Fernando Velasco

Pittsburgh Steelers #61 -

  • Born: 02/22/85
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 312

Is Velasco done in Pittsburgh?

The Steelers fill-in center for most of the 2013 season is continuing to rehab from a torn Achilles tendon, and may not be ready yet.

Wallace vs. Velasco

The Steelers will have a few bucks available for their own pending free agents, and while neither Fernando Velasco nor Cody Wallace appear likely to draw much interest early in free agency, the Steelers can afford at least one. It should be Wallace

2014 Steelers Roster Projections: Centers

The return of Maurkice Pouncey is imminent after a successful surgery to repair a torn ACL. The question for this group is who they'll keep to back him up.

It's a big week for the Other Wallace

The veteran offensive linemen is expected to start at center for the Steelers in their Week 14 game against the Miami Dolphins. He'll be the third starting center this year, and the fourth one to snap the ball to Ben Roethlisberger.

Steelers place Velasco on IR, cut Van Dyke

Steelers end the season of their second starting center this year, and cut DeMarcus Van Dyke. They signed OT Rashad Butler and C Eric Olsen

Steelers place Fernando Velasco on injured reserve

The Steelers have lost another starting center.

AFC Playoff picture: It isn't over for Pittsburgh

The Steelers didn't help their cause in competing for the AFC's final wild card spot, but it isn't over, either.

Steelers vs. Browns second half open thread

The Steelers have taken physical control over the game, and are leading host Cleveland 13-3 at halftime.

Key matchups: Velasco vs. Taylor

If the Steelers are to have any success on the ground against the Cleveland Browns, Fernando Velasco will have to win his 1-on-1 against Browns NT Phil Taylor - which isn't an easy battle to win.

Five Good Questions with Steelers blogger

It's time again to speak with a blogger for the Raiders next opponent.

Evaluating the Steelers new starters in Week 2

Kion Wilson and Jarvis Jones got their first starts of the season in Monday's loss to the Cincinnati Begnals. A first-reaction analysis suggests it looked like they were starting for the first time. Fernando Velasco, on the other hand, played a solid

Kirby Wilson disappointed in RBs in Week 1

Upgrades have been made to the Steelers' pass protection, including moving Kelvin Beachum from center to tight end and the re-signing of running back Jonathan Dwyer.

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