Gilbert was acquired by Pittsburgh in a trade with Cleveland early on in the 2016 season, and the eighth-overall pick from 2014 saw action in 12 regular season games. However, his role was primarily on special teams, as he saw just 11 defensive snaps on the season. Now a free agent, Gilbert is free to sign with any team.
Gilbert was originally dealing with a shoulder issue earlier in the week and he's ultimately been scratched from the
It originally appeared like Gilbert's shoulder injury from last week's regular season-finale could keep him out of Sunday's wild-card matchup, but after practicing fully Wednesday, the expectation is that he'll be ready for this week's pivotal playoff game. Gilbert has appeared in 12 games this season for Pittsburgh and likely will function as a depth cornerback throughout the playoffs.
Gilbert (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
Gilbert suffered an injury in practice last week and was unable to play against the Jets. However, his full participation on Wednesday puts him on a good track to suit up for this weekend's bout with the Dolphins.