WILLIE COLON RUMORS & GOSSIP
The NFL preseason is supposed to be a time that is for getting into football shape, learning the playbook, and staying healthy for when the real games to start. But the Friday night match-up between the New York Jets and New York Giants is shaping up to be more than that.
The two teams share Met Life Stadium and face-off in an annual preseason game dubbed the “Snoopy Bowl”. While...
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Willie Colon says he and his New York Jets teammates heard rookie Andre Williams' remark that the Giants are New York's team and they'll answer him on the field in their preseason game.
After Jets coach Rex Ryan jokingly fired back at the running back Wednesday, the fourth-round pick out of Boston College later wrote on Twitter that New York is big...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago
Associated Press, USA Today:Jets just laying around campfire bonding as a team "We got a lot closer this camp," the veteran right guard said. "The knock on us is maybe we haven't been as close in the past as a team."The Jets wrapped up three weeks of full practices at SUNY Cortland on Wednesday. They've got a walkthrough scheduled for Thursday and a preseason...
Willie Colon sees a big difference in the New York Jets from this time last year.
There's an unmistakable sense of camaraderie - the type three weeks of bonding during training camp can bring.
''We got a lot closer this camp,'' the veteran right guard said. ''The knock on us is maybe we haven't been as close in the past as a team.''
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago
CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) New York Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon says this year's team is much more of a close-knit bunch than it was a year ago, a feeling that has ''totally turned around.''
Colon says the Jets took advantage of their time during training camp at SUNY Cortland to establish more of a family vibe, something he thinks was lacking when he first...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago
That massive, tricked-out vehicle above is owned by Jets offensive lineman (and big Yankees fan) Willie Colon.
According to "Newsday," the truck, a 2008 Dodge Ram pickup, stands nine-and-half-feet tall and has 40-inch tires and 26-inch rims.
It's also serves as Colon's personal tribute to the New York Yankees.
The Bronx native not only has the famous interlocking...
The long awaited deed is finally done as it is now being reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers have released guard Willie Colon with a post June 1st designation.
Colon was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Hofstra University and originally played right tackle until he was moved to left guard last off-season.
Colon was a picture...
While we still don't know the exact value of three-year contract signed by Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted guard Ramon Foster, it doesn't really matter as far as the future of guard Willie Colon with the team goes unless he takes a cut in pay.
Colon, as I pointed out a few days ago, has been in limbo, and now that limbo has an arrow pointing to the unemployment line if...
It appears as if the Pittsburgh Steelers are not planning to do anything with the contract of guard Willie Colon.
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Wednesday that Joe Linta, Colon's agent, says the Steelers have not asked for a reduction of the $5.5 million base salary that his client is scheduled to earn in 2013.
The only question that remains now,...
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Immediately after the news started circulating around that Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon might be done for the season with a knee injury, I received several questions via Twitter about how much it would cost to release Colon after the season.
Colon signed a five-year, $29 million contract prior to the 2011 season and he structured that contract to this past offseason...