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Former Steeler Alan Faneca Among Group Of Players Objecting To Concussion Settlement

Late last month, an arbitration settlement ruled that there would be no cap placed on the funds that the National Football League would pay to players suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy as a result of concussions sustained during their playing careers. Seven former players, including former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Alan Faneca, have now filed an […] Former Steeler...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers weekly rewind: Where’s Alan Faneca? A tribute to Big Ben and trouble out of Texas

Check out below for some of the week’s best NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers articles from cover32 and cover32/pit! Pittsburgh Steelers - What Ben Roethlisberger has always meant to the Pittsburgh Steelers. (READ) - The Jim Harbaugh saga: The cyclical nature of sports. (READ) - The Steelers haven’t had much success out of the University of Texas recently. How come? (READ) - Who is...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Alan Faneca: Where is the former Pittsburgh Steelers great now?

Alan Faneca is an all time Pittsburgh Steelers great—there’s no doubt about it. But unfortunately, he didn’t finish his career in Pittsburgh. So, where did he go? The nine-time Pro Bowler played two seasons with the New York Jets before playing his final season in 2010 with the Arizona Cardinals. Not only is Faneca one of the greatest Steelers ever, he is high on the list of...
Via cover32 - Steelers
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL Lineman Alan Faneca Drops 100 Pounds, Runs Marathon (Photo)

Former NFL offensive lineman Alan Faneca didn’t get the memo that retirement should be about kicking up your feet and relaxing. The nine-time All-Pro, who spent 13 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals, weighed in at around 300 pounds when he hung up his cleats in 2011. But now, just three years later, Faneca has dropped more than 100 pounds...
Via NESN.com
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL star Alan Faneca drops 100 pounds, runs marathon

Former Pittsburgh Steelers star offensive lineman Alan Faneca capped off his illustrious 13-year career with the New York Jets (2008-09) and Arizona Cardinals (2010) after spending his first 10 seasons in the Steel City. (Via Runners World) While many retired star players pursue broadcasting or coaching after their playing days, Faneca has opted to focus on his health.  The six...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Speaking of weight…Alan Faneca is skinny and runs marathons now

  So, today while we’re on the topic of weight and former NFL players it seems worthwhile to see a story about a player that got skinnier after leaving the NFL. The Anti-Lorenzen, so to speak. It seems former offensive guard Alan Faneca has dropped 100 pounds and is now running marathons. Talk about a transformation. It’s common with linemen. We’ve seen players such as Jeff...
Via The Sports Gag
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Alan Faneca dropped 100 lbs and is now running marathon’s in less than 4 hours

It is always amazing to see former NFL players once they retire, and the transformation of their bodies. You often see running backs and wide receivers with huge weight gains, and just the opposite for guys that played along the defensive and offensive lines. Those guys have no choice to lose weight, or they will […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Guard Alan Faneca Finished His First Marathon On Sunday

For 13 seasons, Alan Faneca provided lanes for backs to run through as a left guard, but this past Sunday, it was the former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman doing the running as he completed his first marathon. Faneca, who as you can see in the picture below that was tweeted out on Sunday, has lost more than 100 pounds since calling it career after the 2010 season. He finished...
Via Steelers Depot
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Faneca touts cause of shedding excess weight

Alan Faneca isnt missing much about his old self -- the aching joints, the Santa Claus belly, the big and tall clothing shops. But there is one memory that still haunts his thoughts. Those chocolate, peanut butter protein shakes with big scoops of peanut butter, Faneca said with mock sadness in his voice. They were about 1,000 calories each, and I used to eat three a day. I definitely...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

An Old Face Could Give The Steelers Offensive Line A New Lease Of Life

By Cian Fahey After Alan Faneca left the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008, the Steelers looked to the then 25-year-old Chris Kemoeatu to become his replacement. After a fine first year in the starting line-up, Kemoeatu received a five year deal worth $20 million. Skip ahead to the 2012 off-season and Kemoeatu's status as a Steelers starter is gone while his position on the roster...
Via Steelers Depot
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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