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Steelers Cut Rookie Free Agent CB Mark Gilbert

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have released rookie free agent cornerback Mark Gilbert as part of the team’s final cuts to get down to a 53-man roster.

Gilbert joined the team as an undrafted free agent out of Duke on May 1. He spent nearly the entirety of training camp as the Steelers’ third-team outside cornerback, working behind starters Joe Haden and Cam Sutton and backups Justin Layne and James Pierre.

In four preseason games this summer, Gilbert had four tackles and two passes defended.

Gilbert is the nephew of Aliquippa great and former NFL defensive tackle Sean Gilbert and the cousin of former NFL cornerback Darrelle Revis.

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Gilbert was among 14 players removed from the active roster on Tuesday as the Steelers cut down to the NFL-mandated 53-man limit before the 4 p.m. deadline.

The Steelers also cut guard Rashaad Coward, running back Trey Edmunds, guard B.J. Finney, tackle Chaz Green, tackle John Leglue, outside linebacker Cassius Marsh, cornerback Arthur Maulet, tight end Kevin Raderoutside linebacker Quincy Rocherunning back Jaylen Samuels, safety Donovan Stiner, and wide receiver Cody White.

Additionally, quarterback Josh Dobbs was placed on injured reserve.

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