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Recently added Carolina Panthers OL ...
Jul 23, 2014
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Panthers signed C Fernando Velasco.
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Recently added Carolina Panthers OL ...
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Panthers sign center Fernando Velasco

Panthers sign center Fernando Velasco

Slowing building the offensive line with value. The Carolina Panthers strengthened their offensive line depth with the signing of former Pittsburgh Steelers center Fernando Velasco. The 29-year-old started 11 games last year and is expected to back up Ryan Kalil. Velasco is a Dave Gettleman guy. No, that doesn't mean he has a bevy of traits the Panthers general manager finds intriguing, nor does it mean he'll be a starter -- but he's a cheap, experienced option at center who could find himself rotating to other positions, should the need arive. He became an important part of the Steelers...

Ex-Steelers center Fernando Velasco signs with Carolina Panthers

He started 12 games for the Steelers in 2014, replacing injured Maurkice Pouncey, before tearing an Achilles in Week 14. A safety blanket has been removed. Ex-Steelers center Fernando Velasco signed a free agent contract with the Carolina Panthers, eliminating the possibility of a return to Pittsburgh. Velasco ruptured an Achilles during the team's Week 14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens - 12 games after the Steelers signed him to replace Maurkice Pouncey, who was lost in the team's Week 1 loss to Tennessee. The Steelers suffered through one of their worst rushing seasons in the modern era,...

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