Alan Faneca

Several Former Steelers Nominated For Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The Modern-Era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018 were announced Tuesday night and the list includes 108 players and coaches. Included in those 108 are former Pittsburgh Steelers players Alan Faneca, Hines Ward, Greg Lloyd, Joey Porter, Gary Anderson and former coaches Bill Cowher and Buddy Parker. Faneca…


Update: Alan Faneca Still Present At Training Camp Today

Could you imagine if the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaching staff for the offensive line consisted of Mike Munchak and…Alan Faneca? No disrespect to current assistant Shaun Sarrett, whom Alex Kozora frequently mentions as somebody who doesn’t get the credit that he deserves, but to have two such stellar players orienting Pittsburgh’s…


Pittsburgh Steelers All Underrated Team: Offensive Guard

New series we’re kicking off to take us throughout the summer. We’ve written about the best players in franchise history and the most underrated on the current edition but we’ve never gone through the list of most underrated position-by-position. Not the best ones to ever wear a Pittsburgh Steelers’ uniform but ones…




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,…