From the horse's mouth... Tomlin at news conference yesterday -
"He shows good awareness," Tomlin said of Gay. "He is combative in the run, he shows blitz capabilities, but, more than anything, the ability to play in the slot usually is exemplified by what a guy is able to take in and understand from an above-the-neck standpoint. To be quite frank, it is probably more like safety with the position than it is like corner, and he has shown an aptitude for it."
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11250...#ixzz1XHSo6WJg
Again, I trust the head coach to be capable of judging talent that will help this team