Steelers could re-sign Fernando Velasco

After the Pittsburgh Steelers watched starting center Maurkice Pouncey go down to a torn ACL early in the 2013 season opener, they turned to Fernando Velasco to fill in. Velasco started 11 games before suffering an Achilles injury that ended his season, but he had a strong performance when healthy. Because of his injury, Velasco has received very little interest on the open market...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Still Expected To Re-sign C/G Fernando Velasco Later In The Summer

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already re-signed unrestricted free agent offensive linemen Cody Wallace and Guy Whimper since the start of the new league year and despite those moves, one beat writer still expects another will be re-signed before the start of training camp. According to Monday report by Jim Wexell of Steel City Insiders, the Steelers are expected to re-sign center...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers End Of Season Player Exit Meetings – C Fernando Velasco

By Matthew Marczi End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept to grasp, and we have a pretty good feel by now of how Mike...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers place C Fernando Velasco on IR

    The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Saturday that they’ve placed center Fernando Velasco on injured reserve. We have placed C Fernando Velasco on the Reserve/Injured List due to an achilles injury and released cornerback DeMarcus Van ****. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) November 30, 2013 We have signed offensive tackle Rashad Butler and...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Velasco Has Been a Savior for the Steelers

As the story goes, when Fernando Velasco first heard from the Pittsburgh Steelers regarding his services he was in church. Seems only fitting that Velasco was in church considering the savior he has been for this football team in 2013. The fifth-year man from the University of Georgia started all 16 games last season as a member of the Tennessee Titans. Because of salary cap issues...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Velasco at Center Could Be a Game-Changer for Steelers

Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers really don’t have a lot to be excited about heading into Monday night’s game at Cincinnati when it comes to the running game. The Steelers were about as bad as they’ve ever been on the ground and while the Titans had something to do with that, much of it was self-inflicted. Saying the loss of Maurkice Pouncey wasn’t a factor wouldn’t be fair...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: New Steelers C Fernando Velasco Picking Up Playbook Quickly

It's looking more and more like new Pittsburgh Steelers center Fernando Velasco might just start Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals as the former Tennessee Titan is reportedly picking up the playbook quick. C Fernando Velasco mum on whether he will start in Cincy, but several teammates said they have never seen anyone pick up a playbook so fast — Scott Brown (@ScottBrown_ESPN...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

A Look At New Steelers C Fernando Velasco

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent center Fernando Velasco on Monday to replace injured starter Maurkice Pouncey, who was lost for the season Sunday in the opener against the Tennessee Titans. While we still don't know what the amount of the one-year deal is that Velasco signed, it appears as though the Steelers got a bargain. Velasco, who was originally signed by the...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Re-Sign Center Fernando Velasco

NFL News: The Tennessee Titans have re-signed center Fernando Velasco to a one-year, $2.023 million dollar contract for the 2013 season. Fantasy Ramifications: Velasco holds no fantasy football value. The post Tennessee Titans Re-Sign Center Fernando Velasco appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans place 2nd-round tender on OL Velasco

The Tennessee Titans have placed a second-round tender on center Fernando Velasco before the start of free agency. The Titans announced the tender Monday. If another team offers Velasco a contract, the tender allows the Titans to match the offer or receive a second-round selection in April's draft from the team signing the lineman. Velasco started 16 games for Tennessee last...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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