William Gay

Cornerback

  • 2017 Salary Cap Charge: $2,633,333
  • % of 2017 Team Cap: 1.56%
  • 2017 Cash Payout: $2,000,000
  • % of 2017 Team Cash Spending: 1.23%
  • 2017 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.76
  • Total Contract Value: $7,500,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $2,500,000
  • Position Ranking: 74/518 at CB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,900,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 190
  • College: Louisville
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2007 Draft, Round 5, #170 overall (Steelers)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: UFA
  • Free Agency: 2019 (UFA)

Contract Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed William Gay to a three year $7.5 million contract on March 8, 2016. Gay received a $1.9 million signing bonus.

Current Contract

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201631$1,850,000$633,333$0$0$0$2,483,3331.6%
201732$2,000,000$633,333$0$0$0$2,633,3331.6%
201833$1,750,000$633,334$0$0$0$2,383,3341.3%
Total$5,600,000$1,900,000$0$0$0$7,500,000
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Contract History

Career Earnings: $8,250,000
Years: 4
Career APY: $2,062,500
TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SteelersSFA20133$4,500,000$1,500,000$4,500,000100.0%$1,500,000
SteelersUFAActive20163$7,500,000$2,500,000$3,750,00050.0%$3,750,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Steelers4$8,250,000$2,062,500$6,983,3330.0%$00.0%
Cardinals$0$0$00.0%$250,0000.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2013Steelers$1,000,000$166,666$0$0$0$1,166,6660.9%
2014Steelers$1,500,000$166,666$0$0$0$1,666,6661.3%
2015Steelers$1,500,000$166,668$0$0$0$1,666,6681.2%
2016Steelers$1,850,000$633,333$0$0$0$2,483,3331.6%
2017Steelers$2,000,000$633,333$0$0$0$2,633,3331.6%
2018Steelers$1,750,000$633,334$0$0$0$2,383,3341.3%
Total$9,600,000$2,400,000$0$0$0$12,000,000 
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Cardinals2013$250,000$0
Total$250,000$0

Statistics (2014-present)

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20141686.9%27.8%581100101231130003
20151696.1%14.2%4612117272300001
20161680.9%7.9%4216110207101000
20171028.7%0.0%102000031-11000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average