But the fourth-year pro is once again in a supporting role heading into Sunday’s Super Bowl against the
Smith, who played at USC, told Dave Boling of The News Tribune that all was well.
"The season's been good; we're in the Super Bowl and I'm blessed to be here," he told Boling during Tuesday's media day.
In last season’s Super Bowl, Smith made nine tackles, recovered a fumble and returned an interception 69 yards for a touchdown in the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory at
This season, he started five games but has played mainly on special teams and as a reserve. He has 38 tackles and two forced fumbles.
Smith and his brother Steve, who played receiver at USC and won a Super Bowl with the
Malcolm Smith said he gave the truck he won as last year's Super Bowl MVP to his mother, Audrey.