Posts Tagged ‘Alan Faneca’

A weighty decision

It seems that a temporary truce has been called in the back-and-forth between the Arizona Cardinals and guard Deuce Lutui over his weight, with the team announcing that Lutui will start Sunday’s season opener against the St. Louis Rams.

Attitude of Jets is a direct influence of Ryan

I can understand the love affair between Rex Ryan and his players, but he is not affraid to work them hard.

Roundup: Russell among the all-time draft busts

With JaMarcus Russell’s release from the Raiders seemingly imminent, it might be time to count him among the all-time busts in NFL history.

Lombardi: Chargers could look to deal Merriman

NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi, appearing on Monday’s Total Access, told Fran Charles that the Chargers could be interested in dealing LB Shawne Merriman.

Jets release Pro Bowl guard Faneca

The Jets released Alan Faneca and already informed the Pro Bowl guard of the move, according to a league source.

Vikings lead way with eight Pro Bowlers

Taking a look through the 2010 Pro Bowl rosters for the AFC and NFC, here are a few interesting distinctions. The list starts with the Minnesota Vikings, who lead the way with eight Pro Bowl representatives.

Jets’ O-line boosted with Faneca, Hunter active

Fill-in QB Kellen Clemens received some good news before Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers when the Jets kept G Alan Faneca and OT Wayne Hunter active despite undisclosed illnesses. Faneca and Hunter had been listed as questionable.

Jets’ Faneca has surgery on broken finger

Mark Sanchez will get the start in the Jets’ second preseason game, but the rookie QB will be without a key veteran blocker.

Jets to start Sanchez against Ravens

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan announced that rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez will get the start in the team’s second preseason game — an Aug. 24 matchup with Ryan’s former team, the Baltimore Ravens.

New attitude permeates Ryan’s first Jets camp

Pat Kirwan attended Jets training camp and made some observations about coach Rex Ryan and the QB competition between Kellen Clemens and Mark Sanchez.

Ryan has already had impact on Jets

After spending some time around the New York Jets this week, I came away thinking about where that team is headed under Rex Ryan and his infectious attitude.

Jets’ Faneca an inspiration to those with epilepsy

Thirty-one year-old Alan Faneca last had a seizure in college, but the 6-foot-5, 307-pound Jets guard was diagnosed with epilepsy as a freshman in high school. Since then, he’s worked with the Epilepsy Foundation to raise awareness and money for research into the neurological disorder.

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