Found February 16, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert said back in mid January that he was told during his exit interviews with the coaches that he should prepare to move from right to left tackle next season and GM Kevin Colbert confirmed that move as a strong possibility this afternoon during his interview on 93.7 The Fan. When asked about the likelihood of Gilbert moving over to the left, Colbert replied, "Yeah, I think going into it right now and knowing that Max Starks is an unrestricted free agent, and Max did a great job for us coming back last year, but Max is also rehabbing an ACL. Only time will Read more [...]
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