The San Diego Chargers have been in the market for an
offensive tackle throughout the offseason, and they finally were able to add a
veteran presence yesterday. The Chargers agreed to a one-year contract with
Pittsburgh Steelers free agent Max Starks, according to Josina Anderson of
Max Starks just added via text to me that he is going to San Diego on a , "one year deal." #Chargers
— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 21, 2013
Prior to the signing of Starks, the Chargers were poised to
enter the season with King Dunlap as their starting left tackle. Starks has a
good shot at jumping ahead of Dunlap on the team’s depth chart, while
first-round draft pick D.J. Fluker is expected to man the right side of the
Starks has spent the past five seasons with the Steelers.
While there’s a reason he went unsigned for this long, he still represents an
upgrade for the Chargers, considering the dire straits they were facing at left
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