Source: Mike Mitchell to Steelers on five-year, $25 million deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms on a five-year, $25 million deal with former Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell, according to a league source.

Mitchell is an athletic, hard-hitting former Oakland Raiders second-round draft pick.

He recorded 66 tackles, four interceptions, 3.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and eight pass deflections last season.

For his career, Mitchell has 205 tackles, seven sacks and six interceptions.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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