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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Steelers have traded offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert.
NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported the team traded Gilbert to the Arizona Cardinals.
“Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert traded to the Cardinals, per source.”
Schefter says the trade will give the Steelers a late 6th round pick.
Gilbert played in only five games in 2018 due to injury and he had only appeared in 12 games over the last two seasons because of a PED suspension and injury. The 31-year-old has played nine seasons with the Steelers, who drafted him 63rd overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. He has played in 88 career games.
Gilbert tweeted Friday morning that he is ready to move on.
“Next chapter 🙏🏾😎”
NFL free agency opens next week on March 13th.