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Steelers agree to terms with Gay

Posted Mar 8, 2016

William Gay is entering his 10th NFL season and his ninth with Pittsburgh.

The Steelers have agreed to terms with cornerback William Gay on a new three-year contract. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Gay is entering his 10th NFL season and his ninth with Pittsburgh. He entered the NFL a fifth-round (170th overall) draft selection of the Steelers in 2007 and re-joined Pittsburgh after spending the 2012 season with the Arizona Cardinals.


Gay was named a defensive captain in 2015 and established an NFL record for the most consecutive interceptions returned for touchdowns (five), and his five pick-sixes are tied for the most in Steelers’ history. Gay has started 92-of-144 regular-season games and six-of-11 postseason contests. He has career totals of 11 interceptions, 97 passes defensed, 6.0 sacks, seven forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

Transactions

Date Transaction
08/23/2016 Signed LB Vince Williams to a new three-year contract.
08/22/2016 Signed G Shahbaz Ahmed; waived/injured G Cole Manhart.
08/20/2016 Signed QB Bryn Renner and G Antoine Everett; released RB Christian Powell and Waived/Injured C Valerian Ume-Ezeoke.