Alan Faneca

Arizona Cardinals #66 -

  • Born: 12/07/76
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 316

No poison pills allowed

The NFL didn't take too kindly to a back-and-forth battle between the Vikings and Seahawks in 2006 in which the "poison pill" concept first took root. The controversial moves from both teams sparked a move to eliminate such negotiating tactics.

Alan Faneca isn't walking through that door

Pittsburgh's offensive line faced a battle-tested and experienced defensive unit in the Chicago Bears in Week 3. The Bears didn't just instantly turn into one of the best all-around front 7 groups in football. They improved together.

Dawson named to Madden All 25 Team

Hall of Fame center Dermontti Dawson was announced as the starting center of the all-time Madden team that will be usable in the upcoming edition of the football video game series, Madden 25.

Conditioning drills unfairly single out "big men"

NFL scouts and coaches expect certain positions, including those in the trenches, to be manned by exceptionally sized athletes. However, when a player struggles with conditioning drills, his work ethic often gets all into question.

'Better than advertised' Cooper to 1st team

His holdout will not send him to the bench.

Faneca honorary chairman of epilepsy fundraiser

Perhaps the best offensive guard in Steelers history, Alan Faneca played his Hall of Fame career with epilepsy, and while he's not battling defensive linemen anymore, he is still fighting to spread awareness of the condition.

Jonathan Cooper: Top 10 lineman?

When is he projected to reach that level?

Mile High Report Ranks Cardinals 29th in NFL

Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keims wondering why Tim Lynch ranked the Arizona Cardinals so low.

Clark's 'culture of money' comment half the story

Steelers safety Ryan Clark is doing a media tour this week, and most recently, he made comments regarding this being a culture of money. Maybe it's not just money, maybe fame and attention have something to do with it as well.

Alan Faneca has lost 100 pounds since retirement

Cutting out the bulk he ate to add during his playing days, former Steelers OG Alan Faneca has lost nearly 100 pounds since he retired in 2011.

3/7 Bird Droppings: Training camp talk, Arians, QB

A Thursday morning Cardinals and NFL roundup just for you.

Cardinals hiring another former Steelers coach

Evidently the Cardinals are not shying away from their nickname of Steelers-West, as their coaching staff consumes yet another former Pittsburgh coach.

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