CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers have re-signed cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and signed unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell from the Oakland Raiders.
Both players signed one-year deals. The team announced the deals Thursday.
They are the latest moves to improve a secondary looking to replace long-time starting cornerback Chris Gamble, who was released in a salary cap move...
The Oakland Raiders have secured the first of their 17 unrestricted free agents in veteran right tackle Khalif Barnes. However, the Silver & Black scratched another name in their list of possible re-signees today as safety Mike Mitchell reached an agreement with the Carolina Panthers. Click here to see the updated Oakland Raiders’ complete list of Free Agents Barnes, who [...]
It looks like the Raiders are about to lose another of their restricted free agents.
This time it’s strong safety Mike Mitchell.
Here’s Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer:
Free agent safety Mike Mitchell says he’s agreed to terms on a 1-year deal with #Panthers. Will compete w/ DJ Campbell and H Nakamura at SS.
— Joe Person (@josephperson) March 20, 2013
And from Mitchell...
A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to a one-year contract with unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell.
The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the move has not been publically announced.
Mitchell played in 61 games with nine starts during four seasons with the Oakland Raiders. He had 41...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013
After visiting with the Carolina Panthers earlier this week, the team made it official on Wednesday as they signed safety Mike Mitchell to a one-year contract. Terms have not been released at this time.
Mitchell was a member of the Raiders' infamous 2009 draft class. One where Al Davis elected to take wide receiver Darrius Heyward Bey in the first round, and Mitchell in the...
While many free agents are on a downward trajectory, Oakland's 25-year-old safety, Mike Mitchell, is young and on the upswing. Stuck behind the Raiders' solid starters, Mitchell was productive against the run and fared well against two elite tight ends.
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...
The Oakland Raiders went back to practice in pads after a shell session on Wednesday and a day off yesterday. As the team gets closer to the preseason opener Monday against the Dallas Cowboys, injuries continue to be an issue as well as focus and execution.
“No, it wasn’t what we expected,” Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said on Friday's practice. “I thought our...
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