Source: the Steelers have restructured OT Marcus Gilbert’s deal to create $3.724M in 2015 cap space.
Gilbert had a roster bonus of $3.5M & $1.15M of his base salary converted to a signing bonus. His new base salary for 2015 is $745,000.
Gilbert played college ball at the University of Florida. Gilbert was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, and was a standout lineman for the St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders high school football team. He was also a member of the Raiders basketball team and threw the shot put and discus for the Raiders track and field team.
Gilbert was drafted in the second round of the 2011 draft, and has started in 46 of 47 games as a player on the team. On August 19, 2014, Gilbert signed a five-year, $30 million contract extension with the Steelers