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S Mike Mitchell says defense not in 'panic mode'

The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense has given up 26 points per game over four preseason games under new coordinator Keith Butler as the unit heads closer to the season opener against the defending champions Patriots in nine days. Safety Mike Mitchell tried to ease the tension by saying the team isn't ready to jump off the ledge just yet. The unit is still making the transition...
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Steelers S Mike Mitchell Suffered A Twisted Ankle During Wednesday’s Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers starting defense currently includes a few players who are sidelined with injuries and it sounds safety Mike Mitchell failed to make it through Wednesday’s practice unscathed. According to head coach Mike Tomlin, Mitchell twisted his ankle during Wednesdays practice and failed to finish the session as a... The post Steelers S Mike Mitchell Suffered A Twisted...
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Mike Mitchell, Shamarko Thomas developing chemistry at safety

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back coach Carnell Lake can see the chemistry between safeties Mike Mitchell and Shamarko Thomas growing as training camp and the preseason moves along. “It’s easy to draw it up on the board and stuff like that. We have to get out there when things are happening fast. They need that experience,” Lake said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. ...
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Steelers' Mitchell says he played better with Polamalu's backup

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell played through a groin injury in an underwhelming first season with the team in 2014. The lack of reps with fellow safety Troy Polamalu also may have contributed to his down season.  Mitchell told the Observer-Reporter that he believes he played better last season alongside Will Allen because the duo practiced together all offseason while Polamalu worked...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Mitchell Understands Importance Of Safety Tandem Being In Sync

The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed back defensive starter Mike Mitchell yesterday, who participated in his first padded practice of training camp working with Shamarko Thomas. The veteran defensive back knows that this time is crucial for the two safeties to come together and work in cohesion with one another, something that... The post Mike Mitchell Understands Importance Of Safety...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers S Mike Mitchell Played With Two Torn Groins Last Season

Safety Mike Mitchell probably won’t want to remember his first season with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the former third-round draft pick certainly didn’t play well in 2014. After the season was over, Mitchell announced that he had played with an injured groin. During an interview over the weekend with David Todd on 970 ESPN, Steelers […] Steelers S Mike Mitchell Played With...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Mitchell: I'm going to hit every single guy in the knee

It’s not a secret that defenders around the NFL are upset about new rules that supposedly focus on the safety of players around the league. Inconsistencies in the penalties have confused players, fans and writers alike. Multiple times throughout the course of the 2014 regular season, defensive players were flagged for hits that would have been legal in any other era. More than...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Three questions heading into OTA’s

The Pittsburgh Steelers will start OTAs this Tuesday. Although OTAs are “football in shorts,” it’s still gives us a reason to look forward to what the Steelers may have to offer in the early stages of the season. MORE STEELERS NEWS AND OPINIONS 3. Which veterans will take part? OTA’s usually doesn’t bolster too many high profile names. This season probably won’t be any...
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
April 14, 2014  |  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...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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