Alan Faneca

Happy New 2017 League Year: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to the 2017 NFL league year. So far, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed two of their own unrestricted free agents and have had two more sign with other teams. It was painful to see linebacker Lawrence Timmons sign with the…



Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 12, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…





Ray Lewis Considering A Future In Coaching

It was not an uncommon sight during his playing career to find former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and future Hall of Famer Ray Lewis walking the sidelines of a Pro Bowl stadium. He finds himself doing that again four years into his retirement after he was asked to serve as one…


Faneca Makes Hall Of Fame Finalists, Ward Misses Cut

The 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists were announced today and one former Steelers player made it as a finalist. Alan Faneca is among the group to be debated before this year’s class is announced the day before the Super Bowl. Hines Ward was not among the finalist group,…



Film Room: Steelers Return To 1970s Football In Sunday’s Win

Run the football to death. Play Cover 2 defense. That’s were some of the basic tenets of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers’ dynasty. Franco and Rocky. Mel Blount a terror in the secondary. The names have changed and I’m not saying the Steelers are poised for another such dynasty but yesterday,…


Faneca, Ward Named Hall Of Fame Semifinalists

Some much needed good news on this sorta blah day/week/month of Pittsburgh Steelers’ news. Alan Faneca and Hines Ward have moved on to be named semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Hines Ward and Alan Faneca have been named semifinalists for the @ProFootballHOF Class of…



The Pittsburgh Steelers Top 100: 29-20

In the spirit of the offseason, Alex Kozora and I have undertaken the daunting task of ranking the top 100 Pittsburgh Steelers players in the history of the franchise. And we mean the complete history – 1933 to today. Alex and I first came up with our own lists and…


Alan Faneca To Join Steelers In Training Camp

It was fairly exciting news when we saw Alan Faneca show up with the Pittsburgh Steelers during OTAs, only to learn that he was actually serving as an intern assistant offensive line coach with Mike Munchak during the team’s spring drills through OTAs and minicamp. Minicamp just ended a couple…


Jeff Saturday Argues Pouncey As Best Player On Steelers’ Offense

Call him a little biased but ex-center turned ESPN analyst Jeff Saturday believes the best player on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense rests along their line. That player, naturally, is center Maurkice Pouncey. “This guy jumps off the tape,” Saturday said on today’s edition of NFL Live. “He literally could be…