Steelers promote LB McFadden

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The Steelers promoted LB Marshall McFadden to the active roster and placed LB Chris Carter on injured reserve.

McFadden has spent the first 10 weeks of the season on Pittsburgh's practice squad. He originally signed with the team on Jan. 18, 2012.

Carter played in eight games with three starts and had eight tackles and one pass defensed. He suffered a season-ending abdominal injury.