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Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell signs with the 49ers

After meetings with the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, and Denver Broncos, free agent defensive tackle Earl Mitchell has signed with the 49ers on a four-year, $16 million deal, with $5.5 million guaranteed in 2017. Last week, Mitchell was released by the Miami Dolphins as a cap casualty. New 49ers GM John Lynch seems pretty stoked about the signing. "As...
Via Field Gulls
2 days ago

49ers announce deal with Earl Mitchell

Maybe the Dolphins could have traded Earl Mitchell, too. Miami stopped short of cutting tackle Branden Albert when it became clear that someone would trade for him. The 49ers, given the zeal with which they pursued Mitchell, possibly would have done the same. The 49ers have announced the acquisition of Mitchell on a four-year deal.…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Earl Mitchell signs with 49ers

The 49ers have signed defensive tackle Earl Mitchell to a four-year deal, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported. Per the report, Mitchell will sign a contract worth $16 million over the four years and will get $5.5 million in 2017. Mitchell was released last week by the Dolphins, who cut him instead of paying him $4…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

49ers sign DT Earl Mitchell to four-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers are already getting to work on spending some of the small fortune they have saved under the salary cap. The Niners signed defensive tackle Earl Mitchell to a four-year, $16 million deal on Friday, according to multiple reports. NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo says he will earn $5.5 million in 2017. Mitchell was released by the Miami Dolphins last week and had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks meet with DT Earl Mitchell, but why?

The interest of the Seattle Seahawks in defensive tackle Earl Mitchell makes no sense. They have better and cheaper versions of him already on the roster. Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell was part of the housecleaning done by the Miami Dolphins this past week. Mitchell and DE Mario Williams were cut, while Brandon Albert will be […] Seahawks meet with DT Earl Mitchell, but why? ...
Via 12th Man Rising
7 days ago

Earl Mitchell lining up visits with teams

Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell was released by the Dolphins last Thursday in a move that saves Miami some money under the cap and gives Mitchell a jump on free agents when it comes to landing a new job. It looks like he should be in good position to do that. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media…
Via Pro Football Talk
8 days ago

Former Miami Dolphins DT Earl Mitchell to visit with Atlanta Falcons

The team is already focusing on their weakest position. The Atlanta Falcons are short on talent across their defensive line, and we have expected them to hit on multiple linemen in free agency and the draft. Thanks to an early cut by the Atlanta Falcons, they get a head start at the weak defensive tackle position. Mitchell will have a busy week, but the 29 year-old may have his best...
Via The Falcoholic
9 days ago

DT Earl Mitchell gets $3 million dollars guaranteed by the Dolphins

Earl Mitchell, defensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, was guaranteed $3 million dollars of his base salary of $4 million dollars because he was still on the roster five days after the league's new year. This guarantee clause isn't uncommon in contracts across the NFL and Mitchell and his agent made sure they had one too when they signed the four-year deal worth $16 million dollars...
Via PhinManiacs
March 17, 2015  |  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 a part of just getting after the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 12, 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

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