James Starks to visit Steelers

Green Bay Packers veteran free agent running back James Starks is scheduled to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

He rushed for 493 yards and three touchdowns last season while backing up NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year running back Eddie Lacy.

Starks is a 6-foot-2, 218-pound power back who averaged 5.5 yards per carry last season.

For his career, Starks has rushed for 1,427 yards on 322 carries with five touchdowns.

The Steelers could use a backup behind LeVeon Bell.

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