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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...
February 27, 2014 “Alan Faneca & The NFL Scouting Combine” Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and now broadcaster Craig Wolfley podcasts on news from the Steelers, the NFL and the sports world at large, with the occasional odd story thrown in. Craig and his co-host/producer Frank Murgia are often joined by current and former [...]
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...