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Steelers activate Gilbert; release Harrison

Posted Dec 23, 2017

The Steelers have activated Marcus Gilbert and released James Harrison.

The Steelers activated offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert from the Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner List to the active roster, it was announced today.

To make room on the roster, the Steelers released linebacker James Harrison. Harrison, the team’s all-time sack leader with 80.5, originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 22, 2002. He’s started 107-of-177 regular-season games played for Pittsburgh (117-of-192 in his NFL career).

Transactions

Date Transaction
01/19/2018 Signed S Malik Golden, LB Darnell Leslie and P Matt Wile to Reserve/Future contracts.
01/16/2018 Signed CB Mike Hilton to a one-year contract extension.
01/16/2018 Signed DE Lavon Hooks, LB Keith Kelsey, WR Justin Thomas and WR Marcus Tucker to Reserve/Future contracts.