Pittsburgh Steelers: Ouch! Replacing Max Starks No Easy Task

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Ouch! Replacing Max Starks No Easy Task
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Replacing any injured starter is never easy for an NFL team. Replacing a left tackle adequately isn't simply never easy; it's rarely possible.

If you don't know how important the left tackle position is in the NFL, look up the video footage of Joe Theismann's leg-breaking, career-ending sack in 1985.

With Max Starks out the remainder of the season after being placed on injured reserve today, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to search both within the organization and outside to come up with a solution so that Ben Roethlisberger doesn't end up like Theismann.

Here's a quick look at what options they have.

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