Chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers winning the AFC North

Last season the AFC North was one of the weaker divisions in the NFL as only the winner of the division reached the playoffs. The Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs for the second straight year after finishing the season 8-8. The Steelers had AFC North company while watching the post season from home as the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns missed the playoffs as well. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Offer Little Guarantees To Their Incoming Free Agents

In stark contrast to recent offseasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have already handed out new contracts to seven different free agents coming from other teams over the course of the past month since the start of free agency. In the process, they have handed out close to $40 million, with only Mike Mitchell’s contract extending beyond […] Steelers Offer Little Guarantees To Their...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Mike Mitchell

The Steelers made a rare foray into free agency this week, signing safety Mike Mitchell away from the Carolina Panthers to the tune of 5 years, $25 million. Mitchell was described as "feisty" and "hard-hitting" by Panthers blog Cat Scratch Reader (sweet blog name) and will slot in next to Troy Polamalu next year. I was under the assumption that you don't trade...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Thoughts on Moats and Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have quietly made significant moves during free agency. To date the team’s most notable signings are former Carolina Panthers’ safety Mike Mitchell and former Buffalo Bills’ linebacker Arthur Moats. The Steelers signed Mitchell to five-year deal worth $25 million. Mitchell was brought in to fill the void left by  safety Ryan Clark who was released....
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign S Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell was a 2nd round pick of the Raiders in 2009 based on his freakish athleticism (4.39 40 at 6-1 216), but he never really put it together in Oakland, playing an average of 394 snaps per season, maxing out at 508 snaps, and grading out below average on Pro Football Focus in each of his last 3 seasons. He only played 334 snaps in 2012, his contract year, as a reserve and...
Via The Football Fan Spot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS Sports Draftnik Pat Kirwan Has Minnesota DT Ra’shede Hageman For The Steelers In Latest Mock Draft

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free agent safety Mike Mitchell, we're starting to see the major media draftniks slot a few different players in the 15th overall selection of their first-round mocks of the 2014 NFL Draft. On Friday, Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports released his newest mock draft and he has Minnesota defensive tackle Ra'shede Hageman being selected by...
Via Steelers Depot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New Steelers S Mike Mitchell Believes He Was A Pro Bowl Snub Last Season

New Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell said he hopes to under-promise and over-deliver for his new team in a recent interview on Ohio University radio station WOUB. Mitchell, who recorded 66 total tackles, three and a half sacks and four interceptions in 2013, is also coming to Pittsburgh carrying a bit of a chip on his shoulder heading into this season, because he believes...
Via Steelers Depot
28 days ago  |  Discuss

New Steelers S Mike Mitchell Chimes In On Recent Arrest Of Colts Owner Jim Irsay

Much like the player he's been signed to replace, new Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell certainly isn't one to hold his tongue when it comes to the league and how they handle discipline of players. On Monday, Mitchell has already chimed in on the recent arrest of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for driving under the influence and being in possession of a controlled...
Via Steelers Depot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears, Eagles, Broncos & Falcons Showing Interest In S Mike Mitchell

  Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that Panthers’ free agent S Mike Mitchell is drawing interest from the Bears, Eagles, Broncos and Falcons. It appears as though Mitchell already as a very solid market developing for his services. All four of these teams were expected to target mid-level options at the safety position, rather than top-tier guys like Jairus Byrd...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Mitchell: The Line Between Fame and Failure

Mike Mitchell’s journey to the NFL has not exactly been the path of least resistance. The strong safety from Ohio University put up some impressive numbers in college including 212 total tackles, 7 interceptions, and 4 forced fumbles. However, like many that come from a lower tier college, Mitchell was met with a lot of doubt because of the level of competition he played against...
Via Raiders Blog
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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