Steelers safety hilariously, politely, vehemently disagrees with facemask flag

Mike Mitchell has been called a dirty player, but the Steelers safety couldn't have been more polite while voicing his displeasure over a facemask call midway through overtime of Sunday's game against the Browns.

Added bonus: Mitchell, incredulous about the call and yelling like he's in a haunted house against his will, also drops a "goodness gracious" on the official:

And we can't disagree with this tweet:

Meanwhile, Mitchell, who did grab Corey Coleman's facemask on the play -- but Coleman also grabbed Mitchell's -- has made it clear that he is not, despite perception, a dirty player. Here he is late last month, after Bengals coach Marvin Lewis reportedly mentioned Mitchell in comparison to Vontaze Burfict.

"All this sh--, people talking about me being a dirty player, man, go slap yourself," Mitchell said at the time, via

Goodness gracious, indeed.

In related news, the Browns, who led the Steelers 14-0 in the first half and had at least three chances to win the game, ended up losing in overtime, 27-24.

Good news: They have the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Bad news: They'll almost certainly find a way to screw it up.

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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