Gone from the Steelers since the conclusion of the 2007 season and from the NFL since the final whistle blew in 2010, Alan Faneca is poised to at long last arrive at his final pro football destination.
Canton, Ohio, and The Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Faneca's resume, indeed, screams Hall of Fame, from his six-pack of All-Pro recognitions, to the Super Bowl he won with the Steelers in the 2005 campaign to the first-team All-Decade 2000-09 recognition bestowed upon Faneca by the very institution to which he will soon be formally enshrined.
Such honors attest to the type of player Faneca became.
But it's the moments that betray the man.
And Faneca's 10 years with the Steelers included more than enough of those.
Among the most memorable: