22-Year-Old Cornerback – Cleveland Browns
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Gilbert will compete with the likes of Buster Skrine and Leon McFadden to earn the starting cornerback job opposite Pro-Bowler Joe Haden in 2014. The rookie has demonstrated a nose for the football in...
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 4
Justin Gilbert Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $12.63 million deal with the Browns in May of 2014.
Gilbert is "likely" to lock down the starting cornerback job opposite Joe Haden, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Justin Gilbert: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Gilbert didn't play in the Browns preseason opener, but is expected to take the field for their second exhibition tilt Monday against the Redskins. The rookie will continue his quest to earn a starting cornerback job over Buster Skrine, and some live game action should provide him an opportunity to showcase his skill set.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Gilbert sat out Cleveland's opening preseason contest with a lingering groin issue, but will return to the fold to gain playing experience come Monday's second exhibition outing. Currently entrenched in a position battle for the Browns' No. 2 cornerback job with Buster Skrine, Gilbert figures to work with Cleveland's second-team defense for the time being. However, judging from positive reviews out of training camp, as well as the Browns' spending this year's eighth overall pick on Gilbert, it wouldn't be surprising if the rookie eventually beat out Skrine to start opposite Pro Bowler Joe Haden this season.
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