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Mike Mitchell
S #23
Height:
6-0
Weight:
210
Age:
27
College:
Ohio
Hometown:
Fort Thomas, KY
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
35
SCK
0.0
FF
2
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 240 185 55 7.0 0 20 6 63 -- 38 0 5 4
2014 PIT 7 7 35 29 6 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2013 CAR 15 14 66 50 16 3.5 -- 8 4 63 15.8 38 0 2 --
2012 OAK 16 2 41 32 9 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 OAK 13 4 31 22 9 1.0 -- 5 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2010 OAK 16 3 51 41 10 0.0 -- 5 1 0 -- 0 0 1 2
2009 OAK 16 0 16 11 5 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CLE W 30-27 7 3 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @BAL L 6-26 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @CAR W 37-19 5 5 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 TB L 24-27 6 5 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @JAC W 17-9 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @CLE L 10-31 3 3 0 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
7 HOU W 30-23 6 6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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Biography

Mike Mitchell
Safety

PRO (82-29/1-1): Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell signed with the team as an unrestricted free agent (from Carolina) on March 12, 2014…signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers as an unrestricted free agent on March 21, 2013…originally selected in the second round (47th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

Mike Mitchell
Safety

PRO (82-29/1-1): Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell signed with the team as an unrestricted free agent (from Carolina) on March 12, 2014…signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers as an unrestricted free agent on March 21, 2013…originally selected in the second round (47th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

2014 (6-6):

  • 9/7 vs. Cleveland: Started at FS in his Steelers debut.
  • 9/11 at Baltimore: Finished second among the defensive backs with five tackles.
  • 9/21 at Carolina: Saw action at LB in place of injured LB Jarvis Jones…totaled a season-high two tackles…added his first career sack as a Steeler.
  • 9/28 vs. Tampa Bay: Made his first career start at OLB as a Steeler.

2013 (15-14): Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell played in 15 regular-season games and set a career high with 14 starts…sat out the season-opener due to a calf injury…started the team’s lone postseason contest…set single-season career highs in tackles (74), solo tackles (53), sacks (3.5), interceptions (4) and forced fumbles (2)…tied for the team lead in both interceptions and forced fumbles…tied a career-high with five passes defensed…added one quarterback pressure…registered seven games with six or more tackles…10/6 at Arizona: Finished with six tackles, one interception and one pass defensed…10/13 at Minnesota: Intercepted a career-high two passes, returning them for a total of 62 yards…both interceptions resulted in Panthers’ touchdowns…also added one sack and seven tackles…10/20 vs. St. Louis: Set a season high with eight tackles (all solo)…registered a sack for the second consecutive game, breaking his previous single-season high of 1.5 sacks…set a single-game and single-season high with two forced fumbles…the first forced fumble led to a Graham Gano field goal…his second forced fumble came when Mitchell sacked and stripped QB Kellen Clemens…11/10 at San Francisco: Added to his sack total, registering a half-sack for a four-yard loss…12/1 vs. Tampa Bay: Intercepted his fourth pass of the season, which led to a Panthers’ touchdown drive…12/29 at Atlanta: Recorded one sack for eight yards to go along with one pass defensed…NFC Divisional Game 1/12 vs. San Francisco: Started at FS in his postseason debut…finished with five tackles and one pass defensed.

2012 (16-2): Played in all 16 games and made two starts…finished with 47 tackles, one sack and one pass defensed…finished third on the team with eight special teams tackles…11/18 at New Orleans: Made his first start of the season at SS…set career-highs with 13 total tackles and six assisted tackles…12/6 vs. Denver: Registered one sack for a six-yard loss to go along with seven tackles…12/30 at San Diego: Started at SS…finished with seven tackles.

2011 (13-4): Played in 13 games and made four starts…missed the first three games of the season due to a knee injury…recorded 31 tackles, one sack and one interception…tied a career high with five passes defensed…also added three special teams tackles…10/2 vs. New England: Registered his first career sack in his first appearance of the season…10/23 vs. Kansas City: Set a season-high with five tackles…12/11 at Green Bay: Registered his first interception of the season. 

2010 (16-3): Played in all 16 games and made three starts…finished the season with 51 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble…set career-highs with five passes defensed and two fumble recoveries…the pair of fumble recoveries tied for the team lead….added five special teams tackles…9/26 at Arizona: Made his first career start…10/10 vs. San Diego: Registered three tackles, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery…10/24 at Denver: Started at S…registered five tackles, one pass defensed and forced his first career fumble, which resulted in a rushing touchdown by Darren McFadden…12/12 at Jacksonville: Registered his first career interception…the ensuing drive resulted in a Raiders touchdown…12/26 vs. Indianapolis: Started at S…finished with six tackles and a fumble recovery…his fumble recovery resulted in a field goal on the ensuing Raiders’ drive.

2009 (16-0): Appeared in 16 games as a rookie…finished the season with 16 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one fumble recovery…also contributed three special teams tackles…9/14 vs. San Diego: Made his NFL debut…9/27 vs Denver: Set a season-high with three tackles (all solo) and recovered his first career fumble…12/13 vs. Washington: Recorded his first career sack, resulting in a 13-yard loss.

COLLEGE: Played in 45 games and made 30 starts in four seasons…finished his career tied for eighth in school history with 140 interception return yards…majored in political science. 2008: Started all 11 games in which he played…placed fourth on the team with 62 tackles and led the team with three interceptions…also broke-up five passes…recorded a season-high nine stops against Akron…finished with 4.5 TFLs, 0.5 sack and two forced fumbles against VMI…recorded two interceptions against Northwestern, marking the second time in his career that he intercepted two passes in a single game. 2007: Played in 11 games…finished third on the team with 74 tackles, including a team-high 47 solo stops…tied for the team lead with two interceptions…recorded four TFLs, 1.5 sacks and four passes defensed…also forced one fumble and recovered another…finished with 12 tackles and tied a career-high with nine solo stops against Akron…set a career high with seven assisted tackles and 1.5 TFLs against Kent State…set career-highs with 14 tackles and two interceptions against Wyoming while also recording one sack. 2006: Played in all 14 games and started the final eight…tied for fourth on the team with 55 tackles…set a career-high with five TFLs…intercepted two passes and broke-up two passes…also forced one fumble…recorded five or more tackles in a game seven times…recorded six tackles and one interception against Central Michigan in the MAC Championship Game…registered his first career interception and returned it 30 yards against Eastern Michigan…recorded his first career sack against Western Michigan. 2005: Saw action in nine games at safety as a freshman…finished the season with 21 tackles, two passes defensed and one forced fumble…set a season-high with eight tackles and forced his first career fumble against Toledo…finished with five tackles, including his first career tackle for loss, against Bowling Green…made his collegiate debut in the home opener against Pittsburgh.

PERSONAL: Graduate of Highlands High School (Fort Thomas, Ky.)…recorded 87 tackles, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior…earned honorable mention all-state honors following his senior season and led his team to the 2004 state championship…son of Marchelle and Maurice Mitchell.

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