Justin Gilbert


Steelers Waive CB Justin Gilbert

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a transaction on Monday and it’s a surprising one. Waived on Monday was cornerback Justin Gilbert, who the Steelers acquired in a trade with the Cleveland Browns just prior to the start of the 2016 regular season. Gilbert, who dressed for 12 regular season games in…


2017 Offseason Questions: Go With Gambles At CB Or Address Position?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…



Steelers Vs Patriots Positional Grades

Well, that didn’t go anywhere near as planned. Right from the start Tom Brady and the New England Patriots simply dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game Sunday evening, rolling to a 36-17 win, clinching a spot in their ninth Super Bowl in franchise history. This will be…


Steelers Versus Patriots: Championship Round Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the New England Patriots Sunday night in the AFC Championship game and based on the team’s Friday injury report, it looks like several players who have missed recent games are likely to return this weekend. The Steelers Friday injury report included three players listed as…


Justin Gilbert Confirms He’ll Return Kicks This Weekend

Despite a shaky performance last week, Justin Gilbert will remain one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ kick returners this weekend, he confirmed to the Trib today. From Chris Adamski, who caught up with Gilbert after today’s practice. “I’m back there again this week,” Gilbert said. “So hopefully we can make one…


Danny Smith Says Justin Gilbert Can’t Get Hit On Final Kick Return

It was the only obvious blemish on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ special teams report card Sunday. After making it a 18-16 game with time preciously thin, the Kansas City Chiefs’ opted against an onside kick and booted the ball deep to Justin Gilbert. Gilbert caught the ball at the seven but…


Tomlin Non-Committal On Gilbert Possibly Continuing As Kickoff Returner

In the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Divisional Round playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs we were once again treated to seeing cornerback Justin Gilbert being used deep as a kickoff returner alongside wide receiver Sammie Coates as running back Fitzgerald Toussaint missed the contest due to a concussion. During his Tuesday press conference,…


Steelers Vs. Chiefs: Player Snap Counts – Divisional Round Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in a Divisional Round playoff game Sunday and when you look at the snap counts from that contest a few notable things stick out. For starters, tackle Chris Hubbard only played 3 snaps on offense against the Chiefs this week as an…


Steelers Vs Chiefs Win/Loss Scenarios

New series we’ll do each Sunday morning before kickoff. A prediction of what will happen if the Pittsburgh Steelers win, if they lose, and my final score prediction. My outlook on this afternoon’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers Will Win If…  – Todd Haley uses shifts and motions to create matchup…


Steelers Versus Chiefs: Divisional Round Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night in a Divisional Round playoff game and based on the team’s Friday injury report, it looks like several players will miss that contest as unhealthy scratches. The list of seven inactive players this week will likely include at least…


Steelers Spin: Divisional Playoffs Rants And Ramblings

Playoffs? You kidding me? I just hope we win a game. These were the immortal words of then Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora at a press conference years ago. And although he was deflecting questions following a disappointing regular season loss for his team, his words should be the mantra…



Gilbert Set To Replace Toussaint On Steelers Kickoff Return Team

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Gilbert might just get a chance to return a few kickoffs against the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game. With running back Fitzgerald Toussaint currently still in concussion protocol, Gilbert reportedly said Thursday that he’ll be on the kickoff return team along with…