The Lions waived/injured Mitchel (undisclosed) on Tuesday, Vic Tafur of The Athletic Bay Area reports.
Mitchel was battling for a spot via special teams, but this mystery issue may have held him back. If he clears waivers, he'll revert to the Lions' injured reserve and await an injury settlement.
Mitchel inked a reserve/future deal with the Raiders on Tuesday.
Mitchel landed on the Colts' injured reserve during training camp, and was ultimately waived off injured reserve on Oct. 26. Mtichel later found his way to the Raiders' practice squad, and will now look to earn a role with the team for the 2018 season.
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