Panthers Mitchell: I'm being 'targeted' by Goodell
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 28, 2013
Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell says he's being "targeted" by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after receiving his fifth fine of the season from the league office. Mitchell says he's been fined more than 10 times by Goodell since coming into the league in 2009. One gets the sense that Goodell might include a little something extra in Mitchell’s next FedEx package, perhaps including a list of the charities fine money is earmarked for. Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell called out the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday for making him a target for fines. And Mitchell doesn’t believe the latest fine will be his last. “There’s going to be . Mitchell says, "I'm being targeted because I play football physical, but I'm not out here cheap-shoting guys and doing dirty plays like I've seen people from Detroit do." Mitchell was fined $7,875 for taunting on a fourth-quarter play in which St. Louis and Carolina players fined for their roles in the fights and shoving matches during the second half of the Panthers’ 30-15 victory on Oct. 20.
Mike Mitchell thinks Roger Goodell’s pocketing fines
Much like the Raiders did when they selected him in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft, it appears Mike Mitchell overvalues himself. The Panthers safety said Monday he thinks the NFL is “targeting” him for fines, and even accused NFL Commissioner Ro…