Justin Gilbert


Steelers Vs Patriots X Factor: Justin Gilbert

Could go in a lot of different directions here and in a game like this, with the Pittsburgh Steelers understandably huge underdogs, they need all hands on deck. But I’m going with Gilbert who could see a lot of Rob Gronkowski or failing that, Martellus Bennett. Both are matchup nightmares….


Steelers Need Plan For Containing New England’s Dual TE Threat

In monitoring the discussion surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers’ next game against the Patriots, the vast majority of the focus seems to be on backup quarterback Landry Jones, who is obviously being thrust into the starting lineup due to injury. That is, of course, among those who have not already thrown…


Artie Burns’ Sunday Performance Considered ‘Spotty’

It was a rough game for the entire Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense so it’s unfair to point out any singular player but Mike Tomlin was asked specifically about Artie Burns’ performance. Tomlin called it “spotty,” a rare moment of some non-praise for a player. “I thought it was spotty,” he said…


Steelers Vs. Dolphins: Player Snap Counts – Week 6

The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered another embarrassing road loss to a team with a sub .500 record on Sunday and now enter Week 7 with a 4-2 record. The initial snap counts from the Week 6 loss to the Miami Dolphins are now in and as usual, here is a recap of the…


Week 6 Steelers Vs Dolphins – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing their 4-1 record and several local boys down south the Miami in order to face the Dolphins, against whom they are looking to stretch their current win streak to three games, and set themselves up, at worst, a 5-2 record and a share of the…


Steelers Versus Dolphins: Week 6 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Miami Dolphins Sunday on the road and the game might include some rain and wind. As usual, I will attempt to project the Steelers seven inactives for Sunday’s contest and with so many players ruled out on the Friday injury report, only one remaining spot really needs to…


Plethora Of Battle-Tested DBs Give Steelers Sub-Package Versatility

The Pittsburgh Steelers got some great news in practice yesterday, as both starting safety Robert Golden and sub-package cornerback Justin Gilbert returned to full participation in practice, which for Golden had been two weeks in the running, and Gilbert for one week. Their return to availability opens up a wide…


Shabazz Playing Time Hints At Staying Power Of Sub-Package Wrinkle

When the Pittsburgh Steelers determined to grapple with what figures to be a multi-week injury with third-year cornerback Justin Gilbert, who may not return until after the team’s Week Eight Bye, they made the decision that they could no longer afford to carry second-year cornerback Senquez Golson while he attempts…