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Kevin Colbert

Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert addressed the media at the Indianapolis combine on Thursday. With the help of the attending staff from, Jim Wexell was able to have his list of questions answered about the decision to put a transition tag on Max Starks. (Updated with Colbert's comments on assorted draft subjects.)

Could you explain why you put the transition tag on Max Starks? We wanted to be able to protect our interest in him, and we've had good talks, encouraging talks with Max, and we think he wants to stay and we think we'll be able to work out a long-term deal. But in the meantime, the transition [tag] just gives us the opportunity to make a decision and it gives him an opportunity to shop. Really... Recommended Stories