by Dave Carroll | Mon, Aug 4th 1:19pm EDT
Steelers activate new S Mike Mitchell from PUP list. Will practice today. (Gerry Dulac via Twitter)
According to the initial depth chart released today, Mitchell is the projected starter at Free Safety. In 2013 with the Panthers, Mitchell recorded 66 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 4 INTs. Mitchell will be an integral part of the Steelers backfield and will have four weeks to get ready for the season opener. The 6th year vet has a current Expert Consensus Ranking (ECR) of 40 which is 20 spots higher than his backfield mate of Polamalu.