Alan Faneca

Steeler Alan Faneca’s Call From Canton Must Wait Another Year

While the Pittsburgh Steelers faithful are celebrating the Hall of Fame induction of one of their own after former outside linebacker Kevin Greene was named as a member of the Class of 2016, another is left waiting, as former guard Alan Faneca failed to make the top 10 finalists in…




Bill Cowher Advocates For Alan Faneca HOF Induction

Sure, he may be a little biased. But it doesn’t mean Bill Cowher is wrong. Speaking to Teresa Varley of Steelers.com, Cowher believes Alan Faneca should get into the Hall of Fame on his first try. Faneca was named a Hall of Fame finalist on January 7th, one of 15…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


David DeCastro Enjoying First Career Pro Bowl Honor

I wrote fairly negatively about the Pro Bowl yesterday, or at least the diluted pageant show that it has gradually become over the years, but the truth is that, to many players, it does really mean something. And I’m not talking about economic factors, hitting incentive escalators in contract or…


Alan Faneca Named Hall Of Fame Finalist

In his first year on the ballot, Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive guard Alan Faneca has been named one of 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class of 2016. The Pro Football Hall Of Fame announced their list of 15, the final list until the final ballots are cast…



Alan Faneca, Kevin Greene Named HOF Semifinalists

Two Pittsburgh Steelers have made the cut on the Pro Football Hall Of Fame’s semifinalist list. The original list of 108 has been whittled down to 25 with guard Alan Faneca and outside linebacker Kevin Greene included. Faneca is in his first year on the ballot, made seven Pro Bowls…


DeCastro Given Appropriate Credit On Game’s Final Play

Playing on the offensive line isn’t a job most people would willingly sign up for. Go unnoticed when you succeed, picked on when you fail. It’s a blue-collar life. No one is a left guard in Madden’s Be A Pro. So it’s nice to hear praise dished out to one….


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Four

With a quarter of the NFL year in the books and with their quarterback limited to Terrible Towel waiving, the Pittsburgh Steelers grade at a C- through the first four games of the 2015 season. After sending Josh Scobee off to foreign pastures with a sack of Pittsburgh cash and…


Alan Faneca Nominated For 2016 Hall of Fame Class

Though it comes as no surprise, former Pittsburgh Steelers’ guard Alan Faneca has been named as one of 108 modern era nominees for the 2016 Hall of Fame Class. Faneca, in his first year on the ballot, joins 18 other offensive line to make the initial list. Other notable offensive…



Bettis Thinks Faneca Deserves To Be In The Hall Of Fame Next Year

Soon-to-be Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis is gearing up to join the all-time greats in Canton next month. While he is finally receiving the recognition he deserves after failing to make the Hall of Fame twice previously, Bettis is not letting this special moment center all around him. During…


Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Guard

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…