

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for William Gay  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   190 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.48 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.15 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   6.89 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   39 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   118 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   16 reps
GOOD
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William Gay: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gay recorded three tackles (two solo) and an interception for a touchdown against the Titans on Monday night.

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Gay led the Steelers with eight tackles (six solo) and an interception in their 51-34 win over the Colts on Sunday.

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Gay recorded three tackles (one solo) in the Steelers' 37-19 win against Carolina on Sunday.

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Gay totaled three tackles (all solo) in the Steelers’ Week 17 win over the Browns.

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Gay returned to Pittsburgh after one year with Arizona, and finished the season with 63 tackles (55 solo) including one sack and one interception. Tied for fourth on the team in tackles, this was his most productive season since 2009.
Gay totaled three tackles (all solo) including a sack, and also had an interception in the Steelers’ 27-11 win over the Browns on Sunday.

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Gay has signed with the Steelers, NFL.com reports.

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Gay appears to be set to return to the Steelers after one season with Arizona, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. "I'm glad I didn't sell my condo in Pittsburgh," Gay wrote on Twitter.

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Gay was released by the Cardinals on Friday, according to AZCentral.com.

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Gay finished 2012 with 57 tackles, two interceptions and one sack.

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Gay (groin) is active for Sunday’s game against the Rams, according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic.

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Gay is lining up with the starting defense in OTAs, the Arizona Republic reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Gay returns to Pittsburgh after one season with Arizona. He'll likely be used in nickle packages for the Steelers in 2013.

2012

Listed as the starter for the second consecutive season. Needs to perform well to keep his spot through the entire season.

2010

The 2009 season was the first as a starter for Gay. He set a career-high (and led the Steelers) with 70 solo tackles as a result of opponents frequently targeting him. His struggles forced him again into a backup role for the last two games of the season and led the Steelers to bring back Bryant McFadden (who Gay replaced in the starting lineup) for 2010. Assuming McFadden eases back into his starter's role, Gay will not approach his career numbers from last year.

2009

Gay took a few steps forward in his development in 2008. However, the Steelers need the cornerback to continue to progress since he will takeover for Bryant McFadden in the starting lineup. He did start a few games last season, so he should hopefully not struggle with the increased role.