|No. 62 Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Date of birth:May 26, 1988|
|Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|High School: Murrysville (PA) Franklin|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 298 lb (135 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2010|
|Debuted in 2012 for the Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
John Malecki (born May 26, 1988) is an American football offensive guard who is currently playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He signed with the Tennessee Titans as a undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Pittsburgh.
College career[edit | edit source]
He played college football at Pittsburgh. He was named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team. After the 2008 season, He was selected as the Pittsburgh Panthers Most Improved Offensive Player.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Tennessee Titans[edit | edit source]
Cleveland Browns[edit | edit source]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit | edit source]
On October 26, 2010, Malecki signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to join the practice squad. After spending the 2010 season on the practice squad, he was re-signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on January 4, 2011 to a futures contract.
Pittsburgh Steelers[edit | edit source]
Washington Redskins[edit | edit source]
Return to the Pittsburgh Steelers[edit | edit source]
On January 18, 2012, Malecki was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to a future contract. On August 31, 2012, he was released. On September 1, 2012, he was signed to the practice squad. On October 20, 2012, he was promoted to the active roster. On October 27, he was waived after the team promoted safety Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith to the active roster. On October 30, Malecki was re-signed to the practice squad. On November 26, 2012, he was promoted to the active roster.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Pittsburgh Panthers Profile". pittsburghpanthers.com. http://www.pittsburghpanthers.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/malecki_john00.html.
- "Titans Agree to Terms With 15 Undrafted Free Agents". titansonline.com. http://www.titansonline.com/news/article-1/Titans-Agree-to-Terms-With-15-Undrafted-Free-Agents/66b16e5d-cf31-4795-97a9-21a566f12820. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
- "John Malecki released by Titans". kffl.com. http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=661847-titans---john-malecki-released. Retrieved August 10, 2010.
- "Browns add lineman John Malecki". espn.go.com. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=5461728. Retrieved August 13, 2010,.
- "Browns sign OL John Malecki, waive TE Joel Gamble". ohio.com. http://www.ohio.com/blogs/cleveland-browns/cleveland-browns-1.270107/browns-sign-ol-john-malecki-waive-te-joel-gamble-1.271152. Retrieved August 13, 2010.
- "Browns waived Four". kffl.com. http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=666677-browns---four-waived. Retrieved August 31, 2010.
- "Bucs add Malecki and Overbay to practice squad". tampabay.com. http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/bucs/content/bucs-add-malecki-and-overbay-practice-squad. Retrieved October 26, 2010.
- "Bucs sign eight free agents to "futures" contracts". tampabay.com. http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/bucs/content/bucs-sign-eight-free-agents-futures-contracts. Retrieved January 4, 2011.
- "Former Pitt Lineman John Malecki Signs With Pittsburgh Steelers". cardiachill.com. http://www.cardiachill.com/2011/8/7/2347761/pittsburgh-steelers-free-agent-signings-john-malecki-pitt-football-nfl-draft-pittsburgh-panthers. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
- "Steelers begin roster cuts". espn.go.com. http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/44210/steelers-begin-roster-cuts. Retrieved September 2, 2011.
- "Steelers Announce Practice Squad". steelers.com. http://www.steelers.com/news/article-1/Steelers-Announce-Practice-Squad/34c728b5-7c80-49ec-a5a8-4c1ee0672b1d. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
- "Redskins Promote Hurt From Practice Squad". redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Promote-Hurt-From-Practice-Squad/ecfba542-b456-453d-9940-f077e6b36509. Retrieved October 19, 2011.
- "Redskins sign TE Byrd, OL Compas". sportsnetwork.com. http://www.sportsnetwork.com/merge/tsnform.aspx?c=sportsnetwork&page=nfl/news/newstest.aspx?id=4446022. Retrieved October 26, 2011.
- "Steelers Sign Practice Squad Players McCoy, Malecki & Bryant To Future Contracts". steelersdepot.com. http://www.steelersdepot.com/2012/01/steelers-sign-practice-squad-players-mccoy-malecki-bryant-to-future-contracts/. Retrieved January 18, 2012.
- "Steelers Reduce Roster to 53". steelers.com. http://www.steelers.com/news/article-1/Steelers-Reduce-Roster-to-53/127765de-9c94-429f-9bb2-5cc5ec93b2b9. Retrieved January 18, 2012.
- "Steelers Sign 8 Players To Practice Squad". pittsburgh.cbslocal.com. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2012/09/01/steelers-sign-8-players-to-practice-squad/. Retrieved January 18, 2012.
- "Steelers Promote John Malecki to Active Roster; Release Corbin Bryant". steelers.com. http://www.steelers.com/news/article-1/Steelers-Promote-John-Malecki-to-Active-Roster-Release-Corbin-Bryant/d0b11849-49e8-46c8-9883-6df45b9c9818. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- "Steelers safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith added to roster". kffl.com. http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=819324-steelers---damon-cromartie-smith-added-to-roster. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- "Steelers Sign Malecki & McCoy To Practice Squad, Release Bryant". steelersdepot.com. http://www.steelersdepot.com/2012/10/steelers-sign-malecki-mccoy-to-practice-squad-release-bryant/. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
- "David DeCastro activated by Pittsburgh Steelers". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000101543/article/david-decastro-activated-by-pittsburgh-steelers. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
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