Mike Mitchell


Mike Mitchell Deserves Credit For Helping Young Secondary Learn The Ropes

Mike Mitchell is known for his big hits. And his celebrations. And yes, sometimes, his missed tackles. But leadership should join that list. He’s taken the young Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary under his wing to ease their transition into the NFL. We’ve already seen Sean Davis gives the Steelers’ safety credit….



2017 Offseason Questions: When Will Steelers Add More Safety Help?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Steelers Defense Continues Trending Younger

Don’t look now, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense may have just gotten significantly younger once again following the 2017 free agency period and the draft. By the time the regular season opens—or at least, perhaps, but the time that it ends—it seems there are pretty good odds that the team…



Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…





Revisiting Steelers’ Recent First Weeks Of Free Agency

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been somewhat atypically active in the early portions of free agency over the course of the past few seasons—or at least it has come to feel atypical due to the fact that for several years prior to that the team has some significant cap issues that…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – S Mike Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


How Much Should The Steelers Prioritize Safety?

Wanted to throw this question out to you all for this Tuesday morning because we’ve had some interesting – and differing – discussions about it. If you’re Kevin Colbert, how do you approach the safety position in the offseason? Our Matthew Marczi even struggled to find an answer in his…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Safety

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


2016 Steelers’ Defensive Charting: Playoffs

Per reader request, an overview of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense from the playoffs only. If you missed it, check out our data from the regular season. There is so much good information there. You seriously don’t want to miss out. The Steelers defense was on the field for 194 snaps…