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Dolphins' new D-tackle Mitchell primed for new role

BY SEAN DONOVANFor the first time in four-plus seasons, the interior of the Miami Dolphins' defensive line won't feature the indomitable Paul Soliai, who left for more lucrative waters this offseason.The guy they pegged to replace him will be seeing some significant changes himself in 2014.Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, whom Miami signed to a four-year, $16 million contract...
Via AFC East Daily
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Thoughts on 2014 Miami Dolphins Free Agency as of March 22nd

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Moments after the 2014 period began the Dolphins signed what should amount to their biggest addition of the year in Brandon Albert. He’ll hopefully man the LT position for at least 2-3 seasons, of his 5 year 47 million dollar contract. Kudu’s to Hickey, and Philbin for getting their man. – Grade A+ They overpaid, but had little choice. I won’t...
Via TopSportsReport
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Earl Mitchell excited about move to Miami, switch to Dolphins' 4-3 scheme

DAVIE, Fla. -- Earl Mitchell got rich by playing nose tackle in a 3-4 defense. He now hopes to win a Super Bowl in the Miami Dolphins' 4-3 scheme. ''I definitely want to be part of a 4-3 team,'' Mitchell said Wednesday afternoon. ''I think it'll definitely give me the opportunity to showcase my skill ... where I can be able to make more plays and be...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Earl Mitchell Will Have a New Team in 2014

According to ESPN’s Tania Ganguli, Houston Texans defensive end and soon to be free agent defensive tackle Earl Mitchell will be headed to a new team in 2014. Mitchell was drafted by the Texans in 2010 in the 3rd round (81st overall) out of Arizona. The Houston native and North Shore alum returned to his home city to appear in 63 game for the Texans in four seasons. He totaled...
Via State of the Texans
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears could show interest in free agent NT Earl Mitchell

The Chicago Bears could be looking to bolster their defensive line by adding Houston Texans nose tackle Earl Mitchell. According to Chicago Tribune Bears beat writer Brad Briggs, Mitchell could be another option on the defensive line aside from Henry Melton. Of course the Bears’ interest in Mitchell, or potential interest, would be dependent on the situation with Melton. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans’ DT Earl Mitchell Could Be An Option For The Bears In Free Agency

  According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Texans’ impending free agent DT Earl Mitchell could be an option for the Bears in free agency. Biggs adds that re-signing Henry Melton could still be an option for the Bears as well. Former Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik mentioned as Mitchell as a free agent who could end up being a ”good value” this offseason. Mitchell...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Earl Mitchell’s Value Rising on the Open Market

2 free agent names generating better-than-expected interest: Rams OL Rodger Saffold, being looked at as a guard, & #Texans NT Earl Mitchell — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 23, 2014 Houston Texans defensive lineman and soon to be free agent Earl Mitchell has started to gain some looks on the open market. Mitchell who was drafted by the Texans in 2010 in the 3rd round ...
Via State of the Texans
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Earl Mitchell Named Texans Whataburger Community Player of the Year

Houston Texans defensive tackle Earl Mitchell has been named 2014 Whataburger community player of the year for the Houston Texans. He was voted for the award for his work around the city of Houston and the community. Mitchell even had some fun being named 2014 Community Player of the Year.   As Whatabuger community player of the year I have a few request… — EMFM™ (@EarlMitchell92...
Via State of the Texans
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans NT Earl Mitchell Could Be In For A Better Than Expected FA Market

Former Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik mentioned that Texans NT Earl Mitchell could end up being a ”good value” in this year’s free agent market, per Adam Caplan. Caplan mentions that could be this year’s version of Ricky Jean-Francois who secured a four-year, $22 million contract that included $5.5 million guaranteed from the Colts last year. Jean-Francois wound up having...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

SOTT talks to Earl Mitchell

Nose tackle and Houston’s own Earl Mitchell came a talked to us about the upcoming season and training camp through the first week. The Texans defensive lineman answered questions about his weight gain during the off-season and talked about his sack in the playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals and what it meant to him as a Houston native.       You can follow Patrick...
Via State of the Texans
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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