The Buccaneers waived Mitchell on Friday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Mitchell has yet to play a snap since entering the league as an undrafted free agent in 2015.
Sep 4, 2020 8:06 PM EST
Mitchell (Achilles) is signing a one-year contract with Tampa Bay, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Analysis: Mitchell spent three seasons in the CFL before signing with the Cardinals and then Bucs last offseason. He suffered an Achilles tear in the preseason opener, landing on injured reserve in August. The 27-year-old wide receiver faces an uphill battle to rehab from the injury and earn a spot on the 53-man roster.
Mar 19, 2020 8:58 AM EST
Mitchell had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn left Achilles, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: Mitchell suffered the injury in Friday's preseason game, and had already been placed on injured reserve Tuesday. Following a successful surgery, Mitchell will miss all of 2019, and hope to rehab in time to battle for a depth role in 2020.
Aug 14, 2019 5:03 PM EST
The Buccaneers placed Mitchell (Achilles) on injured reserve Sunday, Rick Stroud of The Tampa Bay Times reports.
Analysis: Mitchell suffered the Achilles injury last week, and will now spend the rest of the season on injured reserve. The California native had an outstanding 2018 season in the CFL and was fighting for a depth receiver role with the Buccaneers.
Aug 13, 2019 8:21 AM EST
Mitchell was diagnosed with a torn left Achilles tendon after being carted off the field Friday night against the Steelers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Mitchell will likely miss the rest of the season following this diagnosis. He was fighting for a depth receiver role prior to suffering this devastating injury.
Aug 9, 2019 9:46 PM EST
Mitchell was carted off with a left-ankle injury during Friday's preseason tilt against Pittsburgh, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Mitchell's specific injury won't be clear until he's evaluated further but being carted off is never a good sign. He was competing for a depth receiver role and his odds at a roster spot will be hindered by even a few days on the sideline, let alone the extended absence that could result from his current injury.
Aug 9, 2019 6:28 PM EST
Mitchell signed a contract with the Buccaneers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Mitchell played in the CFL for three seasons and saw his stats increase each year -- the California native had 60 catches for 867 yards and three touchdowns in 2018. Mitchell has shown plenty of talent in Edmonton, but now has another opportunity in the NFL shortly after being cut by the Cardinals on Friday.
May 16, 2019 5:41 PM EST
Mitchell was released by the Cardinals on Friday.
Analysis: Mitchell signed a reserve/future contract with the Cardinals back in January after three years in the CFL. Given he had a stellar 2018 season in Canada, chances are Mitchell returns to the CFL for a better opportunity.
May 10, 2019 1:22 PM EST
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