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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:00:14 -0700
The New York Jets are trying to build position versatility along the offensive line, so a handful of players lined up at different positions Wednesday, June 12, at minicamp. OGs Willie Colon and Stephen Peterman swapped sides, with Colon working at right guard, and Peterman at left guard. OTs Vladimir Ducasse and Oday Aboushi also shifted sides, with Ducasse playing at left tackle, and Aboushi at right tackle.
Thu, 30 May 2013 13:37:29 -0700
New York Jets OG Willie Colon rotated reps with OG Brian Winters at starting left guard during organized team activities Thursday, May 30. Colon is expected to have the advantage for the starting job because of his experience.
Tue, 07 May 2013 06:51:19 -0700
New York Jets OG Willie Colon said he will be playing only guard for the team in 2013. Colon switched from tackle to guard last season with the Pittsburgh Steelers. "I like guard. I don't think I could have said that a year ago. I don't think I would have opened my mouth to say it because I had so much pride ... I was kind of like 'I'm a tackle,'" Colon said. "I've played against the best, dominated. But I like being inside."
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 12:59:44 -0700
New York Jets OGs Vladimir Ducasse and Willie Colon are expected to be the team's starting guards next season.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 10:28:44 -0700
New York Jets OG Willie Colon is expected to start at one of the guard spots next season as long as he is healthy.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:42:54 -0700
New York Jets OG Willie Colon is expected to start at right guard for the team.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:52:16 -0700
The New York Jets signed free-agent OG Willie Colon (Steelers) to a one-year, $1.2 million deal.
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:17:25 -0700
Free-agent OG Willie Colon (Steelers) would have accepted a pay cut from the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the Steelers never offered the option to him.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:02:33 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have released OG Willie Colon. The team has designated the cut as a June 1 release, which will allow them to spread his salary cap hit over the next two seasons. The move created $5.5 million in salary cap space.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:49:19 -0700
The future of Pittsburgh Steelers OL Willie Colon is uncertain after the team signed OG Ramon Foster to a three-year contract Monday, March 11. However, the agent for Colon said he had not heard from the team on any plans to release his client.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:12:49 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon's base salary jumps from $700,000 in 2012 to $5.5 million in 2013, and as a result he's likely to be released in the offseason.
Sun, 10 Feb 2013 13:02:30 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Max Starks, OG Willie Colon and OG Ramon Foster may not return next season because they would not fit well in a zone-blocking scheme. Starks and Foster will be free agents this offseason.
Wed, 06 Feb 2013 05:24:01 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon could be cut in the offseason. He has a $5.5 million cap figure and can't seem to stay healthy. Meanwhile, the Steelers are transitioning to a younger offensive line.
Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:25:06 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to release OG Willie Colon this offseason. Colon has finished the last three seasons on Injured Reserve and the team is looking to move on from him.
Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:47:44 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed OG Willie Colon (knee) on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Sun, 16 Dec 2012 12:02:30 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Al Woods, QB Byron Leftwich, CB Cortez Allen, CB Ike Taylor, OT Mike X. Adams, WR Plaxico Burress, OG Willie Colon inactive for Week 15.
Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:11:55 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), OG Willie Colon (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (ankle) didn't practice all week and are out for Week 15.
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:17:08 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee), OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), LB James Harrison (illness), CB Cortez Allen (groin), CB Ike Taylor (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 13.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:26:53 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), CB Cortez Allen (groin), OT Willie Colon (knee), LB James Harrison (illness), CB Keenan Lewis (hip), S Troy Polamalu (non-injury), WR Emmanuel Sanders (shoulder) and CB Ike Taylor (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:10:34 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee) will be out for several weeks after undergoing surgery on his knee Monday, Dec. 10.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 17:07:04 -0800
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee) aggravated his knee injury in the Week 14 game against the San Diego Chargers, and he is likely done for the season.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 11:48:53 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee) left the game early Week 14 after aggravating a knee injury.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:06:55 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers P Drew Butler (illness), FS Ryan Clark (hip), OG Willie Colon (knee), WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), FB Will Johnson (concussion) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 7, and are probable for Week 14.
Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:28:01 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (knee), WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) and RB Will Johnson (concussion) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 6.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:28:49 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee) will be questionable for Week 14 after missing two games.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:41:49 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders (shoulder), OG Willie Colon (knee), OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle), CB Ike Taylor (ankle), FS Ryan Clark (hip) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:07:06 -0800
Week 13 was the first time in Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall's career that he was a healthy scratch after being demoted to No. 3 on the running back depth chart earlier in the week. The Steelers made the move likely because they wanted eight offensive linemen active instead of seven. OT Willie Colon (knee) was active but did not start at left guard. OG David DeCastro was active for the first time this year but didn't start, either.
Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:12:11 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (knee) and WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 30, and are questionable for Week 13.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:26:06 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), OT Willie Colon (knee), DT Casey Hampton (illness), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) and LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 29.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:11:18 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), OT Willie Colon (knee), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs), OT Max Starks (back) and LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:58:44 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee) is doing better and is expected to play in Week 13.
Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:08:31 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (knee) will not start at guard in Week 12 because of a knee injury but is active. OG Doug Legursky will start in his place.
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 10:59:22 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers S Will Allen (shoulder), DE Ziggy Hood (back) and LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) practiced all week, and OL Willie Colon (knee) was limited Friday, Nov. 23. All are probable for Week 12.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:28:11 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Ramon Foster will make the start at left guard in the preseason debut Thursday, Aug. 9, against the Philadelphia Eagles with OG Willie Colon (ankle) ruled out by head coach Mike Tomlin.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:54:18 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Willie Colon (ankle) and DE Cam Heyward (back) have been ruled out of the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9.
Sat, 04 Aug 2012 10:49:19 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Isaac Redman (groin) suffered a groin injury during practice Friday, Aug. 3, while OG Willie Colon (ankle) suffered an ankle injury.
Wed, 16 May 2012 11:30:55 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon said during a radio interview that he will be moving from right tackle to left guard this season. He said he is fine with the move and just has to learn the terminology. Colon indicated he and OG David DeCastro will both be used as pulling guards during plays.
Thu, 03 May 2012 12:32:30 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon could move to guard if the team decides they want OTs Mike X. Adams and Marcus Gilbert as their starting offensive linemen.
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:22:14 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said the team is concerned that WR Emmanuel Sanders and OT Willie Colon have not been able to stay healthy over the last few seasons. Tomlin said the team can't count of the injuries to stop happening.
Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:52:25 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon restructured his contract for the upcoming season in order to ease the team's salary cap concerns. $3.8 million of his $4.5 million 2012 contract has been prorated over four years. Pittsburgh still remains $10 million over the cap, however. QB Ben Roethlisberger and LB James Harrison are both open to restructuring their contracts, too.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 12:53:36 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed OT Willie Colon (triceps) on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Sept. 13, and signed free-agent OT Jamon Meredith (Giants) in a corresponding move.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 12:06:26 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (triceps) underwent surgery to fix a torn triceps muscle Tuesday, Sept. 13, and he will miss "an extended period of time to say the least," according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Colon is expected to be placed on Injured Reserve.
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:21:23 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (triceps) has a torn triceps and will undergo surgery Tuesday, Sept. 12. He likely will be placed on Injured Reserve.
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 14:39:42 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (arm) suffered an arm injury in Week 1 and it is believed to be in the triceps area. If the injury is significant, the team may consider re-signing free-agent OT Flozell Adams.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 11:54:33 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon said he is staying at offensive tackle and has not been asked to move to offensive guard. Colon said he would not be against moving to guard if the team asked.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:33:39 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed on terms to re-sign OL Willie Colon. He will receive a five-year, $29 million deal.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:58:50 -0700
The Chicago Bears have contacted free-agent OT Willie Colon (Steelers) and have shown interest in free-agent LB Justin Durant (Jaguars).
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:21:55 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: OT Willie Colon, DE Nick Eason, OG Trai Essex, LB Keyaron Fox, CB William Gay, NT Chris Hoke, DB Anthony Madison, RB Mewelde Moore, OT Jonathan Scott, P Daniel Sepulveda, TE Matt Spaeth, PK Shaun Suisham and LS Greg Warren.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 13:53:49 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers top priority is to re-sign CB Ike Taylor, an unrestricted free agent. The team also wants to work out contracts with free agents OT Willie Colon, OT Jonathan Scott and PK Shaun Suisham.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:47:30 -0700
Unrestricted free-agent OT Willie Colon (Steelers) wants to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers. "Obviously, my heart is in Pittsburgh," said Colon. "I want to be here, but things happen, the business side takes over and we'll have to wait."