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TRADE: Browns Trading CB Justin Gilbert To Steelers For 2018 6th-Rd Pick

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the¬†Browns trading former first-round CB Justin Gilbert to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • Ian Rapoport reports that the Browns receive a 2018 sixth-round pick from the Steelers for Gilbert.

Gilbert has been a huge disappointment since he was drafted No. 8 overall a few years ago. In fact, there was some talk that the Browns could move him to receiver at one point.

Gilbert, 24, is a former first-round pick of the Browns back in 2014. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year, $12.83 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $786,682 in 2016. The contract also includes a fifth-year option.

In 2015, Gilbert appeared in nine games for the Browns and recorded 10 tackles, no interceptions and one pass defense.