The Patriots are in a position to benefit from help at the line-backing level with Kyle Van Noy dealing injury and Dont'a Hightower sidelined for the season.
"We make the decisions we feel give us the very best chance to win", Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday when asked why the team didn't release a different player to make room for Gilbert.
To make room on their roster, the Patriots released linebacker Trevor Reilly.
The 80.5 sacks from Harrison in Pittsburgh are the most in franchise history.
The Steelers and Patriots each secured a bye through to the divisional round, though New England can clinch home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with a win over the Jets in its regular season finale Sunday.
The Patriots defeated the Steelers 27-24 in Week 15.
David's hosts annual Christmas Carol service
FOSTORIA - West Independence United Methodist Church , 22876 USA 224, Fostoria, will host two special Christmas Eve services . Atmore First Asssembly of God Church will hold an 11 a.m. service of Christmas Eve and a Candlelight Service at 5 p.m.
Bus accident in Rajasthan kills 33
The bus was traveling from Hindaun in eastern Rajasthan to a Hindu temple in Sawai Madhopur, according to state media. However, Verma rebuffed the allegations, saying driver was not a minor.
Elon Musk Really is Sending a Roadster to the Red Planet
For anyone that still thought that Musk was joking, he put those thoughts to rest today with a few images posted to Instagram . But if Musk has left any room for doubt, it is now gone with a striking photo he posted to Instagram on Friday afternoon.
Kane equals Shearer's Premier League record
Speaking to BBC Sport , Pochettino said: " It was so important to us to perform how we did, to recover our feeling and level ". The team today fought, it was a massive battle, Burnley are doing a fantastic season, for me it is an incredible performance.
Tax bill a shameful sellout
Reports also showed that the bill is less likely to help average Americans and the rich are said to be the real winners. Trump tweeted that he'll sign the law in the Oval Office before jetting off to his Florida estate for Christmas.