Cleveland Browns Trade Cornerback To Steelers

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Cleveland Browns player will be joining the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Steelers announced Saturday afternoon that the Browns had traded cornerback Justin Gilbert in exchange for a 2018 sixth-round pick. Gilbert will wear number 24.

The Steelers released the following players:

  • wide receivers Demarcus Ayers, Cobi Hamilton and Marcus Tucker
  • running backs Brandon Brown-Dukes and Cameron Stingily
  • offensive linemen Shahbaz Ahmed, Antoine Everett, Matt Feiler and Wade Hansen
  • defensive linemen Lavon Hooks, Caushaud Lyons and Johnny Maxey
  • cornerbacks Montell Garner, Doran Grant, Al-Hajj Shabazz and Donald Washington
  • linebackers Travis Feeney, Steven Johnson and Jermauria Rasco
  • quarterback Bryn Renner
  • safety Ray Vinopal

The Steelers also waived/injured tight end Paul Lang, and running back Le’Veon Bell will be placed on the reserve/suspended by commissioner list at 4 p.m.

Their roster is now down to 53 players prior to the NFL deadline Saturday at 4 p.m.

The first regular season game will take place Monday, Sept. 12 at 7:10 p.m. when the Steelers take on the Washington Redskins.

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