Originally Posted by LVSteelersfan
Sorry, but Gay had a soso game against an awful team. If he is the starter when we play anyone with a decent QB, the Steelers will get lit up big time. And it will all be aimed straight at him because he is the weak link.
What you're forgetting is that in the nickel, Gay still plays inside, and opposing offenses tend to do their most damage in spread formations, against which Gay is not playing the 'starting' (outside) position.