Steelers safety Mike Mitchell gave an impassioned rant about the NFL’s punishment policies

  • Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is furious with the way the NFL has handled a recent string of player suspensions.
  • Mitchell’s teammate JuJu Smith-Schuster and the New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski received equal suspensions for decidedly different plays, with Smith-Schuster making a block in-game and Gronkowski diving onto a player’s back after the whistle.
  • In a passionate rant, Mitchell criticized the league, its leadership, and the media for their portrayal of him as a “dirty player.”

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell voiced his displeasure with the NFL’s inconsistency with regard to punishing players for hits.

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