Fernando Velasco signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Brian A. Westerholt

The Steelers didn't waste any time signing a replacement for Maurkice Pouncey.

Adam Caplan of Sirius/XM Radio is reporting (via CBS Sports) that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed Fernando Velasco to replace Maurkice Pouncey who was lost for the year yesterday with a torn ACL.  The Steelers are extremely lucky that Velasco is sitting out there available.  He is a quality starter in this league, and while he is not as good as Pouncey, there will not be as big of a drop off as there was with the guy they ran out there yesterday.

It makes me sad to see Velasco go to the Steelers because I really don't like them, but I am glad to see him get on a team.  He did a really nice job for this team during his time here.

More from Music City Miracles:

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Music City Miracles

You must be a member of Music City Miracles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Music City Miracles. You should read them.

Join Music City Miracles

You must be a member of Music City Miracles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Music City Miracles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker