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Former Steelers safety Smith retiring

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Anthony Smith, a once promising Pittsburgh Steelers safety, is retiring after playing for five teams in the past four seasons, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Saturday.

Smith was a third-round draft pick of the Steelers in 2006. In his first two seasons, he combined for 97 tackles and four interceptions.

His career went on a downslide after he unsuccessfully guaranteed a win over the New England Patriots in December 2007. The Steelers lost the game 34-13.

The 28-year-old played 76 games in six seasons, including 19 starts.
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