Cardinals injury report: RT Marcus Gilbert ruled OUT It's Week 1 of the regular season and that means for the most part teams begin the season relatively healthy. Probably a good thing in the long run if Jones gets on the field ASAP. When it was announced the Arizona Cardinals traded for Marcus Gilbert in March, the caveat was always heavy. Hopefully the details of this decision will be revealed down the road… Gilbert has a long time relationship with coach Kug’s and this decision could not have come lightly. Gilbert was traded to the Cardinals by the Steelers last year, but he missed the year after going on injured reserve in September with a knee problem. This will be their opportunity to solidify their position as the starter for years to come. All Rights Reserved. Register now! Why timing was right for Dolphins to start Tua. There might be some lingering past physical injuries that have just not healed they way everyone would like or circumstances that would make one more vulnerable to the virus? Last week, the Arizona Cardinals put Gilbert on the injury report with a knee issue. 6:48 pm ET, Cardinals' Marcus Gilbert: Opts out of 2020 campaign, Cardinals' Marcus Gilbert: Shifts to NFI list, Cardinals' Marcus Gilbert: Back with Cards, Cardinals' Marcus Gilbert: On track for training camp, Cardinals' Marcus Gilbert: Dealing with ACL tear. You must be logged in to leave a comment. When it was announced the Arizona Cardinals traded for Marcus Gilbert in March, the caveat was always heavy. Said Ben ran into him and that is what sent him to ground — Joe Rutter (@tribjoerutter) August 14, 2018 Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Gilbert is opting out of playing this season. With Gilbert out of the picture, third-round pick Josh Jones may get a chance to start right off the bat. Not a member? He was set to make a base salary of $1.015 million this season and his contract will toll to next year. Walter: Good solid RT when healthy—-but has only played in … Four highly-paid players that must play better for the Cardinals with a brutal schedule ahead, Kyler Murray Week 5 NFC Offensive Player of the Week, Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals options for Chandler Jones, defense getting key stops, Chase Edmonds continues to produce and more, Arizona Cardinals officially sign Prince Amukamara to practice squad. Get the latest Marcus Gilbert news, photos, rankings, lists and more on Bleacher Report. With Gilbert on IR, he is eligible to come back in eight weeks, so maybe game nine, but he has struggled to stay healthy the last several seasons. Cardinals' Marcus Gilbert: Absence extends. Now, it is Justin Murray and Jordan Mills to man the right tackle position and hopefully continue to play well. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: fantasynews | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | When Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury spoke to reporters on a Tuesday video conference, he said he expected prospective right tackle Marcus Gilbert to be activated from the non-football illness list soon. But how much do we really know about this team after these six games? Like most steroid users who get caught and have to stop, Marcus Gilbert could never shake the injury bug afterwards. I can’t even bash Athletes for opting out simply because it doesn’t matter if they play or not , it won’t make a difference to anyone because their occupation is in fact disposable , it affects the running of America not one bit . It's still unclear how long he'll be sidelined for, but Justin Murray started at right tackle in his place last week, and will be the favorite to do so again for Week 2. Justin Murray would be another option for Arizona. By RotoWire Staff ... suggesting there is cause for concern regarding the injury. Latest on OT Marcus Gilbert including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on NFL.com . . However, he is ready to return. Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 13 Sunday games. Can’t wait to see what Keim does with the upcoming Patrick Peterson contract–a very similar situation. Who is to blame for Cowboys disappointing start? Gilbert has been out with a knee injury since the bye week, and he has not practice since the building to the Week Nine Thursday Night game against … Marcus Gilbert. Good solid RT when healthy—-but has only played in 12 games the past two seasons, due this past season to a knee injury and a suspension in 2017. 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Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert has not played since he injured his ankle in Week 4 against the Kansas City Chiefs . Gilbert was unable to suit up in the season opener against Detroit either, suggesting there is cause for concern regarding the injury.