Steelers promote Cromartie-Smith, release Malecki

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeOctober 27, 2012


Safety Damon Cromartie-Smith was promoted off the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad.
Cromartie-Smith, who was on the team's practice squad most of last season before being promoted Dec. 8, 2011, had spent the first seven weeks of this season on the practice squad as well. He made three special teams tackles while playing in the final four regular-season games last season and Pittsburgh's playoff loss at the Denver Broncos.
Offensive lineman John Malecki was released.