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Cardinals agree on 1-year deal with LG Alan Faneca

The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms with free-agent left guard Alan Faneca on a one-year contract Tuesday, three days after he was cut by the New York Jets.Faneca, who played the past two seasons for the Jets, rejoins Arizona head coach Ken Whisenhunt and offensive line coach Russ Grimm, both former Steelers assistants. Grimm was the nine-time Pro Bowl selection's position coach from 2001-06 in Pittsburgh."It's a great situation for me with a group of coaches I'm familiar with, especially to be back with Russ again," Faneca said in an e-mail to The Associated Press.Arizona did not release financial terms."We're obviously familiar with him from our time together in Pittsburgh, but we've also seen a lot of tape of him from the last two years with the Jets," Whisenhunt said, "and he's still the same tough, physical player who does a good job pulling and getting to the next level."The 33-year-old Faneca spent his first 10 NFL seasons with the Steelers, who drafted him in the first round ...

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