New York Jets
Name  Alan Faneca
Born  12/7/1976
Height  6-5
Weight  316
College  L-S-U
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, via Twitter, that the Cardinals have signed Faneca to a one-year, $2.5 million deal.
Insight: Faneca rejoins Ken Whisenhunt and Russ Grimm in Arizona. The Cardinals' now have a glut of guards, though Faneca has to be considered the favorite to start at left guard. (
4/27/2010 11:45:00 AM
Description: reports Bears' GM Jerry Angelo said Faneca is on the team's radar.
Insight: Faneca was released by the Jets last weekend, and could be a good fit at left guard for Chicago. Houston and Arizona also reportedly have interest in him. (
4/26/2010 4:16:00 PM
Description: Darren Urban of AZ reports the Cardinals will reach out to Faneca, who was recently released by the Jets.
Insight: Faneca has ties to Cardinals' head coach Ken Whisenhunt and offensive line coach Russ Grimm from their days togehther in Pittsburgh, so there could be a fit in Arizona. A lot may depend on Faneca's salary expectations if the Cardinals are interested. (
4/25/2010 7:48:00 PM
Description: Director of football operations Kevin Colbert confirmed that the Steelers aren't interested in bringing back free agent OG Alan Faneca.
Insight: Some reunions aren't meant to be. Faneca will eventually find a spot, though at a greatly reduced price. (
4/24/2010 4:43:00 PM
Description: The Jets have reportedly released LG Alan Faneca.
Insight: The Jets drafted his replacement, Vlad Ducasse, in the second round. Faneca should catch on somewhere else at a reduced price. (
4/21/2010 7:37:00 PM
Description: Beat writer Rich Cimini, now writing for, reports the Jets have been "quietly shopping" LG Alan Faneca for weeks.
Insight: Ok, so now two major sources are reporting this, so it must have legs. Faneca is still not a great bet to fetch all that much in a trade, though. (
4/20/2010 8:07:00 PM
Description: The Jets have reportedly put LG Alan Faneca on the trade block
Insight: Faneca has been living off his reputation for the past year and he could end up being released without causing too much disruption to the Jets offense. (