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Mike Adams, Max Starks, Marcus Gilbert
Mike Adams: 80%
As long as Adams is as advertised, I think he will be the starting left tackle in Pittsburgh. He's young, athletic and technically sound. He needs a little polishing as any rookie will, but he has a chance to be a special player and to help solidify the Pittsburgh line.
The only trick with Adams is that he's a rookie and rookies don't usually get starting jobs at the most important position along the offensive line. In this case, however, Adams is much better than most people outside of Pittsburgh and alma mater Ohio State probably believe.
Max Starks: 15%
Anyone reading into the team's bringing back of it's former left tackle is probably a little bit off base. Starks is a quality depth option, but he's still recovering from a late-season injury and isn't someone who seems likely to be ready for the start of the year.
I won't write him off because he's been too solid and he has a good relationship with the team and their offensive personnel, but I think this move was solely to improve depth. The Steelers suffered heavily last season on the injury front and having a former starter behind a rookie is going to be valuable.
Marcus Gilbert: 5%
Why so low? It's simple. This is low because Gilbert is going to be the team's starting right tackle unless something completely shocking happens in camp. He's in this competition simply because he's the team's best option besides Adams at left tackle.
Gilbert should be even better in his second season and he could play at a Pro Bowl level as long as he continues to progress. He's best suited for the right side and should continue to help the team's run game with good blocking along the edge.