Posted August 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
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For four seasons now, Fernando Velasco has been looking for an opportunity. The undrafted free agent first came to the Titans in 2008 and promptly got injured at the start of his first training camp. Since that time, he spent nearly two years on the practice squad and last year as a backup guard and center. But now, Velasco is finally getting a chance to be considered for a starting role, primarily at right guard. The main competition for Velasco is Leroy Harris, a two-year starter at left guard, who is trying to stay in the lineup by moving over to the right side after the Titans signed seven-time Pro Bowl selection Steve Hutchinson as a free agent. ''For a guy like me, it's fine. As athletes, that's all we want to do is have a chance to compete. That's the fun part about it is getting a chance to compete,'' said Velasco, who played both center and guard at the University of Georgia. The Titans (No. 21 in the AP Pro32) have said that Velasco might also find himself in the cent...
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