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WILLIE COLON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Colon: Jets closer to each other now than last season

  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.'' The...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Willie Colon expected to be out 4-6 weeks

Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon is expected to miss the next four to six weeks after undergoing a knee scope,  according to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com. My understanding is that RG Willie Colon (knee scope) is out 4-6 wks. Suffered cartilage damage working out earlier this week. #nyj — Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) May 29, 2014 Colon is a good player that has had a hard time...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Release G Willie Colon With Post June 1st Designation

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...
Via Steelers Depot
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers G Willie Colon Must Now Take A Pay Cut Or Be Released

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...
Via Steelers Depot
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Have Not Asked Willie Colon To Take Cut In Pay

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,...
Via Steelers Depot
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

So You Really Want To Cut Willie Colon?

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...
Via Steelers Depot
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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