Found May 09, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
Pittsburgh Steelers free agent tackle Max Starks visited with the San Diego Chargers yesterday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Veteran OT Max Starks is visiting the #Chargers today, I'm told. Still looking for a tackle after Bryant McKinnie went back to Baltimore — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 8, 2013 The Chargers are in need of a tackle, and they’ve already hosted several free agents this offseason, including Bryant McKinnie, who recentlyre-signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Starks has been a left tackle for the Steelers over the past several seasons, but the team didn’t elect to bring him back after he struggled run-blocking and pass-blocking last season. Despite his immense size and decent track record with Pittsburgh, Starks hasn’t garnered any interest yet this offseason. The 31-year-old carries with him weight issues, and considering last year’s performance teams may be concerned that he’s no longer a viable option as a starting tackle. Still, the Chargers are currently poised to enter the season with King Dunlap as their starting left tackle, and the team is looking to add some competition to the mix. We’ll see soon enough if Starks is their guy. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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