Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 5/24/13
After tearing his ACL in the loss to the Denver Broncos in the 2011 playoffs, Max Starks came back and played every snap for the Steelers at left tackle in 2012. Even though Starks has been a more than solid tackle for the Steelers in his career, the team decided that it would move on with Marcus Gilbert and Mike Adams at the tackle positions. The Steelers made an attempt to bring Starks back but the veteran tackle still viewed himself as a starter and the team would not give him that opportunity. That being said, there had been little interest in Starks for most of the offseason and there was hope from Steelers’ fans that the team would be able to re-sign him at some point. Those hopes were shot down on Tuesday, May 21, when according to Bill Williamson of the Associated Press via ESPN.com, Starks signed a one year deal with the San Diego Chargers. The Steelers tried to get rid of Starks before and even went into the 2011 regular season with Jonathan Scott as the starting left ta...
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