Mike Mitchell recorded four tackles (one solo) against the Broncos on Sunday.
Mitchell finished the season third on the team with 80 tackles (58) and nine passes defended. He also led the defense with three interceptions, and shared the lead with two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. This is the player the Pittsburgh Steelers thought they were getting when they signed Mitchell to a five year, $25 million deal as a free agent from the Panthers in 2014. With three years remaining on that contract, Mitchell will be back next season, looking to extend his consecutive regular season games started streak, currently at 46, which is the sixth longest active consecutive games played streak among for an NFL free safety.
Mike Mitchell (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game at Baltimore.
With 70 total tackles so far, Mitchell is having a solid all-around season and will be looking for his fourth interception of the season against Jimmy Clausen in this game.
Mike Mitchell (shoulder) had six tackles (five solo) and a fumble recovery in the Pittsburgh Steelers win over the Broncos on Sunday.
The fumble recovery was the fifth of Mitchell's career, and second of 2015 to match a single-season career high. He also has three interceptions on the season, and will face Baltimore quarterback Jimmy Clausen, who has four interceptions in four games, in Week 16.
Mike Mitchell (shoulder) is listed as active Sunday against the Broncos, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Mitchell has been quite consistent in the tackle department this season, ranging between four and eight in 11 of 13 games, while falling just shy of the floor in the other two. In addition to 64 tackles, he's scattered three interceptions, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.
Mike Mitchell recorded a team-high eight tackles (six solo) in the Pittsburgh Steelers ' loss to the Seahawks on Sunday.
The eight tackles are a single-game best for Mitchell since he joined Pittsburgh. The defense failed to record a turnover against Seattle, and will look to turn things around in Week 13 against the Colts, who are 4-0 with Matt Hasselbeck at quarterback.
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