Gilberry was released by the Bengals on Saturday, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports. Gilberry hasn't shown much production the last couple of seasons, and would have likely been a depth piece if he did manage to crack the roster. The 32-year-old missed four late-season games when dealing with a calf injury last year, but could still provide some value for teams with little depth at defensive end.
Gilberry is at risk of getting cut before the start of the season, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. The Bengals loaded up on the defensive line in the draft the last two years, and Gilberry hasn't been all that productive in the pass rush. The team already cut Brandon Thompson (who subsequently signed with the Browns), but another veteran DL could still be on the chopping block.
Gilbert has re-upped with the Bengals, ESPN's Jenna Laine reports. Gilberry signed with the Lions last offseason after spending the previous five years in Cincinnati. Detroit placed him on injured reserve in October and released him shortly thereafter, allowing him to rejoin the Bengals for the second half of the year. The 32-year-old may have to compete for a roster spot at this point in his career, as he only has six sacks over the past three seasons.
Gilberry (calf) logged a full practice Friday and is not listed on the Bengals' official injury report. The Bengals will be getting some depth back on the edge Sunday with Gilberry's expected return from a calf injury. He's missed each of the last three games, so there's a chance that he won't his usual snap count Saturday against the Texans. Carlos Dunlap will likely see most of the playing time at the left defensive end spot.
Gilberry (calf) is inactive Sunday against the Steelers. Gilberry was doubtful heading into the contest so it's no surprise to see him on the inactive list. It will be his third straight game on the sideline, as Carlos Dunlap and Micheal Johnson will continue to handle the majority of reps at defensive end.
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