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FERNANDO VELASCO RUMORS

Panthers Sign Former Steelers C Fernando Velasco

Former Pittsburgh Steelers center Fernando Velasco finally has a new home as it was announced on Wednesday that he has signed with the Carolina Panthers. Velasco, who was signed last year by the Steelers after starting center Maurkice Pouncey was lost for the season in the opener against the Tennessee Titans, started 11 straight games […] Panthers Sign Former Steelers C Fernando...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Veteran C Fernando Velasco

  According to Panthers DE Charles Johnson, veteran C Fernando Velasco has signed a contract with Carolina on Wednesday. Velasco, 29, has found much interest as a free agent, although his name came up as a speculative option for the Dolphins after they lost Mike Pouncey for the season. Last year, he signed on with the Steelers and would go on to appear in 11 games for them before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent C/G Fernando Velasco Says His Leg Is ‘Feeling Real Good’

Free agent center Fernando Velasco is back healthy again. When Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was lost eight plays into the 2013 season opener to a knee injury, Velasco was luckily still unemployed at the time and the team signed him right away. Velasco helped stabilize the Steelers line until he, too, suffered a season-ending […] Free Agent C/G Fernando Velasco Says...
Via Steelers Depot
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 13, 2014  |  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...
Via Steel City Blitz
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...
Via Steel City Blitz
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...
Via Steelers Depot
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...
Via Steelers Depot
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.
Via FF Locker Room
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...
Via Fox Sports
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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