While Cleveland did move on from Gilbert after the 2015 National Football League season, he will be forever associated with the Browns' other first-round bust from that draft in quarterback Johnny Manziel.
Gilbert has struggled to make an impact in the NFL since the Browns selected him eighth overall in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Gilbert has been suspended for a year by the NFL.
Cleveland had two first-round picks in 2014 and completely blew both of them.
The suspension would start after a team would sign Gilbert.
The first rookie in 25 years to be named the Browns' Offensive Player of the Year in 1978, Ozzie earned all-pro honors in his second season in 1979, and again in 1984.He was a problem in the locker room that season, then missed time in 2015 after suffering a concussion, and Cleveland traded Gilbert to Pittsburgh prior to last season. He recorded three tackles in minimal action and was released in February. Gilbert has totaled 42 tackles, 1 interception and 9 passes defended in 35 career games.
It now looks like Gilbert will have to sit out the entire 2017 season.