Mike Mitchell



Mike Mitchell: ‘Football Is About What You’re Willing To Do’

Mike Mitchell is following Ben Roethlisberger’s lead. Echoing what his quarterback said last weekend, Mitchell is placing his focus on the Pittsburgh Steelers Week One opponent. Inbetween being peppered questions about New England – excuse me while I scream into the void – Mitchell said his main focus is beating…


Film Room: Pattern Matching Made Easy

Kicking off this week with another Film Room. Know you guys have been asking for more of this and I love you all for it. My favorite topics to write about. Keith Butler had a lengthy conversation with the media during last week’s minicamp. Much of it revolved around schematic…


Who Is The Hardest Hitter On The Steelers?

Fun discussion I had over on Twitter two days ago. It all started when Mike Mitchell said on Instagram he considered Jordan Dangerfield, pound for pound, to be the second hardest hitter on the team. The leader, of course, being Mitchell. Until Vince Williams caught wind of it. Lol Sure…



James Harrison Brings New Weapon To Offseason (Literally)

James has got a gun. James has got a gun. James Harrison being generally intimidating passes for offseason fodder around here so let me indulge. Mike Mitchell posted an Instagram video of Harrison – armed with a giant rifle – yesterday afternoon. His mission? In his words, protect this house. “I got…


One Step To Take: FS Mike Mitchell

Bringing back a series I had a lot of fun exploring last offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game. The biggest area for…



Film Room: Mike Mitchell’s Hard Hitting Impact

I’ve spoken to this several times but I haven’t done the important part: show you guys. Mike Mitchell has a well-known reputation as a hitter. But beyond the actual blows he dishes out is the recognition of that by receivers going over the middle. It’s always in the back of…






Mitchell Takes Pride In Watching Young Secondary Players Develop

The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary went through quite a metamorphosis last season and that included the team’s top two draft picks, cornerback Artie Burns and safety Sean Davis, slowly being infused into the defense. As for Davis, who was initially asked to play in the slot before ultimately settling into a…