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Top Ulysees Gilbert News

  • Ulysees Gilbert: Gets opportunity with the Giants

    The Giants worked out Gilbert on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Gilbert's workout on Tuesday implies that he's moved past the foot injury that contributed to his departure from the Steelers in August. Over the past three NFL seasons with Pittsburgh, the 230-pound linebacker recorded 25 tackles and played most snaps on special teams during that span.

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  • Ulysees Gilbert: Waived/injured by Steelers

    Gilbert (foot) and the Steelers have come to terms on an injury settlement, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Gilbert shifted to Pittsburgh's IR after going unclaimed off waivers. He will now have the opportunity to focus on his recovery and look for a new landing spot once he is back to full health.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Shifts to IR

    Gilbert (foot) reverted to the Steelers' injured reserve list Thursday, Aaron Wilson of reports.

    Gilbert was waived with an injury designation by Pittsburgh on Wednesday after injuring his right foot during Tuesday's practice. Unless he can reach an injury settlement with the team, the 25-year-old wideout will have to miss the entire 2022 regular season while on the Steelers' IR.

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  • Ulysees Gilbert: Waived by Pittsburgh

    The Steelers waived Gilbert (foot) with an injury designation Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of reports.

    Per Brooke Pryor of, Gilbert injured his right foot during Saturday's practice and was seen in a walking boot Tuesday. If the 2019 sixth-round pick clears waivers, he'll revert to Pittsburgh's injured reserve list.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Shifts to injured reserve

    Gilbert (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Dale Lolley of reports.

    The 23-year-old sustained the injury during last week's loss to the Bengals and will miss the remainder of the regular season. Gilbert will be eligible to rejoin the active roster after the first round of the playoffs.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Suffers ankle injury

    Gilbert is considered questionable to return to Monday's game against the Bengals due to an ankle injury, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    The severity of Gilbert's injury is unknown at his time. Should he ultimately not be able to return, look for Tegray Scales to see some more snaps backing up Marcus Allen and Avery Williamson at linebacker.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Activated from IR

    Gilbert (back) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

    Gilbert is returning to the lineup at an optimal time, as Robert Spillane (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, opening up a starting inside linebacker job. Avery Williamson appears to be the favorite for the gig, but Gilbert is certainly a contender. His first chance to claim that role is Sunday's matchup against the Bills.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Practice window opens

    Gilbert (back) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Curt Popejoy of USA Today reports.

    Gilbert returned to practice Wednesday, opening his 21-day window to be activated from IR. The 23-year-old linebacker played mainly on special teams through his only two games this season, but he'd bolster the team's depth at the second level, where it has already lost Devin Bush and Bud Dupree for the season due to torn ACLs.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Placed on IR

    Gilbert (back) was placed on IR m Wednesday.

    Gilbert will need to miss three weeks, so the earliest he could return will be Week 12 against the Ravens. Pittsburgh filled the roster spot created by this move by activating offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Unavailable against Ravens

    Gilbert (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Ravens, Chris Adamski of the Tribune-Review reports.

    Gilbert sat out practice Thursday and Friday, so he'll predictably be sidelined for Sunday's AFC North showdown. It's tough to tell when Gilbert picked up this injury, but he did finish the 2019 season on IR. He'll aim to return next week against the Cowboys.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Chance to earn backup job

    Gilbert (back) should have the opportunity to earn the backup job at inside linebacker in training camp, Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

    The 2019 sixth-round pick totaled only five tackles in seven games before being shut down with a back injury, but the offseason departures of Mark Barron and Tyler Matakevich create an opening on the depth chart. Gilbert likely will be in competition with Robert Spillane, John Houston and Leo Lewis.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Forgettable rookie season

    Gilbert (back) finished the season on injured reserve.

    A back injury limited the rookie linebacker to just five tackles in seven games playing exclusively on special teams in 2019. Gilbert is under contract until 2023 and will likely play a similar role in 2020 if healthy.

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  • Steelers' Ulysees Gilbert: Placed on IR

    Gilbert (back) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Teresa Varley of reports.

    Gilbert, who was selected by the Steelers in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, was bothered by a nagging back injury in recent weeks. The issue forced him to miss a Week 8 win over the Dolphins, though he was able to return and log 15 snaps on special teams Sunday. In a corresponding roster move, Pittsburgh promoted fellow inside linebacker Robert Spillane from the practice squad with Gilbert on his way to IR.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 230 lbs
Birthplace: Ocala, FL
Age: 26
School: Akron
Experience: 4